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Be COVID-19 ready, be school ready!

Help us at Brainwave to support local South African businesses through sponsoring Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) packs to schools in need.  Purchasing your PPE school pack through us will ensure that: Supported schools receive top quality PPE equipment. You can assist in implementing a precautionary safety strategy in a quick turnaround time (no need to…

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Foonda connects students to scholarships, bursaries

By Bizcommunity Foonda Technology Solutions has launched a digital platform that aims to match eligible students with tertiary scholarships, bursaries, learnerships and other sponsorship opportunities from across the globe. © zimmytws – 123RF.com Company founder Vuyolwethu Pakade believes that sponsorship and skills development opportunities are available but young people from underserved communities do not have the…

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iCollege launches data-free app to keep students learning during lockdown

In an initiative to keep its higher education students studying during the national lockdown, iCollege has created an app to allow learners to continue accessing facilitation of their courses for free from the comfort of their homes. © loganban – 123RF.com iCollege, a private higher educational institution for underprivileged South African students who cannot afford to…

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NSFAS students urged to open bank accounts

The National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has urged qualifying students to open bank accounts to ensure a more efficient disbursement of funds from institutions. © ximagination – 123RF.com NSFAS Administrator, Dr Randall Carolissen, said the scheme is working on a banking model that will eliminate all intermediaries in the disbursement value chain. The model will…

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Mastercard offers free online STEM lessons

Mastercard extended access to its signature STEM curriculum, Girls4Tech, through a suite of new online, creative educational resources. The programme has been designed to help parents and teachers engage and inspire kids, ages eight to 12. Through the newly launched website Girls4Tech Connect, as well as through activities made in collaboration with Mastercard’s education partner…

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