EDITOR'S NOTE  
As the new editor of Achiever magazine, taking over the baton from the talented Lindsay King, I've come to realise that you truly don't know what you're capable of doing until you
26 Oct 2017
MACHINE LEARNING: NO LONGER FOR HOLLYWOOD BLOCKBUSTERS AND SHALLOW SHORT-TERM GAINS …says Lorraine Steyn, co-Founder and CEO of Khanyisa Real Systems (KRS), who believes it requires genuine interest in its long-term value to unlock the greater good.
While, the jury is still out on whether or not Facebook really shut down an artificial intelligence (AI) experiment which, saw two robots invent their own language
09 Oct 2017
OTIS AFRICA REWARDS IN EXCELLENCE IN MECHANICAL SKILLS DEVELOPMENT For the second year running, Otis Southern Africa has awarded its top mechanic for expertise in product and safety aptitude and ability.
The Otis SA Field Employee contest encourages field mechanics to develop their skills through competition with their colleagues and encourages them to continuously improve their
03 Oct 2017
2018 RECRUITMENT PLANS Kick start your 2018 recruitment plans
As the last quarter of 2017 is upon us, it’s time for you to start gearing up for 2018 staffing strategies. Even though you may think you still have ample time for 2018
19 Sep 2017
THE UNIVERSITY OF MPUMALANGA (UMP) UMP was established in 2013 and stands as a symbol of the ambitions of the new South African society. Professor Thoko Mayekiso, Vice-Chancellor discusses the university’s leadership role within the academic sphere, its commitment to providing education of the highest standards and a vibrant student experience for all and cultivating responsible student leaders
In a region thirsty for learning, UMP assumes a leadership role in providing the Province and the country with academic avenues for advancement. “The university endows its
13 Sep 2017
MOTHEO TVET COLLEGE The College has once again been recognized internationally
Motheo TVET College Acting Deputy Director responsible for Student Support Services, Mr Thami Brian Madalane continues to make waves having recently been awarded the Idahlynn
12 Sep 2017
FUEL FOR THOUGHT Wendy Ntombela remembers her women of real worth
South Africa celebrates National Women’s Day annually on 9 August and commemorates the 1956 march of approximately 20 000 women to the Union Buildings in Pretoria and, as a
12 Sep 2017 - S. W.
CONSCIENTIOUSNESS OR CREATIVITY? Are conscientiousness and creativity mutually exclusive? In our schools, businesses and organisations, do we over-reward conscientiousness and discipline and underrate creativity and independence. What is the effect of this on human beings, productivity, inspiration and innovation?
A string of books has been written about this through the decades, with many researchers pinpointing conscientiousness and discipline as the number one behaviours children
12 Sep 2017
CAREER SUMMIT Career Summit helps students in selecting the best career option
The Fibre Processing and Manufacturing (FP&M) SETA, acts as an umbrella that is a partnership between government and a body of sectors. These sectors have close ties with
12 Sep 2017


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