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Call 2 Care uplifts communities with garden education, after-school programmes
Call 2 Care uplifts communities with garden education, after-school programmes

About a year ago, we interviewed Cape Town-based non-profit organisation, Call 2 Care which invests its time and efforts to uplift communities in underprivileged areas through sustainable food access and gardening education.

By Robin Fredericks 22 May 2018

SA's biggest board-meeting to address youth unemployment and education
SA's biggest board-meeting to address youth unemployment and education

Business leaders agree that collective action is required from all sectors to address youth unemployment and education...

11 May 2018

Anglo American launches education programme
Anglo American launches education programme

Anglo American, in partnership with the DBE, has launched a major new education programme to improve outcomes for learners local to its mining operations in South Africa...

16 Apr 2018

Thabdokazi Mkwena, an ECD practitioner at Luvuyo Special Needs Centre achieved her NQF Level two qualification at the end of last year, she will also receive ongoing mentorship and coaching, ensuring that the knowledge and skills that they have gained from the training is applied in the classroom.
Cookhouse Wind Farm invests in ECD centres by upskilling local practitioners

Through its flagship project, Cookhouse Wind Farm has enabled 47 early childhood development (ECD) practitioners...

12 Apr 2018

Listening & Language Home Programme: Now published by Juta and Company
Listening & Language Home Programme: Now published by Juta and Company

Juta and Company is excited to announce that it has assumed responsibility for the publishing, sales and distribution of the Listening & Language Home Programme series previously published by Future Managers...

Issued by Juta and Company 29 Mar 2018

Corporate SA urged to help create job opportunities for persons with intellectual disabilities
Corporate SA urged to help create job opportunities for persons with intellectual disabilities

With March being Intellectual Disability Awareness Month, employment equity company Progression is urging corporates to gain a better understanding of what persons with intellectual disabilities experience and help create job opportunities for them...

12 Mar 2018

Ajuga Creche Aid - Equipping unprivileged children for the new school year
Ajuga Creche Aid - Equipping unprivileged children for the new school year

The idea of the Ajuga Creche Aid campaign is to pack 2,000 shoeboxes of back-to-school goodies or people can donate a shoebox and then have these delivered to the children that attend the Ajuga ECDs and creches...

Issued by Cipla 15 Feb 2018

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

The future of our nation lies in education
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

#BizTrends2018: Putting the "fun" into fundamental education
#BizTrends2018: Putting the "fun" into fundamental education

There's no denying our education system is in trouble, but what can we do to increase learner engagement? Here are a handful of trends that may well be able to start turning our education system around...

By Shan Radcliffe 30 Jan 2018

Help turn the tide on matric results
Help turn the tide on matric results

When the tide pulls back before a tsunami hits, they say that the beach is littered with beautiful starfish. Often people go down onto the beach and collect these star-shaped echinoderms, admiring their bright colours. In the distance, however the power of the ensuing wave builds...

By Jade Jacobsohn 15 Jan 2018

Four keys to improving the matric pass rate
Four keys to improving the matric pass rate

Despite increased attempts to improve the outcome of the matric exams, only three-quarters of South African students achieved a pass. Why is this? What sustainable solutions are there and how do we implement them...?

By Cindy Glass 12 Jan 2018

Building education on solid early development foundation
Building education on solid early development foundation

Basic education is once again in the spotlight following the release of the matric results by the Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga...

11 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: Attention! Hot topics in education
#BizTrends2018: Attention! Hot topics in education

From EQ to e-learning, learner attention spans and the roles teachers play, here's a look at trends in education for the coming year...

8 Jan 2018

#BizTrends2018: What are the key trends for independent schools in 2018?
#BizTrends2018: What are the key trends for independent schools in 2018?

Each year 11,848,000 pupils enroll in schools in South Africa, according to the World Bank. What lies ahead for these youngsters...?

By Lala Steyn 8 Jan 2018

photo credit- Mona Ewees, Breteau Foundation
Educational apps boost KZN learners

After three years of intervention at Zilungisele Primary in KwaDukuza, KwaZulu-Natal and several similar schools, a principal's survey showed a reduction in absenteeism and a higher enrollment, reportedly thanks to the Xander educational apps...

7 Dec 2017

Foundation phase crucial for improved literacy levels
Foundation phase crucial for improved literacy levels

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says the solution to improved literacy levels in South Africa lies in improving work in the foundation phase...

6 Dec 2017

Read online shop launches
Read online shop launches

The READ Educational Trust in conjunction with Reading Matters has launched into the e-commerce space with The Read online shop...

5 Dec 2017

Indaba Education Fund hosts fundraising dinner in NYC
Indaba Education Fund hosts fundraising dinner in NYC

The Indaba Education Fund held its first fundraising dinner in New York City earlier this month...

27 Oct 2017

Importance of real-world play for 21st century six-year-olds
Importance of real-world play for 21st century six-year-olds

While there's a great focus on technology learning tools appropriate for early childhood development, parents and educators must not overlook the importance for children to have real-world interactions in order to learn core 21st century life skills...

25 Oct 2017

L-R: Carine Munting, UNICEF partnership manager; Leon Meyer, GM at The Westin; Marilize van Niekerk, executive secretary to the GM; Sandra Bisin, UNICEF chief of communication and partnerships; and Jeremy Harris, radio personality and event MC.
Westin-Unicef Charity Ball raises another R1m in 2017

This year's Westin-Unicef Charity Ball, hosted by The Westin Cape Town on Saturday, 14 October, matched the previous year's donations, raising R1m.

18 Oct 2017

Flight Centre Foundation looks to tackle poverty through education
Flight Centre Foundation looks to tackle poverty through education

The Flight Centre Foundation aims to break the cycle of poverty through education, running a number of relevant programmes...

By Sindy Peters 17 Oct 2017

Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill published for comment
Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill published for comment

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga will today publish the Draft Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill in the Government Gazette, for public comment...

13 Oct 2017

EduWeek 2017 award winners
EduWeek 2017 award winners

Education conference and exhibition, EduWeek hosted its prestigious annual awards event in Cape Town on Wednesday...

6 Oct 2017

Educare challenge to celebrate the importance of early childhood development
Educare challenge to celebrate the importance of early childhood development

Innovation Edge is aiming to change the perception that undermines the importance of Early Childhood Development (ECD) with the launch of the ECD Heroes Challenge...

3 Oct 2017

How parents can raise children who love maths
How parents can raise children who love maths

Parents can help their children develop key mathematical skills by playing simple games with them, and by maintaining enthusiasm for the subject...

Issued by Coronation 3 Oct 2017

#WomensMonth: Bitten by the enterprising Bugz
#WomensMonth: Bitten by the enterprising Bugz

This Women's Month, the entrepreneurial genius behind Bugz Playpark, Lise Liebenberg, talks to us about early childhood development beyond the classroom, and running your own business...

By Shan Radcliffe 15 Aug 2017

All South African schools to be online by 2018
All South African schools to be online by 2018

Deputy Minister of Basic Education, Enver Surty, says every South African school will be digitally connected by 2018...

Issued by Kaelo Engage 14 Aug 2017

#CSIMonth: Building the future through early childhood development
#CSIMonth: Building the future through early childhood development

Founded by Phillip Shapiro in 2006, Build the Future is a non-profit organisation that facilitates early childhood development through learning and nutrition programmes in informal settlements in Johannesburg and KwaZulu-Natal...

By Sindy Peters 12 Jul 2017

#YouthMonth: Instilling life skills, R2 at a time
#YouthMonth: Instilling life skills, R2 at a time

Academics and learning hard skills makes up only one part of the education process. These days, many jobs require soft skills not readily taught in the classroom. Randy Mampuru tells us about Kidz Hub, and how they are teaching kids commitment, consistency and sacrifice...

By Shan Radcliffe 30 Jun 2017

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