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Higher Learning Reporter

    New leadership model could improve service delivery
    New leadership model could improve service delivery
    New research suggests the leadership model for the public service in South Africa may have to be overhauled to improve service delivery.
    Breaking provincial boundaries to improve service delivery
    Breaking provincial boundaries to improve service delivery
    Schools of public management and administration at South African institutions need to rethink their academic positioning amid a fundamental shift...
    Unisa's inroads into Africa
    Unisa's inroads into Africa
    The Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL) is to recruit more students spread across a larger number of African countries in the next...
    Economic research gets a boost
    Economic research gets a boost
    Unisa's College of Economic and Management Sciences (Cems) has set up a specialised support unit to bolster its expanding research actitivities....
    Open-access journal on the horizon
    Open-access journal on the horizon
    The international visibility of South African research is poised for a boost, thanks to the establishment of an open-access platform for high-quality local scholarly journals....
    A shortage of managers
    A shortage of managers
    South Africa is facing a serious shortage in management skills, said Professor Eon Smit, director of the University of Stellenbosch’s...
    Diabetes breakthrough
    Diabetes breakthrough
    A study by researchers at Monash University in Australia has found that gastric banding surgery has a profound effect on one of society's biggest...
    Conference on women in higher learning sectors
    Conference on women in higher learning sectors
    Women remain massively under-represented in leadership positions in higher education.
    The graduate's ideal boss
    The graduate's ideal boss
    The definition of an 'ideal employer” is very different for South African graduates compared with their European and North American counterparts,...
    Europe's doctoral drive
    Europe's doctoral drive
    The European University Association (EUA) has launched a Europe-wide platform to bolster doctoral education. The EUA Council for Doctoral Education...
    Doing the honours
    Doing the honours
    The National Research Foundation (NRF) honoured 19 of South Africa's top researchers at its annual President's Awards, which were made in three...
    The age of the project manager
    The age of the project manager
    Project management skills are so valuable that they can be used in everyday work-life and not just in a specific project.