11/10/2017

Foschini and Educor Bursary Winner – A proud Damelin Part-Time Alumnus

By Ashmika Chottu

Educor Holdings has collaborated with leading fashion retailer, The Foschini Group (TFG), to offer thousands of South Africans...

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05/10/2017

Educor Hosts its First Academic Advising Research Conference

By Ashmika Chottu

Leading private education provider, Educor Holdings will be hosting its first Academic Advising Research Conference on Friday, 6...

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14/09/2017

Educor Holdings Partners with the Digital Marketing Institute to Launch Two New Courses

By Ashmika Chottu

Educor Holdings technology arm, emotions Studios, has partnered with the Digital Marketing Institute (DMI) to launch two new...

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13/09/2017

Educor Hosts Annual Sports Day in Gauteng

By Ashmika Chottu

Kitted in their sporting gear and amped to take home the winning trophies, staff and students of Educor Holdings face-to-face...

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15/08/2017

Celebrating Our Educor Women

Educor Holdings hosts a successful breakfast in celebration of Women’s Month

By Ashmika Chottu and Nana Zuke

 “Here’s to strong women. May we know...

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11/08/2017

Educor Education Foundation Launches revamped Science Labs at Inanda School

By Ashmika Chottu

Damaged desks, broken chairs and hollow flooring sadly described the run-down state of the science laboratories at the Inanda...

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21/07/2017

Educor Spreads Mandela Day Cheer at CHOC KZN

By Ashmika Chottu and Nana Zuke

In celebration of Nelson Mandela Day on Tuesday 18 July, Educor Holdings dedicated its 67 minutes to the CHOC...

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15/05/2017

Educor’s Academic Advising Centre turns one

By Ashmika Chottu 

Educor’s revolutionary Academic Advising Centre (AAC), which launched in May 2016, celebrates its first-year milestone having...

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01/02/2017

Educor introduces its Board of Experts

Private education provider, Educor Holdings, is proud to officially introduce the Group’s Executive Board of professionals. The EXCO team’s objective...

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30/01/2017

Educor sets up Senate for good academic governance

Educor Holdings, Southern Africa’s largest private education group recently held the inaugural meeting of its first Senate.

Internationally, the...

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05/12/2016

Educor Goes Online!

In an exciting new announcement by Educor Holdings, City Varsity, the renowned school of media and creative arts in South Africa has developed a...

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06/10/2016

Educor brands go head-to-head at the annual sports day

Educor Holdings, home to some of South Africa’s most popular education brands such as Damelin, CityVarsity and Central Technical College (CTC)...

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14/06/2016

Educor Launches the First Academic Advising Centre in the Country

Educor Holdings made academic history on the 11th May as over 100 stakeholders, press and regulatory bodies descended at Educor House in Pinetown to...

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16/03/2016

Damelin Centurion Moves to New Premises

Damelin Centurion has moved to a bigger and better home.  Only 3.3km away from the previous site; students, staff and parents can now enjoy the...

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25/11/2015

Damelin’s Goodwill Project Gives Back R250 000 to 5000 children

Damelin KZN held their annual Goodwill Project giving back to over 5000 pupil’s across various schools in KwaZulu-Natal with a fun-filled day of good...

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14/10/2015

Educor addresses SA’s skills shortages and launches two new degrees

In order to answer the call by government to address critical and scarce skills in the country, Educor Holdings, the largest private education...

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14/09/2015

Educor Invests In Local School

Educor, the leading provider of private education in Southern Africa, embarked on an exciting hamper and painting project as part of the national...

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20/07/2015

Educor brands support Mandela Day

In the spirit of Mandela Day, the Community Engagement committee and the Schools Marketing Team engaged with communities in Manenberg and Khayelitsha...

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01/06/2015

Higher education holds keys to prosperity

In the last two decades, African countries have made considerable progress in the face of global economic downturn. But future growth will depend on...

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20/04/2015

Damelin made my dream come true

“Damelin made my dream come true” - Winner of Damelin’s MINI Cooper Competition

Cape Town resident, Mercia Abramch receives the key to her brand new...

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09/03/2015

ICESA Awards 10 Tablets to KZN Residents

ICESA gave away ten brand new digital tablets to lucky listeners of Gagasi FM recently in an exciting five day run, live on the radio station.

The...

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11/02/2015

Life after matric: What’s next?

You’ve hit the crossroads in life between school and the real world. So what’s next? Kay Vittee, a human resources expert, sets out the main choices...

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04/02/2015

University fees up 9 to 12%

January 6 2015 at 06:21pm
By SIHLE MLAMBO 

Durban - Parents enrolling their children at university will have to fork out an extra 9 to 12 percent...

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26/01/2015

Turned Away by University? There is a Second Chance for You

According to the Deputy Minister of Education and Training, Mduduzi Manana, students who have been turned away by universities should not be...

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14/01/2015

South Africa: President Zuma Congratulates Class of 2014

President Jacob Zuma has congratulated the matric class of 2014, who achieved a 75.8% pass rate.

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga today...

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12/12/2014

South Africa should scrap simple ‘pass’ or ‘fail’ exam results for school-leavers

SA must scrup pass or fail exam results

It’s high stakes when the education minister announces South Africa’s matric results. GovernmentZA, CC BY-ND

In South Africa, as in many...

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02/12/2014

SA Sign Language added to curriculum

South African sign language will be introduced as a subject to pupils in Grades R to 3 and Grade 9 from next year. Photo: Tracey Adams

Cape...

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27/11/2014

South Africans are positive about entrepreneurship, believe it can be taught

It’s not often that you hear news stories about South Africa being a good place to do business. After all, research released earlier this year...

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11/11/2014

Women in science: SA ahead of the pack

Lungile Sitole is doing her PhD in biochemistry at the University of Pretoria. She is working to understand HIV/Aidsand the impact treating it...

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30/10/2014

Matric drop-out rate ‘scary’

Half of the 1.1 million pupils who were in Grade 10 in 2012 never made it to matric this year.
FILE PHOTO: Thomas Holder

Durban - Half of the...

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28/07/2014

EDUCOR SPREADS GOODWILL ON MANDELA DAY

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23/07/2014

EDUCATION GIANT EDUCOR SPENDS MANDELA DAY AT MALVERN CHILDREN’S HOME

Over  80 children of Malvern Children’s Home were all smiles on Friday, 18 July, when the staff of Educor, the largest provider of private...

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30/06/2014

ADULTS TO GET A CRACK AT A NEW MATRIC EQUIVALENT

Adults completing this qualification will have shown that they are able to read, write clearly, problem-solve, and apply their knowledge skilfully....

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08/05/2014

MATRIC PASS RATE HIGHEST YET AT 78.2%

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has announced matrics achieved a pass rate of 78.2%, with the Free State getting the top marks of 87.4%.

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18/02/2014

SCHOOL MATHS FAILING VARSITY ENTRANTS

Pupils poor mathematical skills bodes ill for preparedness for physics at university.

The new matric syllabus first examined in 2008 provides an...

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18/02/2014

WOMEN ACADEMICS WORK IT OUT

“Here I get support, advice and inspiration — You find sisters here.”

These were the words of Thembi Ncube at a University of Limpopo event two...

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07/06/2013

NO EASY ANSWERS TO TEACHING REQUIREMENTS

The debate about whether the education system delivers continues.

A Neotel-sponsored Mail & Guardian Business Breakfast, held on Wednesday in...

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22/06/2012

BLADE’S PROMISES ARE EDUCATIONAL


There were five new promises, one dismaying revelation and a politically centred education conundrum in Higher Education and Training Minister...

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07/05/2012

Marks that pass the grade

By Mafu Rakometsi

Umalusi expresses concern over the storm in the media and civil society regarding the standards of South African education.

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24/04/2012

Why accountants have it good

The accounting degree has become a dynamic platform from which to launch a fulfilling career. Here are some of the top reasons to pursue a career...

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16/04/2012

ABC for economic growth

By Lance Clack

The government's green paper on post-school education and training makes clear connections between adult education and training...

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03/04/2012

Public to stand against phoney professionals

By Henk du Plessis

Would you trust your doctor or dentist to give you medical attention if you knew they didn’t have a valid doctor’s degree?...

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20/03/2012

Education: the missing piece of the puzzle?

By Liza van Wyk

“Our education and training system should be the cornerstone of all efforts to radically transform South Africa and build a truly...

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20/01/2012

Blade’s green paper cuts to the education core

By David MacFarlane

The timing was all, but will it be enough? Blade Nzimande's exquisitely chosen moment for releasing his green paper on...

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05/01/2012

Where the 2030 vision blurs

By Michael Kahn

Although the national development plan's "Vision for 2030", released last month, argues that science and technology are key...

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21/11/2011

Defining and managing exam stress

Final exam time is always synonymous with stress and anxiety, and this time of year sees many students taking strain and suffering from feelings of...

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21/10/2011

State: Nothing sinister about rise in matric part-timers

By Bongani Nkosi

There is nothing suspicious about the vast increase in part-time candidates writing matric since 2008, the department of basic...

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14/10/2011

Matric results will be released in media

The 2011 Matric Results will be published in all accredited media, the Department of Basic Education (DBE) has announced. This is despite most...

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06/10/2011

‘Gwebs’ now heading up DHET

The Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande, congratulated the new Director-General of the Department of Higher Education and...

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30/09/2011

Educor bursaries create better futures

Educor Foundation has recently awarded bursaries to the total value of R450,000 to educators and Grade 12 learners, through two of Educor’s...

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22/09/2011

Trying to find the right words

By Arlys van Wyk

My daily exposure to the desperation so many of our students experience as they negotiate their learning at university spurs my...

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15/09/2011

Motoring into the future

By Maryna Marais

Public further education and training (FET) colleges are well placed to play a critical role in skills development by entering...

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09/09/2011

Why are we considering placebos?

By Peter Kallaway

There is a healthy debate springing up about the need for educational reform in South Africa and three solutions are...

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29/08/2011

The necessity of lifelong learning

Wikipedia defines lifelong learning as the continuous building of skills and knowledge throughout the life of an individual. Learning is not a...

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18/08/2011

Take the next step in your career with Damelin

Damelin South Africa is opening a new campus in East London. This opens up a variety of exciting career challenges for suitably qualified and...

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17/08/2011

Averting an ICT Crisis 101

By André Calitz

Too few learners are considering career opportunities in information and communications technology (ICT). Yet South Africa...

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08/08/2011

Minister opens the door for more South Africans to complete their Senior Certificate

The teach-out period of the Senior Certificate (the previous Grade 12 qualification) has been extended until 2014 by the Minister of Basic...

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29/07/2011

Cleaning the pool of qualifications

By Chaile Makaleng

Central to the discussions on establishing a coherent post-school system is the need for a diverse qualification mix that will...

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22/07/2011

Umalusi’s vision for a post-school system

By Dr Ronel Blom

 

Under the South African Qualifications Authority Act of 1995 the education and training system was structured in three bands...

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21/07/2011

The closed doors of academe

By Stuart Saunders

The doors of learning and culture may be open to all but millions leaving at the end of school have been short-changed and at...

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19/07/2011

Setas ‘have supported Nzimande’

Recently a lot has been said about the Sector Education and Training Authorities (Setas), but some of it has served to obfuscate rather than...

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19/07/2011

Competent delivery key to new skills laws

In a South Africa desperately seeking to raise the skills levels of the majority of its people, every education initiative is to be welcomed. But...

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