The Need for Technology in African Schools
Last year was the first year in which a number of schools in the Gauteng area in South Africa began a year without books, pens, pencils and exam pads. Instead, children would work off wireless, mobile tablets, facilitating the inauguration of the first smart schools in the country. Access to all educational content is made available via school-wide wifi coverage, and children are taught all subjects through their mobile devices.
What Makes a Great Creative Director?
Many students at VUT are lucky enough to be studying a research degree in the arts. From Hospitality to Multimedia we offer a number of courses that gets researchers’ creative juices flowing. Many students of the arts will enter the field expecting to create, invent and discover, helping businesses achieve in the way of new grounds and development.
Here’s some great news for chemistry students at VUT. According to current news reports, students at Stanford University have come up with a sustainable method of creating plastic. The main ingredients? CO2 and inedible plant material.
How IT Can Ease Traffic Congestion
Birmingham University IT researchers have designed a novel system to predict traffic congestion, and the results are impressive, but not surprising. The United Kingdom, much like South Africa, suffers from extreme traffic congestion in inner city areas during rush hours, costing those in transit huge sums of money in both time and fuel.
How to Be an Empowering Manager
Not everyone can run a business, or at least manage a particular division within an organisation. But if you’re reading this you’re most likely a student (who is standing in good stead to attain a management position in future) or even a business management student (who will most definitely manage employees and be responsible for company assets in future), and will therefore require the skills necessary to be an empowering manager.