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South African edu-tech trailblazer Phemelo Segoe shares her insights


 

This Women’s Month we speak to digital education pioneer, Phemelo Segoe, the operations manager of Tuta-Me, who is helping to enable thousands of high school learners across South Africa to practice maths and science online from their mobile device.  What excites you most about the work you do within the edu-tech space?  The real impact. […]

Lessons in lockdown learning; How schools can cope better


 

After reopening briefly, public schools across the country have had to face the reality of shutting down again for four weeks from 27 July as the Covid-19 pandemic escalates. While this is to protect learners and teachers, the reality is that it further creates a very disruptive learning environment.  This is why it’s now time […]

Siya Kolisi and Grey High School


 

Old Greys and current Grey boys of Grey High School in Port Elizabeth – including Springbok captain Siya Kolisi – have banded together to help families hard hit by the economic fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic. Appeals for donations were made to the greater Grey community for two initiatives – namely the Kolisi food relief […]

INNOVATION

Governance in Covid-19 and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The last few months have ushered in a new epoch for governance. As the coronavirus has swept through the globe, nations have had to...

EDUCATION

A vaccine for our GBV pandemic

This Women’s Month, the focus regrettably but rightfully falls on gender-based violence during lockdown.  But unlike Covid-19, the GBV pandemic already has an effective...

ECONOMICS

Nelson Mandela legacy still lives through clear rivers campaign

What can be more important than our source of life, water? Ensuring that this resource is nurtured and kept consumable should be our number...