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New literacy education app launches
New literacy education app launchesArticle

Lyra, a new app-based education platform that uses innovative advanced speech recognition and touch screen analysis to teach reading and writing, has been launched by co-developers, WGI Worldwide Company and GE. Lyra will initially teach users how to read and write in English, and will be offered for free to people most in need of literacy skills...

9 Sep 2020

Learn to read in SA's 11 official languages with Feed the Monster app
Learn to read in SA's 11 official languages with Feed the Monster appArticle

Bellavista S.H.A.R.E. has partnered with the MTN Foundation and Curious Learning to launch the Feed the Monster app, which presents reading instruction in a variety of different languages, in South Africa...

15 Apr 2020

Mpumalanga builds seven new schools
Mpumalanga builds seven new schoolsArticle

The Mpumalanga Provincial Government will commence with the construction of seven new schools in five fast-growing towns...

26 Feb 2020

Google for South Africa event. Image source: Danette Breitenbach.
#GoogleforSouthAfrica: Building inclusive products for all South AfricansArticle

Building inclusive products for all South Africans is the motivation for several new developments and commitments recently made by Google South Africa at the first Google South Africa conference held in Johannesburg...

Danette Breitenbach 14 Nov 2019

#SeamlessSA: A holistic approach to delivering great retail customer experience
#SeamlessSA: A holistic approach to delivering great retail customer experienceArticle

Opening her presentation at Seamless Southern Africa, Edcon's Lauren King shared her understanding of customer experience...

Lauren Hartzenberg 20 Mar 2019

Why children need to learn in their home language for longer
Why children need to learn in their home language for longerArticle

International Mother Language Day (IMLD) is celebrated on 21 February each year with the overall aim of promoting linguistic diversity and multilingual education. This year, the day will be framed by the International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019...

18 Feb 2019

#BizTrends2019: The growing disillusionment with traditional education structures
#BizTrends2019: The growing disillusionment with traditional education structuresArticle

Traditional schooling is 'broken' and becoming increasingly irrelevant for the world of work that children are going to be entering into. What can be done to correct this and better prepare our children for the future...?

Lisa Illingworth 5 Jan 2019

Mother-tongue literacy programme to improve reading with comprehension
Mother-tongue literacy programme to improve reading with comprehensionArticle

Breakthrough to Literacy (BTL), a mother-tongue literacy course for Grades 1 to 3, aims to help children learn to read with comprehension, while developing their writing and listening skills...

15 Jun 2018

Seven life-saving tips for women to remember
Seven life-saving tips for women to rememberArticle

Lives are busy, and so much health advice gets thrown at us that's difficult to remember. Some of it is so specific - avoid this, get that, do this, not that - that it can be difficult to remember what you're supposed to do...

Issued by Digital Media Group 6 Mar 2018

Ntabeni Primary School
Nal'ibali's Story Powered Schools addressed literacy rights of rural childrenArticle

The Nal'ibali's Story Powered Schools team celebrated World Book Day by addressing the literacy rights of rural children...

26 Apr 2017

Networks Unlimited raises R160,000 in support of Literacy for Life
Networks Unlimited raises R160,000 in support of Literacy for LifeArticle

Networks Unlimited's second annual corporate golf day has raised more than R160,000 in support of Literacy for Life, a non-profit organisation that provides educational writing and reading aid to disadvantaged schools...

5 Apr 2016

Jackie Carroll
Adult matric opens up employment opportunitiesArticle

Today, 8 September 2015, is International Literacy Day and it is a good time to reflect on the value the adult matric will bring to a society, where only 28 out of a 100 school entrants achieve matric...

Jackie Carroll 7 Sep 2015

Feeding the hungry mouth - internet journalism
Feeding the hungry mouth - internet journalismArticle

There's been a lot said about the demise of print journalism. Replacing it we have online journalism in the form of both electronic and print media organisations rushing to refresh their pages every hour...

Marion Scher 8 Jul 2015

REDISA sponsors isiXhosa writing competition
REDISA sponsors isiXhosa writing competitionArticle

REDISA has announced its sponsorship of the story writing competition organised by the Puku Children's Literature Foundation and supported by the Nal'ibali reading-for-enjoyment campaign.

11 Sep 2014

Over 100 pupils attended the event
Nal'ibali Children's Literacy Charter launchGallery

Nal'ibali, the national reading-for-enjoyment campaign, proudly launched a Charter on Children's Literacy Rights this World Book Day, Wednesday April 23, 2014.

25 Apr 2014

SA launches Charter on Children's Literacy Rights on World Book Day
SA launches Charter on Children's Literacy Rights on World Book DayArticle

Nal'ibali is launching a Charter on Children's Literacy Rights on World Book Day, Wednesday April 23, 2014.

17 Apr 2014

Support 'World Read Aloud Day', break a record
Support 'World Read Aloud Day', break a recordArticle

Celebrate World Read Aloud Day on Wednesday, 5 March 2014, by reading the same story on the same day out aloud to the children in your lives.

26 Feb 2014

You become good enough to compete at the very top not through genetics, but thanks to a range of factors. (Image: urbanora, via Wikimedia Commons)
Talent is a mythArticle

I always thought that you were either creative or not. I also felt that I had an uncanny ability to determine whether an applicant would be a good planner or not. Either you had it or you didn't. Boy was I wrong.

Sid Peimer 22 Nov 2013

Spectacles... one size does not necessarily fit all
Spectacles... one size does not necessarily fit allArticle

So frustrated with glasses falling off my face while bending forward or jogging I resolved to have corrective Lasik surgery in the hope that my days wearing glasses might, finally, be over.

Brian Berkman 16 Oct 2013

African language learning requires teacher retraining
African language learning requires teacher retrainingArticle

A new government policy that will result in all primary school pupils learning an African language is a move in the right direction. It is, however, a move that will require urgent teacher retraining, according to the Molteno Institute for Language and Literacy.

30 May 2013

Highlighting the importance of literacy
Highlighting the importance of literacyArticle

Saturday 8 September 2012 was International Literacy Day, a global awareness day that aims to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies. The theme adopted this year was Literacy and Peace, to demonstrate the multiple uses and value that literacy brings to people as it provides individuals with the skills to understand the world, to participate in democratic processes and to have a voice.

10 Sep 2012

Foundation of good reading skills is laid at pre-school levelArticle

Reading is one of the main building blocks of learning at school. A child who struggles to read, will struggle to learn; and a child who struggles to learn will battle to cope at school and later on, at life. However, there are certain foundational skills upon which reading is based that a child must master before he can learn to read.

15 Aug 2012

Research shows dyslexia not brain abnormality, can be overcomeArticle

New research has shown that there is no difference in the way children with dyslexia think while reading, when compared to children without reading difficulties. Edublox specialises in helping children with learning and reading problems overcome these difficulties.

1 Mar 2012

Source: www.pieterhugo.com.
The potential of African identity in advertisingArticle

Too often, as marketers and creatives, we wait for some justification of talent, some confirmation of a sure-fire winner, and most often we look to the West - for inspiration, for a formula. All we need to do is look around us. After all, the West is already looking to Africa for inspiration. [multimedia]

Anton Crone 6 Oct 2011

Guest house always at serviceArticle

Le Ch√Ętelat is a boutique guest house in Johannesburg that caters for exclusive clientele, both business travellers and holidaymakers.

Maryanne Maina 14 Apr 2009

Avoid teaching young people cynicism about mediaArticle

PARIS: Media literacy programmes help students learn to read news critically, but often leave them ignorant and cynical about the essential role of a free press in society, a study has found.

6 Nov 2008

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