Earle Holmes
Binge watch AFDA experimental films and documentaries online - AFDA

Binge watch AFDA experimental films and documentaries online[Earle Holmes] If you did not get the opportunity to go to the annual AFDA Experimental Festival held at the AFDA Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban and Port Elizabeth campuses - do not despair, our 3rd year students have ensured you can watch their film and television productions online...

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Earle Holmes
The legendary actor John Kani inspires students at AFDA Cape Town - AFDA

The legendary actor John Kani inspires students at AFDA Cape Town[Earle Holmes] 16 May was a wonderful day on the AFDA Cape Town campus as they hosted the illustrious Dr John Kani...

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Earle Holmes
What you should expect from open days at tertiary institutions - AFDA

What you should expect from open days at tertiary institutions[Earle Holmes] Every year, tertiary institutions host open days as an opportunity for prospective students and parents to visit their campuses and get more information about the educational offer...

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Chumisa Ndlazi
May the 4th industrial revolution leave no child behind - Part 2

May the 4th industrial revolution leave no child behind - Part 2[Chumisa Ndlazi] Judging by the recent establishment of the Presidential 4IR commission and various government initiatives to engage with foreign investment, the public and private sector, it is quite obvious that the future of South Africa's socio-economic landscape will be highly influenced by this wave...

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Chumisa Ndlazi
May the 4th industrial revolution leave no child behind - Part 1

May the 4th industrial revolution leave no child behind - Part 1[Chumisa Ndlazi] Last month, I had the pleasure of attending 23rd annual SciFest Africa Festival. While engaging with the students, I noticed that there's a difference between learners who were in the private school system, former model c and the township/rural public school system and I wondered, during these exciting times of 4IR, who would get the short end of the stick...?

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Shan Radcliffe
SAP Skills for Africa provides life-long career paths

SAP Skills for Africa provides life-long career paths[Shan Radcliffe] The SAP Skills for Africa programme celebrated the graduation of its 13th class, at a ceremony hosted by the City of Cape Town on Thursday, 11 April 2019...

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Peter Horszowski
The educational power of being wrong - Pert Industrials

Peter Horszowski[Peter Horszowski] Did you know that all colours of Smarties taste the same? Standard food colourant is flavourless so different colours are indistinguishable. I discovered this quite recently but have been hesitant to share it, because I suspect it's common knowledge...

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Jackie Carroll
The many wrongs of the right to education

The many wrongs of the right to education[Jackie Carroll] Human Rights Day offers us the chance to assess the Constitution, and an evaluation of the Constitution's right to education reveals stark results. It is a difficult report card to read...

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Simon Goldstone
#BizTrends2019: Digital transformation, transforming lives

#BizTrends2019: Digital transformation, transforming lives[Simon Goldstone] We live in an increasingly connected world. The technologies, both emerging and established, that connect us, have the power to influence and reshape the ways in which we live, work and learn...

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#BizTrends2019: 3 trends affecting how independent education should be marketed in SA

#BizTrends2019: 3 trends affecting how independent education should be marketed in SA[Marí Lategan] Marketing schools is different to marketing a soft drink or an internet package. School education has an enormous influence on children's lives, from the way they tackle problems to the job prospects available to them...

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Jackie Carroll
Unhappy with your matric results? Here's what you can do

Unhappy with your matric results? Here's what you can do[Jackie Carroll] The final results of the National Senior Certificate (NSC) examinations a critical time in learners' lives as a matric certificate has become a basic requirement for getting a job in South Africa...

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Peter Horszowski
One of two possibilities - Pert Industrials

One of two possibilities[Peter Horszowski] Think about what can be accomplished in just 66 years. Woah! But be warned, physics promises an "anti-woah" for every "woah"...

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Earle Holmes
AFDA Port Elizabeth introduces new Higher Certificate course for 2019 - AFDA

AFDA Port Elizabeth introduces new Higher Certificate course for 2019[Earle Holmes] With a 65% matric pass rate in 2017 for the Eastern Cape, of which only 22.7% qualify with a Bachelor's Pass (standard university degree entrance), alternative options are important for school finishers looking to study further...

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Earle Holmes
SA filmmakers win ADCAN Grand Prix award in LA - AFDA

SA filmmakers win ADCAN Grand Prix award in LA[Earle Holmes] ADCAN is a UK/USA-based competition run annually for unsigned filmmakers around the world...

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Earle Holmes
AFDA film wins Audience Award at shnit - AFDA

AFDA film wins Audience Award at shnit[Earle Holmes] It is very rare for a student film to win awards against films produced and directed by seasoned film industry professionals...

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Earle Holmes
Showcasing the best emerging African talent - The AFDA Graduation Festival 2018 - AFDA

Showcasing the best emerging African talent - The AFDA Graduation Festival 2018[Earle Holmes] AFDA's third- and fourth-year students are showcasing the hottest new talent coming out of South Africa from their Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban and Port Elizabeth campuses...

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Earle Holmes
Just who is Chuma Niklaas? Disruptor or menace? - AFDA

Just who is Chuma Niklaas? Disruptor or menace?[Earle Holmes] The name's Niklaas, Chuma J. Niklaas or just CJ if you prefer and I'm a second-year BCom student specialising in Digital Technology at AFDA...

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Lisa Illingworth
6 things schools need to stop doing to grow entrepreneurs

6 things schools need to stop doing to grow entrepreneurs[Lisa Illingworth] It is no secret that the current structure of the education system was designed in an entirely different age to achieve economic outcomes that are no longer viable due, in large, to the rapid innovation and adoption of technology...

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Tom Jackson
Kenya's Angaza Elimu using tech to transform classroom experiences

Kenya's Angaza Elimu using tech to transform classroom experiences[Tom Jackson] Kenyan startup Angaza Elimu is attempting to transform education by addressing the problems of inefficient classrooms and inadequate educational material...

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Danette Breitenbach
How to future-proof Africa

How to future-proof Africa[Danette Breitenbach] Solutions to problems often require a change in behaviour, which in turn leads to other inventions. The result is a wheel that is spinning faster and faster, and one that is creating anxiety - more recently about jobs...

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