Stop South Afrca’s new internet censorship law

Ramon 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

Ramon 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

Ramon 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

Ramon 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 →

Collective Investment Scheme Advertising, Social Media Ownership, Local Government IT Controls & BBBEE Codes Extension

webmaster /January 22, 2015

August has been a busy month for the firm. The firm’s joint presentation, with Grant Thornton on Information Security, at the Mobile Government Conference two weeks ago, was well received. Bronwyn Ross and Mathando Likhanya were admitted as attorneys of the High Court of South Africa on 18 August, and have been appointed as associates Continue Reading →

How To Get The Best Service On The Phone

webmaster /January 16, 2015

And, While You’re at It, Make Someone’s Day When talking to customer service, call centers, tech support, secretaries or sales reps on the phone, you’re at their mercy on what they’ll do for you–and how fast. Here are tiny tips for getting the best, speediest and most pleasant service he/she has to give. First thing, Continue Reading →

Improvements to Amazon Kindle book samples

Ramon Thomas /December 26, 2014

We recently received this message from Amazon.com: We are pleased to let you know about some improvements that we made to Kindle book samples: – Samples that you download from the Kindle book store will now be saved in the cloud so that you can access and read them on any supported Amazon device or Continue Reading →

Creative Gratitude before Christmas 2014

webmaster /December 19, 2014

From Strategic Coach: The world is constantly creating enormous capability on your behalf. The trick is to be tuned in so you can see it and take advantage of it. This begins with gratitude. Without that mindset, you don’t have any awareness of your resources and opportunities. But when you have it, you suddenly appreciate—and Continue Reading →

Toastmasters Reveals 2014 International Convention Speakers

webmaster /July 27, 2014

California, July 16, 2014 – Toastmasters announced the featured speakers for its upcoming 2014 International Convention. The lineup of presenters is highlighted by former Head of Development at BBC Television, Robin Sieger and Malaysian media CEO Rohana Rozhan. “We have an impressive and diverse group of speakers who represent the excellence that Toastmasters speakers are Continue Reading →

Logic and illogic in education

Ramon Thomas /June 10, 2014

This week’s guest blog is by Jon Rappoport. I’ve engaged with Jon Rappoport since 2012 and studied his material on imagination. I’m confident this course in logic is worth the investment.   In two of my collections, The Matrix Revealed and Power Outside The Matrix, I include training in the art of logic and critical Continue Reading →