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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 theacademic ladder from librarian to Academic Director at private higher…

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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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Free expert advice for small businesses

With almost the whole country being put into hibernation by the government to slow down the spread of the coronavirus, life for small business owners has been upended. And if the loss of earnings for them has not been bad enough, the difficulty in finding the latest information about government’s emergency rescue package, as well…

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Educators offered free training in teaching remotely

Many educators are challenged by a new reality of remote learning induced by the coronavirus lockdown, and to upskill them, teachers are being offered a chance to receive free training in teaching remotely with confidence. The dramatic shift from classroom to online learning since the closure of schools has seen many pupils being disadvantaged considerably,…

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MANCOSA provides protection for Covid’s frontline soldiers

With the coronavirus putting severe strain on health and nutrition, private higher education institution MANCOSA has distributed thousands of packs of personal protective equipment (PPE) to safeguard healthcare workers and food hampers for the poor. As the government battles the possibility of a runaway coronavirus outbreak, MANCOSA handed over 5000 PPE packs to hospitals and…

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