Micro-Credentials

Micro-credentials have been a hot topic since the inception of Construct back in 2013. Whether it has been badging, the growth of technology platforms such as edX, Coursera, and Udacity, or pioneering developments using blockchain to track and confirm qualifications - we are now at a point where many nascent…
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Construct Enters 10th Year of Delivering Transformative Online Learning

Previous Next Tuesday of November 15, 2022, marked Construct Education’s ninth year in the EdTech industry. Founded by Carl Dawson and Krishan Meetoo in November 2013, the company was born out of a desire to bridge the gap between education and employability using the latest technology.  During the day’s ‘Global All Hands’…

Introducing Gareth Stevens: Director of Delivery

Media Release Construct Education Appoints Gareth Stevens as Director of Delivery Cape Town, South Africa, November 10, 2022. Construct Education is excited to announce the appointment of Gareth Stevens as the new Director of Delivery for the company. An experienced business leader, Gareth took on this newly created role…
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The Sharing Economy in Higher Education

By Meg Knight | There’s nothing like a crisis to stimulate fresh ideas and thinking. What was unthinkable previously suddenly becomes more palatable and unusual solutions to problems find traction. Back in 2012, Lisa Gansky highlighted an interesting trend developing in business in her book (and subsequent TED Talk) The Mesh:…
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Let’s Move Away From Binary Thinking in EdTech

Image by GarryKillian on Freepik By Meg Knight | Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Hybrid vs. on Campus Fast vs. Effective The answer always depends on who you ask. Much of the EdTech commentary seems to be stuck in the binary, trying to analyze if the best solutions are this or that.…
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Edtech Company Sponsors Sanitary Pads to Alleviate Period Poverty

In our ongoing support for The Homestead in Cape Town, South Africa, Construct and our staff members came together to collect period products for the girls and young women registered with The Homestead centers. In South Africa, one in three girls miss school every month because their families cannot afford…
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The Value of Cultivating a Deep Listening Mindset

When I accepted the position of Chief Operations Officer for our global team, I didn't appreciate the role deep listening would play in my and our team's success. Deep Listening involves listening, from a deep, receptive, and caring place in oneself, to deeper and often subtler levels of meaning and…
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Media Training and Capacity Building of Lecturers in Rwanda

Written by Michelle Dolphin In July this year, our senior producer, Gert Steyn, and I traveled to Kigali, Rwanda, to provide in-person capacity training to lecturers from the University of Rwanda. At first, we were sure we could facilitate the training remotely, but once on the ground, we soon realized that an…
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Attain Partners | Juran looks to Construct and edX for future Lean Six Sigma courses

SEPTEMBER 2022 Attain Partners | Juran, a management consulting firm with a dedicated practice specializing in Lean Six Sigma, has chosen Construct Education to manage the migration of its Black Belt course to the edX platform. As an edX specialist that has designed more than 100 courses Construct is perfectly placed…
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The Unexpected Power of a Walk and Talk

The perennial problem of someone in my position with my title is the ability to move beyond the title and access a more fundamental level of communication. Often when I am in meetings with people, there is a subtle but significant power imbalance. The result of this is that the…

Construct Education hands over hygiene packs to The Homestead

Construct Education hands over hygiene packs to The Homestead Thursday, 18 August 2022 Cape Town, South Africa In July this year, Construct Education announced its partnership with The Homestead, a South African Non-Profit Organization providing care and support for children from the streets since 1982. To kick off the partnership,…
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Designing to Empower Learners through PBL

Have you ever faced a problem thinking that you would never be able to solve it as you do not have the skills or competencies to come up with a solution? Have you ever taken a course and come across content and thought “Well great, thank you for telling me…
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HELM appoints Construct as design partner for Higher Ed leadership programs

Construct Education is pleased to announce our partnership with Higher Education Leadership and Management (HELM) program. HELM is a program of Universities of South Africa (USAf), an umbrella body representing the 26 public universities in SA. The project that Construct Education will be providing support for, will touch on a number…

Stakeholder Tetris

A new aspect of project management In the last two years, the COVID-19 pandemic has introduced new aspects, considerations, and dynamics to the way of life and the way we do business. While some of these we quickly adapted to and others have taken slightly longer to become accepted practice. Fortunately…
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Five Building Blocks to Successful Course Development and Delivery

Course Development: Lessons learned from renovating a house 2021 was a year of home improvement projects in my house. We installed new kitchen flooring, remodeled the basement, and gave our whole house a fresh coat of paint. The process was long, tedious, and messy, but the results were spectacular! So, what…
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Beyond Authenticity

Values that drive good online learning experiences At Construct, authenticity is fundamental to our design and development methodology. More importantly, authenticity is the key that opens the door to our employment of values that serve as a means of extending our understanding of clients' and learners' needs into meaningful…

Learning Design: Talent Pool

Location: Cape Town    |   Work model: Hybrid    |   Contract:  Fixed Term (project based) Role Summary: We are seeking experienced and innovative learning designers to help us deliver world-class service and sector-leading digital products to our portfolio of global clients. You will work closely with a learning strategist (LS)…

Learning Technologist: Talent Pool

Location: Cape Town    |   Work model: Hybrid    |   Contract:  Fixed Term (project based) Role Summary: We are seeking experienced Learning Technologists (LTs) to deliver sector-leading digital products for our clients. As an LT you will play a critical role in developing and implementing learning courses. You need to…
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Construct announces partnership with The Homestead to support vulnerable youth in Cape Town.

Construct Education is pleased to announce our partnership with The Homestead, a South African Non-Profit Organization that has been providing care and support for children who are from the streets since 1982. Our company was founded on the belief that what we do needs to improve society. We do this daily…

Account Director: US

Location: US    |   Work model: Remote   |   Contract: Permanent Role Summary: We need an Account Director with a specialized set of skills. For this role, you should be passionate about people—creating meaningful, long-lasting relationships both with your client stakeholders and with your co-workers around the globe. You should…