Youth are future leaders

22 March 2018 | By Kgomotso “Zeus” Meso I would like to believe that youth are considered a bunch of people that knows nothing about leadership. They are considered to lack the capacity to lead and bring change. It is expected that all young people should follow some foot print of those that had made […]

Educational Emancipation: Fees_Must_Fall Reflections

23 February 2018 by Kgomotso Archibald Let’s go back to June 16th 1976, amid the chaos, killing and the most brutal behaviour young people witnessed. Now there was a goal, for the march, the protest, and the #pens_down notioning equally education for all. Now fast forward to late 2015, where the political/educational spheres of the country […]

Youth encouraged to take interest in nuclear

Original article on sanews.gov.za |13 October 2017 Energy Deputy Minister Thembi Majola has called on young people to acquire skills that will enable them to take up opportunities in the nuclear energy sector. The Deputy Minister was addressing the annual South African Young Nuclear Professionals Society (SAYNPS) nuclear youth summit on Wednesday. She said with […]

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 […]

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 […]

South Africa: Skills, Job Opportunities for Gauteng Youth

Original article on allafrica.com | 27 March 2017 Gauteng government partnerships will provide thousands of young people with training and job opportunities while empowering them with the relevant skills needed in the job market. One of example of this is Tshepo 500 000, a flagship programme focusing on creating opportunities for half a million young people […]

Integrating technical education is key to achieving the sustainability agenda

Original article on standardmedia.co.ke | 22 March 2016 |By Adil Popat | During the World Summit Sustainable Development held in South Africa in 2002, a very critical declaration was made. Key among them was the promulgation of the United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005–2014). This was a major international effort to mainstream […]

Why SA’s youth need to pursue specialised skills and expertise

Original article  on pressoffice.mg.co.za |20 March 20117 Issued by: Little Black Book PR In today’s fast changing and technology driven world of work, the skills and expertise required of employees, at every level, are in themselves becoming fluid and ever changing. Where job titles and roles were once fixed and specific, many are no longer relevant and […]

Africa: How Might Youth Strengthen the African Union

Original article on allafrica.com | 10 March 2017 | by Carl Manlan At the recent African Union Summit, Rwandan President Paul Kagame outlined the path for the African Union’s structural transformation. I also heard a call on youth across the continent to contribute to the “imperative to strengthen our Union.” As a young African and as […]

Taking South African performing arts to the world

Original article on artlink.co.za | 8 March 2017 |  by  Zesan The South African World Championship in the Performing Arts will be held at the Johannesburg Expo Centre from 31 March to 9 April 2017. This is the 20th edition of the championship to be held under the auspices of Beyond 2000 – Performing Arts […]