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Dreaming of Becoming a Surgeon?

Dreaming of Becoming a Surgeon?

(Western Cape) – Lwazi is a Make A Difference Leadership Foundation scholar and a 3rd-year medical student at the University of Stellenbosch, and his dream is to become a…

Getting Authors Published to Promote Reading

Getting Authors Published to Promote Reading

WPR, a new initiative conceptualised by Via Afrika, is offered in partnership with the NRF and SARChI Research Chair in the field of Intellectualisation of African Languages, Multilingualism and Education…

ChefMLK launches in-house apprenticeship programme

ChefMLK launches in-house apprenticeship programme

(Gauteng) – The concept of apprenticeships is almost as old as the concept of work. Some 4 000 years ago, the Babylonian Code of Hammurabi compelled artisans to teach their…

From operating theatre cleaner to registered nurse

From operating theatre cleaner to registered nurse

(Cape Town) – If you have a dream, do not expect someone else to give it to you on a silver platter. These were the words of a mother of…

R11m Donation to Education

R11m Donation to Education

Inyathelo secures R11 million grant to boost education institutions’ capacity. In an effort to help eliminate economic inequality through improved education, The Kresge Foundation has awarded a grant of US…

Stationery festival a highlight for schools

Stationery festival a highlight for schools

(Port Elizabeth) – Hardworking teachers stand to be rewarded with a share of R20,000 worth of essential classroom supplies when they visit the PnA Stationery Festival at Baywest Mall on…

Honouring Madiba’s Legacy

Honouring Madiba’s Legacy

Young South Africans honouring Madiba’s legacy through the South Africa-Washington International Program. When we are urged to celebrate Nelson Mandela’s birthday through service – provides the perfect opportunity…

Mpumalanga’s teacher-under-a-tree finally gets his classroom

Mpumalanga’s teacher-under-a-tree finally gets his classroom

(Bushbuckridge) – Mpumalanga maths guru Jerry Mbowane was on Wednesday handed the classroom where he can finally share his passion with schoolchildren. Mbowane, 58, spent more than two decades giving…

School leavers explore study alternatives

School leavers explore study alternatives

(Centurion) – With most universities starting to finalise their intake for 2018, school leavers undecided about their future can explore a world of study alternatives when the High School Career Expo…

Taking action to fulfil Madiba’s dream for an educated SA

Taking action to fulfil Madiba’s dream for an educated SA

July commemorates former president Nelson Mandela and the legacies he left for us. One of the things he valued most was education, and educating the youth of the country. Just…

Youth Month: a focus on the disabled

Youth Month: a focus on the disabled

(Gauteng) – Ten intellectually disabled students have received the chance to transform their lives and build a better future. In a partnership between non-profit organisation The Living Link and…

Digital skills initiative to train half a million young Africans in one week

Digital skills initiative to train half a million young Africans in one week

Continent-wide digital skills development initiative aims to train half a million young Africans in one week. The 2017 edition of Africa Code Week officially kicked off on June 22nd…