Education Trends 2018

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Help Alliance opens iThemba Primary School near Cape Town for disadvantaged children

iThemba Primary School in Capricorn near Cape Town recently opened its doors to 105 disadvantaged children...

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Ajuga creche aid - Equipping unprivileged children for the new school year

We are currently running a campaign for CFSA called Ajuga Creche Aid. The idea is to pack 2000 shoeboxes of back-to-school goodies or people can donate a shoebox and then have these delivered to the children that attend the Ajuga ECD's and creches...

Issued by Cipla 15 Feb 2018

R17.5m raised in 2018 Cape Wine Auction

Held at Rustenberg Wine Estate in Stellenbosch, this year's Cape Wine Auction has raised R17.5m for education in the Cape winelands...

14 Feb 2018

Maths education receives R4.6m boost

South African impact investor, E2 Investments is investing R4.6 million in the non-profit social enterprise, Numeric, which delivers after-school mathematics to thousands of learners in South African primary schools...

12 Feb 2018

Awards to celebrate top teachers

South Africa's leading teachers will be honoured when the 18th National Teaching Awards takes place in Johannesburg next week, the Department of Basic Education has said...

12 Feb 2018

WESSA launches LEAF programme for schools

WESSA has launched a new environmental education programme for schools called LEAF (Learning About Forests)...

12 Feb 2018

Eastern Cape's education system starts to Growsmart

Growthpoint Properties' education initiative, Growsmart - in collaboration with the Eastern Cape Department of Education - launched for the first time in 60 Eastern Cape schools yesterday, 7 February 2018...

8 Feb 2018

Donor nations offer $2.3bn for third world education

Donor nations announced on Saturday, 3 February, $2.3bn in funding to support education in developing countries, following an international meeting in the Senegalese capital Dakar...

5 Feb 2018

The best and worst schools in South Africa

Nine South African schools recorded a shocking 0% matric pass rate at the end of last year. That's nine schools in which not a single matric student passed. Let's allow that to sink in a little bit.

By Jason Snyman 2 Feb 2018

It is time to unlock the power of collective impact for our schools

Can schools, on their own, see to the cognitive and pyscho-social development of all our children?..

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 1 Feb 2018

#BizTrends2018: From knowledge resources to communication - trending apps for education

The volume of information we need to process on a daily basis is hugely overwhelming if you don't know where to start. And no more so than for students and their educators. But fortunately, these days, there's an app for almost everything. Here are a few trending apps for students, as well as parents and schools, to keep on top of things...

By Shan Radcliffe 31 Jan 2018

#NewCampaign: You'd never believe what some school girls use as substitutes to sanitary pads

During my adolescent years, an endless supply of sanitary pads 'magically' appeared in my toiletry cupboard. I had never thought of such things as luxury, but essential, oblivious to the reality that some school girls face...

By Jessica Tennant 31 Jan 2018

The future of our nation lies in education

Independent schooling is breathing new life into South Africa's stagnant education system. Future Nations Schools is one of these groups who are seeking to change the way we think about school and the way our children learn...

By Shan Radcliffe 31 Jan 2018

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The modern marketer is a connected one

In the 1970s, people were served about 300 ads a day. Today it's about 5,000 ads a day. It's a product-polluted world with smart consumers, where it's no longer about differentiation, but about multiple and meaningful connections, says Carmen Murray, founder of Boo-Yah!.

By Jessica Tennant 2 Feb 2018

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