Impact of disruption on higher education

In the last five years, disruption has been rife in many industries. The banking and retail sectors, insurance industry, and logistics have been transformed by technology; driven by the capabilities of new technologies, changing demands of customers, and rapidly...

UCT makes IT appealing to female students

IT is traditionally a male-dominated sector, but the University of Cape Town's (UCT) School of IT is working hard to make the sector more attractive to women. The stereotype that majoring in the field of IT involves little except coding all day has been one of the...

Diepsloot learners use AI, robotics for community solutions

STE(A)M educational specialist I-Innovate has brought a 21st century learning programme to South Africa to open up opportunities in our under-served school communities for learners to develop the talents and skills that are critical in the digital age. This term,...

Huawei partners to boost ICT skills development

There is critical shortage of skilled ICT professionals in Sub-Saharan Africa which hampers the growth of a thriving ICT sector and drive economic growth. To address this skills shortage, Huawei has launched an ICT Talent Ecosystem Program for Sub-Sahara Africa at...