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African ICT Skills Mapping and Audit Initiative Launched

The Education Support Forum (TEDSF) has launched an African ICT Skills Mapping and Audit initiative on https://ict-skills-africa.org  that seeks to list ICT skills training...

2019 Desmond Tutu Fellows Announced

Every year The African Leadership Institute (AFLI) searches for the best up and coming or already established young leaders from Africa who are taken...

Study shows AKA is SA hip hop King

The way we produce, distribute and consume information has been vastly altered by the internet. According to famed economist, Jeremy Rifkin, we are now...


TIA launches Technology Acquisition and Deployment Fund

The Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) has launched a Technology Acquisition and Deployment Fund (TADF) pilot programme. The aim of the TADF is to facilitate the...



Africa Celebrates Industrialization Day – 20 November

2018 Theme: “Promoting Regional Value Chains in Africa: A pathway for accelerating Africa’s structural transformation, industrialization and pharmaceutical production” Industrialization for development Industrialization, with strong linkages...


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Why Problem Solving is not emphasized in schools

In a 2018 study conducted by Adobe, nearly all, 85%, of educators and policymakers in the United States, say they think creative problem solving...

How can governments stimulate entrepreneurial success?

Should governments be more entrepreneurial? This is a question that has been tackled by emminent persons like Marianna Mazzucato . TEDSF has also written...
2018 South African School Terms and Public Holidays Calendar

Time For Back To School 2019

2019 South African Government School Terms Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Northern Cape and  Western Cape. All nine provinces have...

How can startups change the education sector?

Everyone expects schools at all levels -- from pre-school to post-graduate universities -- to change fundamentally as software turbocharges both students and teachers, enables...
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The Emergence of the Free Education Revolution

"Student debt is at an all-time high and we expect the bubble to burst as housing did in 2008", this a statement that is...


Mark Sham of #SuitAndSneakers Apologises for Gender Discrimination

It is not every day that someone is willing to admit to their folly. This world is full of wicked problems that no one...