Monthly Archives: January 2016


The Kindness That Binds Us

By |2016-10-21T08:41:41+00:00January 22nd, 2016|Cross Cutting, Tertiary Support|

The Big Read: The kindness that binds us Jonathan Jansen | 22 January Source: Times Live Tyra Hendricks* can see the university from the one-bedroomed flat she shares with three other adults and a child. "But we also use the small lounge," she quickly adds, as my frown must have questioned how five human beings [...]

Create daily reading routines for your children

By |2016-10-21T08:41:41+00:00January 21st, 2016|Early Childhood Development, Foundation phase, Primary school|

Source: Cape Times 18 January 2016 at 21:54pm By: Xolisa Guzula Xolisa Guzula At the beginning of every year, many people make resolutions for the new year. They have dreams, ambitions and aims of what they want to achieve for themselves personally, at work and for their families. Some of us adults plan to get [...]

Vocational schools can slay youth unemployment

By |2016-10-21T08:41:42+00:00January 20th, 2016|Bridging Year, High School|

Source: Business Day Live by Johann Maree, January 18 2016 IF RECENT history is anything to go by, the newspapers will be full of stories over the next few weeks of matriculants with B passes desperate to get into universities being turned away because the universities are full. The media usually portray this as a [...]

Calling all students interested in Engineering

By |2016-10-21T08:41:43+00:00January 18th, 2016|ADT Teach, Bridging Year, Tertiary Support|

Tool and Die Making is a career that is listed as one of South Africa’s critical skills – i.e. there is a shortage of trained people in this industry. There is an opportunity for matriculants with a pass in Maths, Physical Science and English to apply for free training in Tool and Die making. This [...]

Reflections on Five Plus and Poverty – January 2016

By |2016-10-21T08:41:44+00:00January 13th, 2016|General news|

A number of our supporters have signed the Five Plus Project Pledge and we are so grateful for their support. We received this letter from Hugh Corder of the Five Plus Project recently and would like to share this encouraging message. REFLECTIONS ON FIVE PLUS AND POVERTY JANUARY 2016 Two years’ ago, my colleague and friend [...]

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