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Nyiko Primary School, situated in Tembisa Township, Gauteng was the proud recipient of eight stunning mobile libraries kindly sponsored by Novus Holdings Ltd. These innovative mobile libraries can be wheeled from one classroom to another which makes it easily accessible to all learners. The learners at Nyiko Primary School come…
Kensington based primary school comes out tops in local innovative entrepreneurship program Over 1000 pupils across the Western Cape came together for 3 months in a campaign with a difference, aimed at engaging, empowering and uplifting the future leaders of South Africa. The Mmmm Yum Kidz Tuckshop, an initiative brought…
Learners at Fairvale Secondary School in Wentworth in Durban will welcome in 2018 with a brand new modern science lab following extensive renovations by Engen. Engen, a leading producer and marketer of fuels, lubricants and oil-based products, invested R650 000 in the project, which includes eight new computers and a fully…
CAPE TOWN, South Africa, November 29, 2017/ -- Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Basic Education today (November 28, 2017) received a briefing on the Basic Education Laws Amendment (BELA) Bill. The Committee assured the public that once the Bill comes before Parliament, public participation will take place.Today’s meeting was for Committee…
Wednesday, 29 November 2017 00:20

Mancosa Boost for literacy in South Africa

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THE MANCOSA LITERACY PROJECT: HELPING ADDRESS SOUTH AFRICA’S SHOCKING LITERACY LEVELS “Do you know that reading statistics show that only 14% of South Africans’ are readers of books?” This was the opening statement made by South Africa’s Honourable Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga, in an interview conducted during National…
The Land Rover 4x4 in Schools World Finals 2017 will be taking place in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on 8 December and Team Imbokodo from Nic Diederichs High School in Krugersdorp have been chosen to represent South Africa.  ‘Imbokodo’, meaning ‘when you strike a woman you strike a rock’, are going to the finals to raise funds…
­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Many of us are familiar with Cliff Richard’s classic Christmas song, ‘Mistletoe and wine’. The chorus goes something like this:“Christmas time, Mistletoe and wine, Children singing Christian rhymes. With logs on the fire and gifts on the tree, A time to rejoice in the good that we see.” Christmas time…
Johannesburg, November 2017 – The AAA School of Advertising today announces the move of its Johannesburg campus to Braes Office park, 3 Eaton Road, Bryanston. The new Johannesburg campus of the AAA School of Advertising is now located within what is fast becoming the heart of ‘ad land’, where a number of…
The Committee further welcomed the directive by the DBE that stringent vetting will occur for all people working with children CAPE TOWN, South Africa, November 15, 2017/APO Group/ --  Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Basic Education has welcomed the declining trend in teenage and learner pregnancies in South Africa. Committee Chairperson…
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 09:08

Hytec Engineers ‘Fluid Power Fitter’ Qualification

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The Hytec Group has become South Africa’s first company to receive full accreditation as a training provider to qualify ‘Fluid Power Fitters’. The Hytec Group, a hydraulics, pneumatics and automation specialist company, received full accreditation with program approval from the industry sector education and training authority – merSETA – to provide theoretical and practical…
Monday, 13 November 2017 10:53

Deciding whether to keep a child back at school

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Imagine that you are observing from the side of a swimming pool and are watching children learn how to swim. As you watch, you notice the different variety of abilities, confidence levels and fears that they display in the water.  Some children seem to grasp these new skills with ease…
The Committee conducted an oversight visit to the University of Cape Town yesterday with the intention of understanding the disturbances that resulted in classes being suspended last week CAPE TOWN, South Africa, November 10, 2017/APO Group/ --  The Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training has called on protesting University…

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