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Universities, TVET colleges go online as COVID cases surge

National Student Financial Aid Scheme beneficiaries continue to wait in vain for laptops, despite higher learning shifting exclusively online for all students.


Minister blames global chip shortage for student laptop delays

Of the total consignment of 730 000 laptops intended for National Student Financial Aid Scheme students, only 7 300 laptops have been received, almost a year later.


Students urged to use online university placement system

Education minister Dr Blade Nzimande asks post-matric students still looking to be placed to use the department’s online Central Application Clearing House system.

Dec 11, 2020

College-industry partnership promotes ICT talent development

Huawei, SAPCO and the Department of Higher Education and Training strengthen their partnership to transform 33 TVET colleges into ICT academies.


ICT-related jobs in high demand in SA

The latest National List of Occupations in High Demand shows data scientists and Web developers are among the most sought after in SA.


ICT tenders: Higher education and training looks to tech

This week’s National Tender Bulletin sees a number of colleges and SETAs looking to upgrade.


Cape Town plans to boost BPO sector skills

The city partners with the National Skills Fund to enable upskilling and placement of young people in employment opportunities in the BPO sector.


NSFAS students in laptop limbo as govt opens tender

There’s no clarity on when National Student Financial Aid Scheme beneficiaries will receive laptops, as government is still to commence procurement.


SA universities must lead Industry 4.0 curriculum

Minister Naledi Pandor wants to see more higher learning institutions offer education courses that speak to the fourth industrial revolution.


Embrace Industry 4.0, says deputy minister

Higher learning institutes must find new ways to equip students with skills required by the fourth industrial revolution, says deputy minister Buti Manamela.


CACH helps matrics with university placements

Students will be able to access the online service between 5 January and 28 February 2018.


Digital learning can aid free tertiary education

High demand for tertiary education in SA calls for deployment of massive open online courses, says an analyst.

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