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Attention SA teachers, last chance to enter SuperTeacher of the Year Competition

The deadline to enter the 2019 ISPA SuperTeacher of the Year Competition is on 13 May 2019. South African teachers with a special interest in the application of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in the educational environment are urged to enter. Once the final registration date...

10 May 2019

Last call for Allan Gray scholarship applications

Entry for the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Scholarship, which is open for application for current grade six pupils, will close on 30 September 2017. The scholarship covers full high school tuition and boarding fees. Scholars will also be handed allowances to provide finance for travel, stationery,...

13 Sep 2017

Crowdfunding sought for 'Sibo Saves Water', 'Sibo Looks Right' for schools

Sibo Saves Water was published in 2009 and has been in random schools and libraries since then. It covers all the issues that are important, as South Africa once again faces a drought. The author of the Sibo series, Ginny Stone, is currently trying to find funding to have it reprinted so that it...

10 Nov 2015

Allan Gray Orbis Foundation extends scholarship application deadline

The deadline to apply for the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Scholarship has been extended. Applications will close on 30 October 2014. This opportunity is open to current Grade 6 pupils who will start Grade 8 in 2016. To apply, visit to download an application form, or SMS...

20 Oct 2014

WEF report: SA bottom of the class in maths, science

When it comes to the quality of maths and science education, South Africa is bottom of the class, according to a World Economic Forum report. The comprehensive report ranks 148 economies across a number of categories. In some SA ranks reasonably well, but the quality of our educational system ranks...

3 Jun 2014

Last chance to apply for an Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Scholarship

The deadline to apply for the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Scholarship is fast approaching. Applications close on 13 September 2013. This scholarship is open to current Grade 6 learners who will start Grade 8 in 2015. Following the application cut-off, there will be a rigorous selection process...

12 Sep 2013

Radio station provides 100 learners with uniforms

As part of its annual CSI initiative, Ligwalagwala FM has donated school uniforms to 100 disadvantaged high school pupils to be delivered early next week in Mpumalanga. Listeners nominated deserving schools during a charity drive on the Breakfast show in December 2012. The schools include; Makhosana...

14 Feb 2013

MySchool card spreads love

During the month of love, remember to swipe a MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet card and a percentage of your Valentine's Day purchase will be donated to your beneficiary of choice, whether it is a charity caring for children or the elderly, an environmental, wildlife cause, or a school. The card may be...

31 Jan 2013

SEACOM launches mentorship programme to celebrate third birthday

SEACOM celebrated its Foundation Day on Monday 23 July 2012, by giving back to the community through its Solution Quest, beginning with Tembisa Secondary High School. This is a three-month social collaboration and mentorship programme where its employees will work with selected scholars to help them...

27 Jul 2012

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