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Professor Magnate Ntombela appointed as Principal of MANCOSA

While recognising he has big shoes to fill, the newly appointed principal of MANCOSA, Professor Magnate Ntombela, says he draws strength from the human assets and organisational structures assembled by his predecessor. Professor Ntombela takes over the helm of the private higher education institution from the philanthropist and eminent educationist, Professor Yusuf Karodia, who passed…

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MANCOSA offers forgery-proof blockchain certificates

In an effort to tackle the fake qualifications threat and to protect its brand reputation, higher education institution MANCOSA is introducing a blockchain-based diploma certification service. The BCdiploma dematerializes and automates the issuance of certified diplomas and certificates, and is designed to guarantee the highest level of reliability on the market. The introduction of blockchain…

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MANCOSA Alumni motivate matriculants with success stories

Successful graduates of MANCOSA, the private higher education institution, urge those who have recently matriculated to make the correct academic and career choices. At this time of year when school leavers must evaluate their choices for the future, they are encouraged by MANCOSA alumni to continue to pursue their dreams and plan their career paths….

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MANCOSA student among GradStar top employable candidates

In its quest to inspire higher education for employability, distance education institution MANCOSA has granted a MBA bursary to a Top 100 Finalist in the GradStar Awards which recognises the most employable students. Tanaka Gombera, 22, who is pursuing a post-graduate Diploma in Business Management at MANCOSA, and has gained a place among South Africa’s…

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Humility and spirituality helped librarian’s rise to academic director

During Women’s Month, we celebrate PROFESSOR KIVESHNIE NAIDOO who worked her way up the academic ladder at MANCOSA higher education institution and balances her feminine leadership values with a drive to succeed. Success knows no bounds for Professor Kiveshnie Naidoo, who worked her way up the academic ladder from librarian to Academic Director at private…

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Equal Education? – A Conundrum in South African Education

by Nageshwari Pam Moodley, Academic at MANCOSA School of Education “South Africa today is the most unequal country in in the world. The richest 10% of South Africans lay claim to 65% of national income and 90% of national wealth. Two decades after apartheid, the life chances of the average South African child is determined…

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To curb GBV, boys must be taught to respect women

If boys are taught to respect women, they will think twice before hurting them when they grow into men, says Durban academic Dr Claudine Hingston. The lecturer in Management and Leadership and head of the Centre for Women Leadership at MANCOSA said boys must not be left out of the conversation about women’s rights and…

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Distance education – joyful educational advancement

By Professor Zaheer Hamid, Academic Director at MANCOSA private higher education institution Distance education popularly known as correspondence education in the 1980’s was commonly understood as an individual learning from home using printed study materials.  Perhaps a bland and uninspiring learning journey, however many a person pursued this form of education due to limited opportunity…

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Ma Gcina’s new batch of video stories carries message of compassion

The overwhelming response to the edutainment storytelling by Africa’s legendary narrator Gcina Mhlope will see five more stories to keep children entertained – this time with video accompanying the audio. With the first batch of stories, Mhlope kept children – and even adults – rivetted for 10 days with a daily five-minute online story. Private…

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Panel of experts will answer questions from small business owners

A panel of experts have been lined up to answer questions from small business owners who have been hit hard by the coronavirus lockdown. Private higher education institution MANCOSA which has a long legacy as a business school of repute, harnessed the support of subject matter specialists to provide free expert advice on a range…

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Care e-book to help youth cope with Covid-19 Lockdown

Honoris United Universities, whose subsidiaries in SA include higher education institution REGENT Business School and MANCOSA, has in conjunction with the Moroccan charity Sourire de Reda, which works to alleviate the silent pain of young people, published “My Care”, a guide to help the youth deal with confinement during the lockdown. The digital booklet aims…

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Huge response from educators for free training in teaching remotely

There has been great response to the first phase of free training being offered to educators to upskill them in teaching remotely with confidence during the lockdown. Many educators are challenged by a new reality of remote learning induced by the coronavirus lockdown. The dramatic shift from classroom to online learning since the closure of…

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