Training and e-Learning
2:50
Tuesday

Digital skills are Africa’s ticket to prosperity

If Africa wants to thrive amid all of the changes happening as a result of 4IR, it needs to boost digital skills, says SAP’s Cathy Smith.

3:30

SA SME Fund, TIA co-invest R350m in tech start-ups

The organisations form a partnership to invest in a hardware tech incubator, University Technology Fund and biotechnology.

3:10

UJ launches Institute for Intelligent Systems

The institute seeks to place science, technology and innovation at the centre of SA’s development by providing research and academic programmes to students.

3:30
Monday

NASA astronaut inspires SA scholars to become ‘Mars generation’

Former NASA spaceman Dr Don Thomas collaborates with STEM organisation Living Maths to encourage local scholars to enter STEM-related careers.

2:30

Privacy regulation is on the horizon

tdglobal assists organisations with their data governance programmes, helping define strategy, frameworks, operating models and implementing programmes.

4:30
13 Sep

Cisco, ITU look to boost digital skills in Africa

The multi-stakeholder partnership seeks to tackle the digital skills gap in communities through a digital transformation initiative.

3:00

Slow pace persists in ICT-related undergrad degrees

South Africa has seen the number undergraduate degrees in computer and information science stagnate at around 2 000 over a five-year period.

1:40

ContinuitySA offers Complete Continuity Practitioner course

The five-day programme will run from 21-25 October at its offices in Midrand.

5:00

Retraining required for 120m workers

Around 120 million workers in the world’s top 12 economies will need to be retrained in tech and soft skills in the next three years, says IBM.

4:20
5 Sep

Cisco channels R140m towards digitisation of SA

The investment focuses on three key areas: job creation, skills and talent development, as well as national cyber security.

1:30

Google’s CS First in action

Showcasing how the Internet can create digitally-enabled citizens, Google’s CS First programme was on show in Cape Town yesterday.