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Eighty intellectually disabled pupils studying at the Mount Fletcher Special School in the rural Eastern Cape can look forward to comfortable, warm nights this winter, thanks to Engen’s donation of new beds. The Engen handover of beds and mattresses on 8 June, totalling R250 000, will get the children off…
Tuesday, 19 June 2018 09:06

Education innovators honoured at EduWeek Africa

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EduWeek Africa, the largest and most recognised live education event in Sub-Saharan Africa, hosted its annual awards ceremony on 15 June 2018 at the Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg. The theme of the exhibition was ‘Education 4.0 for Industry 4.0’, which addressed education’s response to increased automation and data exchange in…
June is a special month for Engen. It is Youth Month, and it provides Engen opportunity to reflect upon its commitment to helping young gifted South Africans to explore new horizons. Trinisha Lutchmiah is one of many whose horizons have opened widely thanks to Engen.Trinisha grew up in Merebank, Durban…
RICHFIELD HOLDINGS PARTNERS WITH ADLAND Johannesburg, 11th June 2018 - The Association for Communication and Advertising NPC (ACA) and Richfield Holdings (Pty) Ltd (Richfield) are pleased to announce the conclusion of an agreement of sale in which the ACA will sell its shareholding in the AAA School of Advertising (Pty) Ltd (AAA). The agreement follows an offer to purchase…
She attended four different school, matriculating from Ndyebo Senior Secondary School in Port Elizabeth,where she lived with various family members after the death of her mother when she was in primary school, and found it very hard to believe in herself. That was until her Grade 10 science teacher introduced Amanda Ngqoleka to the Engen…
Thursday, 07 June 2018 12:55

Winter boredom busters for kids

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Winter school holidays are just around the corner, and with it inevitably comes three weeks of your children sitting at home complaining that they are ‘bored’ and being unable to play outside because of the cooler temperatures (especially inland) . Bored children tend to bicker with their sibling or end…
Tuesday, 05 June 2018 12:00

Help! My child does not want to go to school

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The academic year can be a challenging time for families.  It becomes even more so when a child resists or tries to avoid going to school. Cindy Glass, Director and Co-founder of Step Up Education Centres explains “Emotions tend to run high, panic may set in and too often, parents…
Plastics|SA put welding skills, learnership programmes, technology and the latest welding equipment in the spotlight at its third Thermoplastics Welding Technology Day that took place at its head office in Midrand recently. Interested students, industry members, journalists and technical trainers attended presentations that focused on the importance of thermoplastic welding,…
Education is too expensive and does not prepare students for the workplace. These are the lamentations of both employers and students across Africa. Why are educational institutions not changing their curricula fast enough to provide relevant education that satisfies industry skills demands? What do students really pay for when getting…
It has been reported that the alleged perpetrator was formerly involved in a relationship with one of the girls CAPE TOWN, South Africa, May 29, 2018/ -- The Portfolio Committee on Basic Education is saddened and outraged by the murder of two North West school girls.Committee Chairperson Ms Nomalungelo Gina condemned…
As with any service or product being sold in a highly competitive industry, training and skills development are increasingly becoming more personalised to suit the unique needs of their markets. In step with this global development, Plastics|SA has for quite some time now, been offering personalised learning programmes and training…
The idea of writing exams rarely brings about emotions of excitement and happy anticipation!  In fact, feelings of anxiety, panic and outright fear are what most parents and learners experience when exam time comes knocking at their door! Cindy Glass, Director and Co-founder of Step Up Education Centres says “Generation…

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