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Reasons why you should high five yourself and celebrate your success.

Oprah Winfrey said: “The more you celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” December is the perfect time to reflect as we celebrate the holidays, our family, our accomplishments and the end of year. Celebration is

Ask your Employer to invest in you and your education

Are you thinking of studying but simply don’t have the money? Well, have you considered asking your employer to pay for your studies or contribute to your fees? No company can afford to lose valued and experienced employees and with

One Small Step for Man, One Giant Leap for Mankind

In 1961, American President John F. Kennedy announced a national goal promising that before the decade is out, a man would land on the Moon and return safely to the Earth. This vision became a reality on the 20th July

Think yourself successful!

Do you think this is possible? If you answered yes, then chances are you are naturally a positive person. You also happen to be right; your thoughts are powerful and we can use these thoughts to become more successful. A

You are never too old to learn something new

On the 16th of June we celebrate Youth Day. I am always in awe of young people who have the power and ability to learn wonderful new things. Just think about the many things a child learns from birth to

Benefits of Online Learning or Home Study

Pioneering HR Online with SABPP


How Academy of York opened up a world of opportunity for me and gave me the drive to become a published author!

Mojalefa Rapao first enrolled with Academy of York in 2012.  He enrolled for a Life Coaching course and his story below is a powerful example of how education and the drive to succeed can change your life. ‘’When I first

SMME’s: Training staff increases profits and sustainability

In tough economic times, most SMME’s are preoccupied with short-term survival and therefore forsake training of staff citing lack of resources and time. Think again, as research shows that developing workers results in increased productivity and efficiency resulting in financial

The future of studying in South Africa

Distance learning is receiving much attention in South Africa and trends indicate that the medium is growing rapidly both locally and globally. Attracting school leavers and more dominantly, transitioning adults who are gaining knowledge and training in order to be

Distance learners make better employees

There are many benefits to distance or online learning and the characteristics it requires, such as time management, staying power and being conscientious, which are also the hallmarks of a great employee. Employers like employees who are action-oriented, ambitious, intelligent,

Cape Times – Funding your Studies

Most of South Africans are feeling the pinch, but it doesn’t mean that dreams of studying further should disappear like our disposable income. Read the full article here

Finding ways to finance your studies

As inflation continues to accelerate and consumer spending remains under pressure, South Africans are feeling the pinch but it doesn’t mean that dreams of studying further should disappear like our disposable income. Research shows that those who learn more, earn

How to spot a distance learning scam

If you are looking to further your education or career, it’s wise to remember that South Africa has more non-accredited colleges than accredited and this should be a crucial point to consider when choosing a college. The medium of distance

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