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Social and emotional learning is critical to deal with current challenges

Children need to learn social and emotional skills if they are to thrive in the workplace of the 21st century. We can all attest to the fact that there has never been such a time as this to provide social and emotional learning (SEL) to learners, writes MANCOSA academic, Thembeka Myende. We live in unprecedented…

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From PhD to entrepreneurship – Aisha Pandor, an inspirational woman in business

A curious personality and an enquiring mind were things that Aisha Pandor valued in her life while growing up in a family of successful and professional people. Pandor was a guest speaker on a virtual webinar hosted by MANCOSA, private higher education institution, where she provided students and graduates with practical tools and tips to…

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His Royal majesty King Taka IV celebrates graduating with an MBA

Being born into royalty does not mean you don’t have to acquire a sound education. Muluh Taka Winston, affectionately known to his subjects as His Royal Majesty King Taka IV, has demonstrated the value of education by adding an MBA from MANCOSA to his list of qualifications. Born in the Royal family of Muwah Village…

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MANCOSA launches School of Information and Digital Technology to address demand for tech skills

Wednesday, 1 September 2021 The rapid growth of information and digital technologies, perpetuated through the emergence of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), has the ability to bring about widespread change for the better. In response to the overwhelming demand for contemporary, fit-for-purpose digital and IT education offerings, MANCOSA (a proud member of the Honoris United…

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Guardians must be involved in students’ education

Parents and guardians usually complain about the lack of strong student support initiatives provided to children by the education system. However, the significance of parental support in assisting students to achieve academic excellence should not be underestimated, write MANCOSA academics, Merilyn Du Plessis and Enerst Makumucha. Students develop in various ways through parental support in…

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Financial literacy for higher education Students

It is important that young people, especially students, acquire financial literacy skills, say Meshel Muzuva, Economics Academic, and Dr shame Mugova, Finance Academic at MANCOSA. Securing a financial future is important for young people, especially university students who need to acquire financial literacy skills. A lack of financial literacy can result in unwise decisions, with…

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MANCOSA’s centre for women in leadership provides skills programmes

The MANCOSA Centre for Women in Leadership (CWIL) has reaffirmed its commitment to advocating for women to be given an opportunity to explore meaningful work and professional opportunities. Jabulile Diko, Associate Director at MANCOSA, said the Centre will continue to strive to create an enabling environment for the promotion of women leadership roles. Since its…

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From small north coast town to big city lights and a BCom Degree

Making the transition from writing with pen and paper to a computer when he enrolled for tertiary education was a major challenge that Vuyokuhle Mbatha faced. However, the KwaDukuza student persevered and quickly adapted to technology-integrated learning and recently graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from private higher education institution, MANCOSA. Mbatha, 24, has…

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MANCOSA to host third virtual graduation ceremony this winter

The countdown has begun for private higher education institution, MANCOSA, to host its graduation ceremony virtually on Saturday, 5 June at 10 am. Students from Durban, Pietermaritzburg, Nelspruit, Pretoria, Port Elizabeth, Johannesburg, Cape Town, Polokwane, Mauritius, Namibia, Zambia, Swaziland, Kimberly and East London will graduate. The graduation ceremony will be made available on the MANCOSA…

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Fuel price decreases will be a welcome breather

A stronger rand has come to the rescue of South African fuel users, causing fuel prices to decrease with effect from Wednesday, says Meshel Muzuva, a senior finance and economics lecturer at private higher education institution MANCOSA. However, consumers must remember there will always be the instability of local and global economies and this can…

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MANCOSA MBA student achieves distinction despite hearing disability

Despite being born with a hearing impediment, Anderton Naidoo, an MBA student at MANCOSA private higher education institution, was determined to achieve academic success. Naidoo, 44, from Durban defied his disability and completed the Master of Business Administration degree with distinction.  As a result of an ear infection followed by surgery at the age of…

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Legacy of Prof Karodia’s Million Books Project will endure

As World Book Day nears on 23 April, private higher education institution MANCOSA has renewed its pledge to donate a million books to promote the enjoyment of reading among children, especially in poor communities. Professor Magnate Ntombela, newly appointed as principal of MANCOSA following the untimely passing of philanthropist and eminent educationist, Professor Yusuf Karodia,…

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