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#YouthMonth: Nicole Cupido shares her view on education and mental health

This Youth Month, together with Pride Factor, young and confident 'thought leaders' share what they think the business community can do better to address the needs of the youth...

1 day ago

Schools must remain closed, DBE emphasises

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) on Thursday warned against the premature re-opening of schools...

7 May 2020

International study shows where South Africa's education system needs more help

Interventions aimed at improving literacy scores must be targeted at the parts of the system that need it the most...

By Surette van Staden 7 Apr 2020

#LockdownSA: Think Ahead launches free online live coding classes for children

The Think Ahead team will guide children through coding concepts and activities, keeping kids busy, engaged and upskilled for the future...

1 Apr 2020

How to harness your child's leadership potential

Developing young and influential leaders is not simply about individual success but, very crucially, about the positive impact effective leadership has on the communities and countries which are home to these game-changers. Having innovative, inspirational and solutions-driven leaders passionate about addressing sociopolitical challenges is vital for Africa...

By Faith Abiodun 18 Mar 2020

Tips to prevent spread of coronavirus in schools

The International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC), Unicef and the World Health Organisation (Who) has issued new guidance to help protect children and schools from the transmission of the coronavirus (Covid-19)...

12 Mar 2020

Building tomorrow's leaders through play

Children are naturally wired with a desire to play - where adults might see a simple cardboard box, a child envisions an exciting new fantasy world where anything is possible...

By Kristian Imhof 20 Feb 2020

Bill to make early childhood development compulsory

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says the department will table a bill this year that will make two schooling years before Grade 1 compulsory...

19 Feb 2020

#StartupStory: Creating something from nothing

Cape Town-based startup, Creative Crafting Club is the brainchild of sisters, Christelle Janse van Rensburg and Stefanie de Wet...

By Evan-Lee Courie 14 Feb 2020

Start the academic year on a good note with Digicape's incredible back-to-school savings on Mac

Start the academic year with Digicape's incredible back-to-school savings on selected Mac's, to prepare students and educators for what is going to be a busy year...

Issued by Digicape 13 Feb 2020

#StartupStory: Empowering girls with Girltivity

According to UNESCO statistics, women make up only 23% of STEM talent globally, and this inequality is often felt in South Africa's science, technology and engineering industries...

By Evan-Lee Courie 27 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Advocating childhood literacy - today's readers are our future leaders

In his state of the nation speech in 2019, President Ramaphosa pledged to ensure that within the next five years, every 10-year-old child would be able to read for meaning. I applaud this vision, but realise it's not without its challenges and government cannot do this alone...

By josephine buys 22 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Educating Gen Alpha

In today's society, the youth are ageing at a faster rate than ever before. But are our educational facilitators ready for this, or are they in need of a reboot?

By Nicola Cooper 21 Jan 2020

Britehouse, Diepsloot Preschools Project address SA shortage of ECD programmes

Over the past 26 years, the Diepsloot Preschools Project (DPP) has developed more than 30 preschools - mainly in Diepsloot and the surrounding areas...

19 Dec 2019

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