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Link learning to real world

Education cannot take place in a vacuum, it should meet the needs of the community, writes <b>Primarashni Gower</b>.

Take a virtual field trip via Google

School teachers and their learners can now take virtual field trips, following the launch of the local Google Street View Teachers' Guide.

Winners in innovation

South African educators once again did well in a global project that encourages teachers to use technology to transform education.

What’s wrong with SA schools?

<b>Primarashni Gower</b> speaks to Graeme Bloch, author of <i>The Toxic Mix: What is Wrong with SA's Schools and How to Fix It</i>.

Olympiad beckons

SAASTA is urging grade 11 and 12 learners to take part in the 2011 National Science Olymnpiad.

DBE’s ICT plans revealed

The DBE is aiming to utilise technology as a developmental tool for teacher education as well as integrating it into the school curriculum.

SA schools kick off groundbreaking project

Two Western Cape schools have become the first participants in a global project aimed at addressin g pressing environmental issues using technology.

Teacher geeks to gather in Cape Town

Hundreds of teachers, education leaders and tech experts will gather in Cape Town next week for the finals of the World Innovative Education Forum.

Making science fun

The South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement is urging grade 11 and 12's to participate in the 2011 National Science Olympia

Learning in 3D

Teachers and learners can now take virtual field trips to areas of importance using the local Google Street View Teachers' Guide.

Yes kids can — with Obami

Barbara Mallinson spoke to <b>Primarashni Gower</b> about the launch of her school networking site, <a href=""></a>.

In search of scientists

With National Science Week in August, <b>Primarashni Gower</b> spoke to Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor about the importance of science.

A great book on South African inventions

What do Pratley putty, rooibos tea, the Kreepy Krauly pool cleaner, and Mrs Ball's chutney have in common?

Focus on teaching, Unisa told

A quality audit tells university to get its vast house in order, write <b>Cornia Pretorius</b> and <b>Primarashni Gower</b>.

Leaving the bay

In fact, one of the guiding principles of <i>Belacqua and so it goes</i> is to think aloud about possible future scenarios for higher education.

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Q&A Sessions: ‘My north star is the patient’

Rhulani Nhlaniki is Pfizer’s cluster lead for sub-Saharan Africa. As Pfizer starts phase III of the clinical trial of their Covid-19 vaccine candidate, he tells Malaikah Bophela that if it is successful, the company will ensure the vaccine will be available to everyone who needs it

Murder of anti-mining activist emboldens KZN community

Mam’Ntshangase was described as a fierce critic of mining and ambassador for land rights.

Hawks swoop down with more arrests in R1.4-billion corruption blitz

The spate of arrests for corruption continues apace in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape.

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Transport Month

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Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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