Results for rural schools

News

Sappi hands over Typek paper to support education in KZN
Sappi hands over Typek paper to support education in KZNArticle

At a small function held at the Sappi Shaw Research Centre in Tweedie near Howick on 13 April 2021, the Department of Education, represented by the HOD Dr Enock Nzama, received 3,000 boxes of Sappi Typek for distribution to schools in KZN...

Issued by Sappi 16 Apr 2021

Mustadafin Foundation launches Mask My School, calls on volunteer seamstresses
Mustadafin Foundation launches Mask My School, calls on volunteer seamstressesArticle

Mustadafin Foundation is calling on local seamstresses to volunteer their time and skills to help sew masks for learners in rural schools and communities...

26 Mar 2021

Highs and lows - the class of 2020
Highs and lows - the class of 2020Article

Despite the class of 2020's individual success, serious issues remain with the quality of academic outcomes in SA, warns Saica's Chantyl Mulder...

Issued by SAICA 24 Feb 2021

Land Rover renews sponsorship agreement with Springboks
Land Rover renews sponsorship agreement with SpringboksArticle

Accompanying the renewal of the sponsorship agreement is the appointment of six Springboks as Land Rover brand ambassadors...

2 Nov 2020

Young women encouraged to take up careers in forestry
Young women encouraged to take up careers in forestryArticle

Environment, Forestry and Fisheries Deputy Minister, Makhotso Sotyu, has encouraged women, particularly young women, to take up careers in the forestry sector...

31 Aug 2020

Investec takes its Promaths programme to the next level under lockdown
Investec takes its Promaths programme to the next level under lockdownArticle

In responding to the coronavirus crisis, Investec wanted to ensure that its flagship maths and science learning programme continued...

Mahlatse Nicolas Mmako and Setlogane Manchidi, Issued by Trialogue 25 Aug 2020

Reengineering education in a changing landscape
Reengineering education in a changing landscapeArticle

When the Covid-19 pandemic arrived on our shores earlier this year, Old Mutual's seven-year Education Flagship Project (OMEFP) had come to a close (in December 2019), and we were applying our minds to a new strategy for our CSI work in education...

Kanyisa Diamond, Issued by Trialogue 30 Jun 2020

Syafunda e-learning goes free
Syafunda e-learning goes freeArticle

SA EduTech company makes online learning possible for rural students...

Issued by Edge Growth 22 May 2020

#UnsungHeroes: Asanda Jonga of Grace Vision
#UnsungHeroes: Asanda Jonga of Grace VisionArticle

The rolling hills of the Eastern Cape make you delve into your deepest thoughts, even if you don't like your thoughts travelling so deep...

Ilse van den Berg 8 Apr 2020

Department of Science and Technology sponsors NWU's mobile science lab
Department of Science and Technology sponsors NWU's mobile science labArticle

The Department of Science and Technology (DST), through the South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA), recently sponsored a mobile science laboratory for the Science Centre on the North-West University's (NWU's) campus in Mahikeng...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 30 Mar 2020

JSE Investment Challenge's winning students
JSE Investment Challenge's winning studentsArticle

Around 23,000 high school learners and university students have spent the last six months competing for the number one spot in the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) Investment Challenge, which is the Exchange's flagship programme...

21 Oct 2019

Celebrating our teachers
Celebrating our teachersArticle

This World Teachers' Day, the Adopt-a-School Foundation held its 13th Back to School Party fundraiser...

Issued by Adopt-a-School 18 Oct 2019

Here are the five shortlisted candidates for the Dundeed competition
Here are the five shortlisted candidates for the Dundeed competitionArticle

One of these projects will walk away with £5,000 to further develop their project...

20 Sep 2019

Reading comprehension takes top priority for DBE
Reading comprehension takes top priority for DBEArticle

Reading comprehension in the first years of school will take top priority for the Basic Education Department in the short to medium term...

10 Jul 2019

Eye of the Pangolin to premiere on Endangered Species Day
Eye of the Pangolin to premiere on Endangered Species DayArticle

Eye of the Pangolin, a new documentary about the most trafficked mammal on earth, will premiere on Friday, 17 May, Endangered Species Day...

13 May 2019

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

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...?

Chumisa Ndlazi 30 Apr 2019

Technology boost for Eastern Cape schools
Technology boost for Eastern Cape schoolsArticle

An innovative initiative by government to supply modern technology equipment to disadvantaged schools in rural areas is set to change the lives of learners at these schools...

15 Apr 2019

SA education to adapt to digital revolution
SA education to adapt to digital revolutionArticle

South Africa's education system is to go through a radical overhaul in order to adapt to the fourth industrial revolution...

8 Feb 2019

What does SA education need to succeed in 2019?
What does SA education need to succeed in 2019?Article

The recent release of the 2018 Matric results has been a culmination of a challenging academic period in the South African education sector. This is so because it's characterised mostly by issues of ill-discipline, disruption of teaching and learning...

Koketso Marishane 9 Jan 2019

The science of getting literacy right
The science of getting literacy rightArticle

What rigorous analysis and change theory tell us...

Issued by Juta and Company 5 Nov 2018

New database puts African education research at the heart of policy and practice
New database puts African education research at the heart of policy and practiceArticle

There is growing recognition of the quality of research in developing countries and its importance for policy and practice...

Rafael Mitchell, Pauline Rose, Samuel Asare 23 Aug 2018

Dry toilet technology. By , CC BY 2.0,
5 brilliant female engineers changing the sanitation landscapeArticle

Lack of sanitation is one of the world's leading development challenges...

Dr Sudhir Pillay 13 Aug 2018

By , CC BY 2.0,
Failed sanitation at schools violates children's rightsArticle

The death of five-year-old Lumka Mthethwa who fell into a pit latrine at her school in the Eastern Cape shook us all...

Jay Bhagwan 12 Apr 2018

Mark Kamau, user experience design director, BRCK.
#DesignIndaba2018: Connecting the unconnected in AfricaArticle

Design Indaba speaker Mark Kamau is a Kenyan on a mission to connect everyone in Africa, and then the rest of the world, to the internet...

Louise Marsland 26 Feb 2018

Help turn the tide on matric results
Help turn the tide on matric resultsArticle

When the tide pulls back before a tsunami hits, they say that the beach is littered with beautiful starfish. Often people go down onto the beach and collect these star-shaped echinoderms, admiring their bright colours. In the distance, however the power of the ensuing wave builds...

Jade Jacobsohn 15 Jan 2018

Foundation phase crucial for improved literacy levels
Foundation phase crucial for improved literacy levelsArticle

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says the solution to improved literacy levels in South Africa lies in improving work in the foundation phase...

6 Dec 2017

photo credit- Mona Ewees, Breteau Foundation
Educational apps boost KZN learnersArticle

After three years of intervention at Zilungisele Primary in KwaDukuza, KwaZulu-Natal and several similar schools, a principal's survey showed a reduction in absenteeism and a higher enrollment, reportedly thanks to the Xander educational apps...

6 Dec 2017

Gregor Jenkin, winner of the Icon Award and winemaker, Rudiger Gretschel. Image credit: Kerry Red.
Winners of the Design Foundation Awards 2017 announcedArticle

Top South African design leaders were honoured on Saturday, 25 November at the fifth annual Design Foundation Awards, at a ceremony held in Cape Town...

29 Nov 2017

Student develops skills app for pupils
Student develops skills app for pupilsArticle

An educational mobile application, the brainchild of a Nelson Mandela University student, will soon shape the next generation of software developers in the rural and township schools in the Eastern Cape...

Odette Parfitt 21 Nov 2017

Deputy President goes back to school to raise funds for Adopt-a-School Foundation
Deputy President goes back to school to raise funds for Adopt-a-School FoundationArticle

Over 800 industry leaders and government officials attended the 11th annual Adopt-a-School Foundation 'Back to School' fundraising event at the Sandton Convention Centre on Saturday, 14 October...

Issued by Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation 23 Oct 2017

Why resilience matters for schools trying to thrive in tough situations
Why resilience matters for schools trying to thrive in tough situationsArticle

Resilience in schools involves a process where teachers, principals, families, students and district officials know and use strategies that help teachers to teach and students to learn.

Liesel Ebersöhn 25 May 2017

Online maths club sparks results in Limpopo schools
Online maths club sparks results in Limpopo schoolsArticle

A researcher has launched an online maths club that has seen 30 students at Madonsi High sharpen their maths skills...

5 Apr 2017

Willowton donates R5m for bursaries to UKZN
Willowton donates R5m for bursaries to UKZNArticle

The Willowton Group has donated bursaries worth R5m to seven disadvantaged learners in the Pietermaritzburg area towards their tertiary education...

28 Mar 2017

Woolworths exceeds R100m fundraising target for education
Woolworths exceeds R100m fundraising target for educationArticle

Woolworths has announced it has raised R104.9 million for its MySchool ‘Raise R100 million for Education' campaign, exceeding the original target...

24 Feb 2017

#BizTrends2017: Investment in youth, emerging farmers to develop the industry
#BizTrends2017: Investment in youth, emerging farmers to develop the industryArticle

2017 lies ahead of us and, like every year, there are some factors that will particularly influence the development of the agriculture industry...

Cari Coetzee 9 Jan 2017

Are parents school-ready?
Are parents school-ready?Article

Many children do not have access to quality ECD programmes and require more support in the Foundation Phase, not only from teachers but their parents too. Are parents well equipped enough to support their children?

Andisiwe Hlungwane, Issued by Adopt-a-School 4 Jan 2017

Fast, clean-cooking stove awarded for innovation
Fast, clean-cooking stove awarded for innovationArticle

Louise Williamson, who hails from Nelspruit, won R50,000 after presenting her Mashesha stove to judges at the Ventureburn Pitching Den during the recent Innovation Summit that took place in Ekurhuleni...

11 Oct 2016

Sport sponsorship - rich with innovation, creativity and best practice
Sport sponsorship - rich with innovation, creativity and best practiceArticle

With the Discovery Sport Industry Awards being awarded on 11 February 2016, the element of sports sponsorship is under the limelight...

5 Feb 2016

Andrew Welch, Y&R Cape Town; Sean Donovan, OpenCo; and Jason Levin, HDI.
AdFocus Awards 2015 winners' insightsArticle

Last week, the South African advertising industry descended on Rivonia for the most coveted title of the year - The Financial Mail's Annual AdFocus awards, which was a celebration of their outstanding performance...

Ann Nurock 30 Nov 2015

In Kenya, a digital classroom in a box
In Kenya, a digital classroom in a boxArticle

At the Lighthouse Grace Academy in Nairobi's downmarket Kwangware suburb, yellow school t-shirts carry the slogan 'To Fear God is Wisdom', but in their hands pupils clutch a more worldly path to knowledge: tablet computers...

17 Nov 2015

Next >
Let's do Biz