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Development cycling: 171 learners get a push start
Development cycling: 171 learners get a push start

Earlier today, The Sports Trust in association with Nedbank and the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport handed over cycling equipment and kit to the schools participating in this year's Cape Town Cycle Tour...

27 Feb 2015 15:40

Mysmartkid donates Smart-Kids books to Khayelitsha tutoring project
Mysmartkid donates Smart-Kids books to Khayelitsha tutoring project

Mysmartkid has donated a selection of Pearson Smart-Kids books to Home from Home in support of its pilot one-on-one tutoring project in Khayelitsha...

27 Feb 2015 12:17

Suzuki Auto SA funds building of two classrooms at Bulugha Primary
Suzuki Auto SA funds building of two classrooms at Bulugha Primary

In recognising the plight of Bulugha Primary School, Suzuki Auto SA has funded the construction of two additional classrooms in conjunction with its advertising agency Penquin and Bottles 2 Build Schools, an initiative aimed at addressing the shortage of classrooms on a national level...

27 Feb 2015 12:00

Tata Group hands over beautiful smiles to Operation Smile
Tata Group hands over beautiful smiles to Operation Smile

In an effort to cover the costs of surgery to repair cleft lip, cleft palate and other facial deformities, and provide education and training on the deformity, the Tata Group has donated R100,000 to Operation Smile South Africa...

26 Feb 2015 13:20

Business as a Force for Good gives underprivileged cyclists focus for the road ahead
Business as a Force for Good gives underprivileged cyclists focus for the road ahead

Virgin Active's Business as a Force for Good presents a life-changing opportunity to five avid cyclists from Lavender Hill Secondary School...

26 Feb 2015 12:05

South Africa's Budget 2015: the full text
South Africa's Budget 2015: the full text

Read the full text of South African Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's inaugural national Budget speech, the fifth in the country's democratic Parliament, delivered on 25 February 2015...

26 Feb 2015 07:59

New video series teaches how to negotiate the world of academia
New video series teaches how to negotiate the world of academia

Oxford University Press Southern Africa has created a smart new video campaign to help students learn more effectively and equip lecturers to teach better...

24 Feb 2015 14:42

Growing UP Africa realise vision of self-sustaining community centre
Growing UP Africa realise vision of self-sustaining community centre

With a population of over 2.5 million people living in Devland, Soweto, Growing UP Africa envisioned a self-sustaining community centre and approached Geberit Southern Africa to help make it happen...

24 Feb 2015 09:45

Ford supports environmental education and conservation
Ford supports environmental education and conservation

Ford Motor Company of Southern Africa (FMCSA) has a proud legacy of supporting and partnering with organisations that address environmental education, research and conservation projects around South Africa...

24 Feb 2015 09:37

Nal'ibali highlights the importance of first languages in literacy development
Nal'ibali highlights the importance of first languages in literacy development

National reading-for-enjoyment campaign Nal'ibali has collaborated with South African role models and public figures to highlight the importance of first languages in children's literacy development...

20 Feb 2015 14:20

Charity cycle tour to hand over R150k to Cape Town charities
Charity cycle tour to hand over R150k to Cape Town charities

Forty cyclists taking part in the 13th annual Sun City to The Table Bay Charity Cycle Tour will hand over R150,000 to deserving local charities while in Cape Town next month...

20 Feb 2015 13:55

Pink mushroom punnets raise R400k+ for Reach for Recovery
Pink mushroom punnets raise R400k+ for Reach for Recovery

The Power of Pink Pink Punnet 2014 campaign raised R445,643 for Reach for Recovery to purchase silicone prostheses for underprivileged women who can't afford reconstructive surgery after a mastectomy...

19 Feb 2015 11:45

EdTech to increase access to education
EdTech to increase access to education

A focus on education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines is becoming increasingly relevant in South Africa, given the current state of its maths and science education...

18 Feb 2015 11:45

Taiwanese tech innovation co. donates tablets to SA in aid of cerebral palsy
Taiwanese tech innovation co. donates tablets to SA in aid of cerebral palsy

ASUS, a Taiwanese multinational computer hardware and electronics company, has donated ASUS MeMo Pad ME302KL tablet computers to the United Cerebral Palsy Association of South Africa.

18 Feb 2015 10:45

Road show on new labour laws kicks off
Road show on new labour laws kicks off

The Department of Labour and the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) will today kick off with their road show to educate the public about amended labour laws...

16 Feb 2015 11:55

Who celebrity advocates are really targeting. And it's not you.
Who celebrity advocates are really targeting. And it's not you.

In recent years, aid agencies have increasingly used celebrity advocates to raise awareness and money for their causes. There's just one snag...

By Heba Aly 16 Feb 2015 09:05

De Lille represents 'model school' for disadvantaged learners
De Lille represents 'model school' for disadvantaged learners

Mayor of Cape Town Patricia de Lille has agreed to represent Christel House South Africa (CHSA) in upholding the school's mission to redefine the role of education in South Africa...

13 Feb 2015 10:15

From Vital Foundation to charity organisation to someone in need
From Vital Foundation to charity organisation to someone in need

An already strained public health system simply cannot offer adequate care for those in need, which is why charity organisations assisting those who have suffered abuse are so important. But these organisations cannot function optimally without assistance and that is where the Vital Foundation comes in...

13 Feb 2015 08:55

Mthente releases CSI impact study for Hout Bay partnerships
Mthente releases CSI impact study for Hout Bay partnerships

An independent impact study by research consultancy Mthente has assessed the effect of the Oceana Foundation's corporate social investment (CSI) contribution to Hout Bay and the Sentinel Primary School in particular...

12 Feb 2015 15:15

[Learn Accounting] It's about people, team fit and technology
[Learn Accounting] It's about people, team fit and technology

At Tuesday's Learn Accounting launch, Jacqui Kew, Associate Professor at the UCT College of Accounting, explained that students are of the mindset that achieving very high marks is the most important thing...

By Jessica Taylor 12 Feb 2015 12:15

UCT introduces Learn Accounting: new online teaching platform
UCT introduces Learn Accounting: new online teaching platform

University of Cape Town's College of Accounting has developed an innovative teaching platform to help Zulu-, Xhosa-speaking accounting students master complex principles...

12 Feb 2015 11:10

Engen installs pilot solar power system
Engen installs pilot solar power system

A pilot solar power installation has been implemented at the Engen All Africa Convenience Centre in Alexandra, Gauteng...

11 Feb 2015 08:25

South African first township BMX oval gets ICT facility
South African first township BMX oval gets ICT facility

It's the MTN SA Foundation's mandate to connect communities and provide people with the tools to create a better life for themselves. In so doing, the Foundation has partnered with the Velokhaya Life Cycling Academy to establish an ICT facility and upgrade South Africa's first township BMX oval in Khayelitsha...

10 Feb 2015 14:30

Habitat for Humanity does a "little bit of good"
Habitat for Humanity does a "little bit of good"

Habitat for Humanity's Desmond Tutu International Build Week will take place in Pelican Park, Cape Town from 2 to 6 March.

9 Feb 2015 11:30

The latest sponsorship opportunity: Music concert volunteerism
The latest sponsorship opportunity: Music concert volunteerism

RockCorps is changing the face of entertainment sponsorship by letting volunteers earn tickets to high-profile music concerts by participating in volunteer projects...

By Leigh Andrews 6 Feb 2015 14:00

Investec celebrates a decade of excellence with Promaths
Investec celebrates a decade of excellence with Promaths

Promaths, Investec's academic programme for learners in Grades 10, 11 and 12 saw staff members and alumni board the Rovos Rail to celebrate 10 years in education development and empowerment...

5 Feb 2015 10:20

Mustek donates solar-powered toilets to school
Mustek donates solar-powered toilets to school

Mustek Limited has donated four solar-powered water recycling toilets to Orefile Primary School in Olivenhoutbosch near Midrand in Gauteng...

5 Feb 2015 07:54

Wipro supports Slovo Park grassroots project
Wipro supports Slovo Park grassroots project

Wipro Limited has donated R100,000 to Johannesburg NGO Slovo Centre of Excellence, an aftercare facility that offers educational support programs for disadvantaged children...

4 Feb 2015 15:30

Mitchell's Plain shelter for victims of abuse receives Vital Award
Mitchell's Plain shelter for victims of abuse receives Vital Award

Heaven's Shelter in Mitchell's Plain is the fifth winner of a R35,000 grant from Vital Health Foods' newly established Vital Awards...

4 Feb 2015 11:30

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