Peter Horszowski
My big idea for South African science education - Pert Industrials

My big idea for South African science education[Peter Horszowski] When I matriculated nearly 30 years ago there were few matric options in South Africa. Now there are many more. I thought I'd give a brief overview and use it to present an idea for a new science programme...

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Shan Radcliffe
#WhenIGrowUp: Get developing with the Digital Geekaship

#WhenIGrowUp: Get developing with the Digital Geekaship[Shan Radcliffe] Software development is one of the most sought-after skills in today's job market and the great thing is, you don't have to go to university for three years to learn the skills needed to succeed in the digital industry...

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Shan Radcliffe
More than just words - what goes into the latest school dictionary

More than just words - what goes into the latest school dictionary[Shan Radcliffe] The latest edition of the Oxford Afrikaans-Engels English-Afrikaans Skoolwoordeboek School Dictionary is more than just basic word translations...

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Robin Fredericks
Bottomup outreach programme inspires learners to stay in school

Bottomup outreach programme inspires learners to stay in school[Robin Fredericks] Bottomup - a non-profit organisation in Edgemead, Cape Town - goes far and beyond to provide schools with programmes that nurture belonging and identity; undertaking to understand why the youth have become disconnected from education...

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Shan Radcliffe
#StartupStory: Cognition - the Uber of tutoring

#StartupStory: Cognition - the Uber of tutoring[Shan Radcliffe] Private tutoring is in great demand, but many believe it's unaffordable. This is where Cognition.Online's tailored tutoring platform comes in - offering options to suit everyone's pocket...

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

#BizTrends2018: From knowledge resources to communication - trending apps for education[Shan Radcliffe] 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...

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Shan Radcliffe
The future of our nation lies in education

The future of our nation lies in education[Shan Radcliffe] 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...

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

#BizTrends2018: Putting the "fun" into fundamental education[Shan Radcliffe] 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...

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Arthee Rajkumar
#BizTrends2018: More participation, better results

#BizTrends2018: More participation, better results[Arthee Rajkumar] It is the job of school leaders to work with all stakeholders in co-creating a positive environment, so that learners can receive a well-balanced, enriching education...

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

#BizTrends2018: What are the key trends for independent schools in 2018?[Lala Steyn] Each year 11,848,000 pupils enroll in schools in South Africa, according to the World Bank. What lies ahead for these youngsters...?

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Mark Orpen
#BizTrends2018: Landscapes, learning and the employee

#BizTrends2018: Landscapes, learning and the employee[Mark Orpen] Kicking off 2018, the priority for the Education and Training (ETD) and Management Training calendar is planning for the coming year ahead...

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Peter Horszowski
Bigger better faster more no more - Pert Industrials

Bigger better faster more no more[Peter Horszowski] I firmly believe that you get the most out of a lab prac if you do it yourself. It is more satisfying and meaningful. You almost feel like a pioneer...

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Shan Radcliffe
#EntrepreneurMonth: Ability is not defined by age

#EntrepreneurMonth: Ability is not defined by age[Shan Radcliffe] Kershen Pillay does not believe in luck. "I believe in working hard consistently and always staying focused on sharpening my skill. As an entrepreneur you have to be open to listening, learning and constantly developing yourself..."

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Peter Horszowski
What is practice, really? - Pert Industrials

What is practice, really?[Peter Horszowski] South African vocational training institutions face real challenges with limited resources, large learner numbers and serious skill deficits. To address this, maybe we have to start thinking inside the box: specifically a VR console, with all the possibilities of this wondrous new technology...

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Robin Fredericks
Maths meets art - connecting two divided worlds

From left to right: Ready D, Neo Muyanga, John Gilmore, and Jason Storey,
From left to right: Ready D, Neo Muyanga, John Gilmore, and Jason Storey,
[Robin Fredericks] Vanguard: A month where math meets art, was created with the aim to connect ideation, dialogue and collaboration between education and the arts...

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Robin Fredericks
Education in South Africa - improving the system with art

From left to right: Principle School of Hope, Jesrael Jacobs, Laura Collura, Yaseera Adonis, Ashley Visagie and Kurt Minnaar.
From left to right: Principle School of Hope, Jesrael Jacobs, Laura Collura, Yaseera Adonis, Ashley Visagie and Kurt Minnaar.
[Robin Fredericks] The month-long exhibitions, titled Vanguard: A month where math meets art, was created with the aim to connect ideation, dialogue and collaboration between education and the arts and includes...

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Robin Fredericks
Changing the dreamer's education through art and music

Changing the dreamer's education through art and music
[[https://www.dreamereducationsa.com/ Dreamers Education]]
[Robin Fredericks] Kurt Minnaar, founder of Dreamer Education, has been making strides in education with his unconventional teaching methods...

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Shan Radcliffe
Going Mad about education with Francois Pienaar

Going Mad about education with Francois Pienaar[Shan Radcliffe] Francois Pienaar has been a household name in South Africa for over 20 years. So what does a former Springbok captain do once he leaves the stadium and hangs up his national rugby boots for good? Why, he goes Mad and inspires new generations of learners and leaders, that's what...

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Shan Radcliffe
#InnovationMonth: Kickstarting a love of science

#InnovationMonth: Kickstarting a love of science[Shan Radcliffe] Bathabile Mpofu, co-founder and MD of Nkazimulo Applied Sciences, believes that true innovation comes from the access of existing knowledge...

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Shan Radcliffe
#WomensMonth: Getting frank with Diane Awerbuck

#WomensMonth: Getting frank with Diane Awerbuck[Shan Radcliffe] Part educator, part writer and part Frank (in more than one way), Diane Awerbuck is the award-winning author of Gardening At Night and other stories. This Women's Month, I chatted to her about life, classic literature, and important lessons we should be teaching our girls...

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