Will the AU realise its Agenda 2063?

3 August 2017 As Africa rises, and begins to forge a more positive outlook of its future, the continent’s scholars, business executives, community leaders, and policymakers have been calling for concerted efforts to rethink the future and come up with big ideas for the 21st century. Recognising this, in 2013, African heads of state and […]

Make every day a Mandela Day

18 July 2017 The Nelson Mandela Foundation has invited South Africans and citizens of the world to use Nelson Mandela International Day as a renewal of commitment to making a sustainable difference in the lives of the poor. In addition to volunteering, as has become the norm, the foundation has urged South Africans and those […]

Public Works to accelerate fight against poverty, unemployment

13 April 2017  Public Works Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko says he is confident his department will accelerate the fight against poverty and unemployment through the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP). Minister Nhleko and his deputy Jeremy Cronin have recently been briefed by senior managers in the department on progress being made in the fight against poverty […]

To Prepare Young People for 21st-Century Jobs, Design Classrooms Beyond Walls

Original article on worldpolicy.org | 14  June 2017 | by Reem Rahman and Lynsey Farrell Walk into the small town where Actonville Primary School (APS) is located in South Africa and you may find yourself in the middle of a dance competition, an emotional and physical well-being checkup, or a community gathering—all planned and managed by […]

Power of e-learning for renewable energy sector – Study

Original  article on universityworldnews.com |28 March 2017| by Munyaradzi Makoni At a time when distance education and e-learning are becoming increasingly popular and accessible, there remains insufficient awareness around the use of educational technologies in the field of renewable energy and its benefits in African higher education, according to a recent study. Although there are a […]

Microsoft Classroom of the Future Opens at the Cape Town Science Centre

Original article onitnewsafrica.com | 28 March 2017 Together in partnership, Microsoft South Africa and the Cape Town Science Centre on Friday 24th March unveiled the Microsoft Classroom of the Future, in Cape Town. The opening included an exhibition that showcased the latest and greatest educational tools available to teachers today. This interactive showcase at the […]

Know more about Child SA

Original article on news24.com | 28 March 2017 | Nosipho Mkhize THE Childline movement in South Africa was initiated in 1986 with the establishment of Childline KwaZulu-Natal after paediatric staff at Addington Hospital in KwaZulu-Natal noted with concern the number of children attending clinics or hospitalised with non-accidental injury.  Children disclosed that they had no […]

6 Useful Tools for Beating Addiction

Original article  on operationmeditation.com  | 27  March 2017 | by Operation Meditation Ready to kick a habit that’s been kicking you? Is it time to release the hold that something has over you and start to live life – addiction free? A compulsion toward any sort of substance is hard to overcome; whether it’s to food, […]

Ramaphosa urges private sector to support youth empowerment

Original article on sabc.co.za | 27 March 2017 | by Tshepo Ikaneng Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged the private sector to support government initiatives to transform post-school education and training.  He was speaking at the National Skills Conference in Irene, Pretoria. Among the conference objectives are the strengthening of the skills development system to enhance […]