The introduction of new tech-focused subjects such as coding and robotics at South Africa's schools is set to result in the biggest shift the education sector has seen in 150 years, says academic expert and chief executive of Roger Layton Associates, Dr Roger Layton.
The Department of Higher Education, Science and Innovation is currently working on an overhaul of South Africa's TVET colleges and universities in a move to improve job opportunities for students and reindustrialise the economy.
After recently splashing out on your dream car, you receive a call from the dealership stating that the model is being recalled to fix a defect. The manufacturer will bear the cost and it will be arranged for the vehicle to be collected.
Increasingly companies are looking to adopt smart technologies to optimise production and decision-making in order to create businesses of the future. However, as reliance on autonomous and digital technology grows, so too does the risk of cyber-attacks, says professional services firm PwC.
Basic education minister Angie Motshekga presented her annual budget speech to the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) this week, detailing the changes her department has planned for schools in South Africa.