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It is estimated that at least 10% of South African children have neuropsychological challenges. Neurodiversity, the range of different brain structures and chemistry which is found in the human population, includes people with autism as well as those with differences such as ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity), dyslexia, OCD (obsessive compulsive) and sensory integration issues. 

It's application season, as many tertiary institutions have opened their applications for the 2025 academic year. If you're interested in studying nursing, the Western Cape College of Nursing has opened its application period. 

If you're thinking of getting into coding, you should definitely consider WeThinkCode. Nyari Samushonga, CEO of WeThinkCode_, sat down with Careers Portal to talk about who WeThinkCode are and what they offer.

South Africa’s leading private higher education provider, The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE), has been inducted into the prestigious Golden Key International Honour Society – a recognition usually reserved for public universities.

One of the most exciting things about deciding to study abroad is that you have, quite literally, a whole world of choices, with thousands of universities around the world to choose from.

2025 applications at the Free State School of Nursing are now open for 2025. Free State School of Nursing offers various nursing programmes.

South Africans wanting to further their education have many options, including TVET Colleges and Community Colleges. But what are the difference between these two types of colleges?

Dr Corrin Varady, CEO of IDEA, has identified the strengths and weaknesses of each political party's manifesto to help translate some of the more practical concepts, providing actionable steps where necessary.

There’s widespread recognition that schooling needs to evolve to remain relevant in a changing world and Hennie Mentz, Executive Head of Curro Uitzicht, an assisted learning school in Cape Town,  says this is also an opportunity to improve inclusivity. He believes this will not only pay off in terms of improving educational outcomes, but in future-proofing the next generations as they enter a very different working world to those who have gone before them.

Despite its critical role in ensuring access to higher education for hundreds of thousands of South African students, the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has left students perpetually in the lurch as it limps from one crisis to another – and The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE) says a complete overhaul of NSFAS is long overdue, instead of simply applying a band-aid each time the next problem arises.

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Post-Matric Options


After completing your matric certificate exams, you are faced with a lot of post-matric options that can shape your future paths.

These options range from pursuing higher education at universities or colleges, entering vocational training programs, joining the workforce, or even starting your own business. There are so many choices but we are here to help.


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