Category: Blog

Leadercast 2016 : Architects of Tomorrow – Join Steve Wozniak (Apple), Dr. Henry Cloud, Andy Stanley in South Africa with more leaders…

webmaster /March 4, 2016

  Be part of the largest leadership event in the world. Join these world famous leadership icons: Steve Wozniak – Co-Founder of Apple Inc Dr Henry Cloud – Acclaimed Leadership Expert Andy Stanley – Leadership Author and Communicator Nick Saban – Head Football Coach at University of Alabama Kat Cole – Group President at FOCUS Continue Reading →

To Wonder how things will compare online in 2016.

webmaster /February 27, 2016

– Facebook is the top high-tech service platform in South Africa that has equal take-up male to female. – findings, announced in September, showed Facebook the most popular social network, followed by YouTube and Twitter. The study excludes instant messaging services.

South Africa celebrates Wikipedia 15 this week

thomas /January 12, 2016

[Johannesburg, South Africa] This week Wikipedia, the world’s largest encyclopedia turns 15 years old. South African editors and contributors will meet in Johannesburg and Cape Town to join a global series of events led by the Wikimedia Foundation. In South Africa, Wikimedia ZA and NETucation, a leading Internet safety training company, have combined their resources Continue Reading →

Supporting incompetent teachers is holding us back

webmaster /August 12, 2015

In an interview he gave to the Pretoria News yesterday, University of Free State Vice Chancellor and Rector, Professor Jonathan Jansen said that despite the crisis the education sector is facing, union pressures and nationalist sentiments will always trump common sense when it comes to hiring the best teachers regardless of where they come from. Continue Reading →

Shining a light on education

thomas /August 7, 2015

The Italian physician and educator, Maria Montessori, famously once said: “Our care of the child should be governed, not by the desire to make him learn things, but by the endeavour always to keep burning within him that light which is called intelligence”; and now two girls are helping to ensure that this light continues Continue Reading →

Stop South Afrca’s new internet censorship law

thomas /July 23, 2015

A new set of regulations threatens the heart of our internet freedom. A massive public outcry could stop them and save our internet. But public consultations end in 48 hours — sign now and share with everyone everywhere: SIGN NOW Dear friends across South Africa, A new set of regulations threatens the very essence of Continue Reading →

Third tier of higher education

thomas /July 19, 2015

A third tier of higher education, targeting out-of-school youngsters and adults with no prospect of accessing vocational and technical colleges and universities, has been established by the Department of Higher Education. Community education and training colleges (CETC) are new types of institutions which are a result of merged public adult learning centres. The establishment of Continue Reading →

Myths About Reading

thomas /May 6, 2015

Myths about Reading by Janet Dorman Myth # 1 Children who learn to read before they go to school will be bored when they go to school This is not a myth. Children who learn to read before they go to school will be bored when they go to school. But so will the kids Continue Reading →

Education costs rises double that of inflation

thomas /April 30, 2015

by Deneesha Pillay Statistics SA figures on the cost of education indicate consumers who have children will come under financial pressure. The cost of education rose by 9.3% in March compared to March last year. This is 5.3% higher than the headline inflation figure of 4% year-on-year for the same month, according to the statistics Continue Reading →