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OVERVIEW

Education and training The private sector is growing.

A new partnership has been announced between Coastal TVET College and the Moses Kotane Institute.

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he unbundling from the successful Curro group of a separate tertiary entity which listed on the JSE as Stadio Holdings is a good indicator of the growth of the private sector in education. Stadio currently has three institutions: Southern Business School, AFDA (the School for the Creative Economy) and the Embury Institute for Higher Education which has recently opened two new campuses, one in Pretoria and one in Musgrave, Durban. AFDA offers qualifications in film, radio and live performances. Its campus in north Durban hosts more than 200 students. There is a strong trend towards the opening of private or independent schools, and not necessarily in the very expensive bracket. Curro believes it will be running 200 schools in South Africa by 2020, double its current number. There are six Curro schools in KwaZulu-Natal. Advtech, the other big private company, already has 27 tertiary campuses nationally, in addition to its 78 schools operating under a variety of labels. Advtech operates 10 educational sites in KwaZulu-Natal, including schools such as Crawford and Trinity House, a chefs' school (Capsicum), three Varsity Colleges and the Design School for Southern Africa. There are two universities and two universities of technology in KwaZulu-Natal, and the national distance university, the University of South Africa (Unisa), has a presence in five locations. USB Executive Development offers business courses for executives. UKZN has close to 40 000 students studying on five campuses in two cities. Greater Durban hosts Howard College, Berea (environment, engineering, law, humanities) and the Nelson Mandela School of KWAZULU-NATAL BUSINESS 2018/19

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SECTOR INSIGHT • Stadio Holdings is a new post-school JSE listing. • KwaZulu-Natal has 30% of South Africa’s schoolchildren. Medicine at Congella. The UKZN administration and the Graduate School of Business are based at Westville (also science, engineering, health) whereas the Edgewood, Pinetown, campus focusses on education. The Pietermaritzburg campus offers a broad academic programme but its specialities are fine art, theology and agriculture. UKZN also hosts the National Research Foundation. The Durban University of Technology (DUT) has six faculties operating in seven campuses in Durban and in the Midlands. DUT

KwaZulu-Natal Business 2018/19  

The 2018/19 edition of KwaZulu-Natal Business is the 10th issue of this highly successful publication that, since its launch in 2008, has es...

KwaZulu-Natal Business 2018/19  

The 2018/19 edition of KwaZulu-Natal Business is the 10th issue of this highly successful publication that, since its launch in 2008, has es...

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