Unlocking Your Hidden Potential: The Underrated Soft Skills You Already Have

Are you naturally curious, calm under pressure, empathetic or creative? Then you can pat yourself on the back – you already have some of the most in-demand soft skills employers are looking for when hiring talent. If you don’t have these, don’t worry. You probably have other personal skills that could make you an ideal […]

Leading When You’re Not in a Leadership Position

Businesses across the globe are facing a leadership crisis. The 2021 Global Leadership Forecast warns that companies don’t have enough leaders who can lead in an environment of unpredictability and near-constant crisis. Of the 1,700 organisations and 15,000 global leaders surveyed, only 11% said they had a “strong” or “very strong” leadership bench (a company’s […]

MasterStart shortlisted for The Learning Awards 2022

MasterStart shortlisted for The Learning Awards 2022

Our MasterStart team is beyond excited to be shortlisted for the Learning Awards 2022. The Learning Awards have been recognising innovation and achievement in learning across the globe since 2006, benchmarking education standards, celebrating learning and acknowledging leaders within the education space. Nominees have put their best foot forward across a variety of categories and […]

The Accidental Academic

Professor Sumarie Roodt

MasterStart chief innovation officer Faryn Pearson talks to Silicone Cape co-chairperson Professor Sumarie Roodt Professor Sumarie Roodt is the co-chairperson at the Silicon Cape Initiative, an NPO and ecosystem enabler for tech-enabled startups and the co-founder at the Tech4Good Lab at the University of Cape Town, which is Africa’s first dedicated research lab of this […]

MasterStart, Cambridge Spark offer online tech training courses

MasterStart, Cambridge Spark offer online tech training courses

South African edtech platform MasterStart has partnered with Cambridge Spark to offer online tech training courses to Africans. The first courses commenced earlier this month. The partnership aims to promote online skills development in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. “This partnership will unlock the leadership potential of thousands of students and deliver a diverse […]

MasterStart and UK-based Cambridge Spark collaborate to bring data analysis and AI training online for African professionals

MasterStart and UK-based Cambridge Spark collaborate to bring data analysis and AI training online for African professionals

South African edtech MasterStart and UK-based Cambridge Spark today announced a partnership that will provide students across the African continent with access to data analysis and AI training courses, online. Many African economies are struggling to meet the need for the digital skills, including data science and artificial intelligence expertise, that are needed for organisations to truly get the best out […]

MasterStart, Cambridge Spark collaboration unlocks online AI training for Africans

MasterStart, Cambridge Spark collaboration unlocks online AI training for Africans

Students across the African continent will be able to access data analysis and AI training courses online, thanks to a new partnership between South African edtech MasterStart and UK-based Cambridge Spark, announced today. Many African economies are struggling to meet the need for the digital skills, including data science and artificial intelligence expertise, that are […]

MasterStart and Cambridge Spark now offer AI courses throughout Africa

MasterStart and Cambridge Spark now offer AI training courses throughout Africa

Artificial intelligence is a hot topic these days, but there is also a skills shortage in the space that needs to be addressed. As it so happens, we have something that might interest those looking to dive into the world of AI. Local edtech firm MasterStart and UK-based Cambridge Spark announced a partnership today that […]