The Impact of Covid-19 on Teaching And Learning: A Solution-Focused Approach

The Impact of Covid-19 on Teaching And Learning: A Solution-Focused Approach

The world is facing an unprecedented challenge in how it responds to the COVID-19 pandemic. We would like to offer a practical approach for institutions, lecturers and students (learners) to keep learning while we manage this crisis –  together. First, some truisms: – Technology is NOT the only solution – empathy is! – Getting your […]

We Need to Be Efficient About Our Learning Opportunities

Did I hear right? According to the public State of the Nation Address: 2.4 million children are in Early Childhood Development and pre-school. 81% of learners passed matric in 2019. 720 000 students received state funding for Technical and Vocational Education and Training colleges and universities in 2019. 550 schools provide various technical vocational specialisations. […]

It’s Time to Make Time to Be a Genius

For the past 150 years, the majority of learning model types have barely changed. Think desks in neat rows one behind the other, featured all the way from pre-school to university. While we’ve seen movement in the method, nothing seems to have shaken the traditional model of education.  That is, until Online EdTech stepped in. […]

Thinking Creatively About Online Education

One of the most-watched Ted Talks of all time features educationalist Ken Robinson. If you haven’t viewed this remarkable video on the importance of creativity when thinking about education – please do. It will change the way you view learning forever!  Robinson is clear that most people associate creativity with being totally free and unstructured. […]

10 Ways to Make Online Learning Work for You

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Online learning offers a world of opportunity, allowing you to catapult your career to new heights and change your life for the better.  Like everything in life, you get out what you put in. MasterStart Former Chief Development Officer Paul Lensen shares his tips on how to get the most out of your online learning […]

Your Local Opportunity For Global Success – A Message From Our CDO

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We live in a global economy where global opportunities require a global set of skills and qualifications. They say we’re looking towards a new world where we can work from anywhere, at any time. Acquiring skills and qualifications should be the same, right? From the courses we’ve studied to the jobs we thought we had […]

What makes a great business leader?


Leadership can be defined as: “The action of leading a group of people or an organisation.” but there are considerably more aspects to consider. There is an old adage that says that great leaders are born, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. We live in more complex times and in a world that […]

The value of online learning: short courses for ambitious professionals

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How do you evaluate the usefulness of online learning, and how do you ensure a return on investment? It has become essential in the modern work environment to provide high-quality training opportunities for employees. Advances in technology, staff retention, government legislation and the demand for new and varied skill sets are all contributing to a […]