Jackie Carroll

Jackie Carroll is the managing director and co-founder of Media Works, a provider of adult education and training in South Africa for more than 23 years

It’s time to reimagine adult literacy in a post-Covid-19 world

As we celebrate International Literacy Day, it’s important that adult learners aren’t left left behind. The lockdown has curtailed face-to-face lessons, but companies in the adult literacy space are pivoting to online learning

Close the education gap by helping employees get their matric

In a changing work environment and poor economic climate, the minimum requirement is a national senior certificate or similar

No matter what, a matric remains within reach

Even if you have failed, don’t lose hope. You can take steps to improve your situation

Literacy and skills are the power for good

Lifelong learning should now be the goal of all, and it comes down to two essential ingredients

Competent delivery key to new skills laws

The effectiveness of recent initiatives will depend on the institutions that will implement them, writes <b>Jackie Carroll</b>.

Still on the back burner?

The government must clarify its adult education priorities, argues <b>Jackie Carroll</b>.

Press Releases

World Aids Day

Huge strides have been made, but the fight against HIV is far from over, and Covid-19 has disrupted testing and treatments

How to get the most money for your old iPhone towards a new one

Cash in your old iPhone to upgrade to a new one or get a reduced rate on your monthly contract from your service provider

Gender-Based Violence

In South Africa, women live in fear. It’s difficult to speak out against the patriarchal system, but many have done so, and continue to do so

POWER Business #OnTheMoney talks to Risenga Maluleke, South African Statistician-General

If Stats SA is to really have timely data that’s accurate and remains relevant then we need to make sure that the institution is strengthened

Dr Sumy Thomas: Deciphering the human puzzle, from the inside out

The Discovery Foundation MGH Fellowship Award recipient for 2020 will focus on internal medicine, particularly the endocrine system of patients affected by HIV

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story