Friday, January 25, 2019

Challenges of South African Education System

The biggest challenge facing South African Education is some of the children are coming out of school without the 3 basic R's of education which is ability to read ,write and arithmetic and South African teachers do not have the basic pedagogic and content knowledge competencies needed to impart the skills needed by our learners.

And today we had such discussion with  Tony Marshall the head master of Oude Molen Academy and Mr Tofeeq the senior lecture at City Varsity, we were talking about about Challenges of South African education system and how we can address such issues.


Thursday, January 24, 2019

Let's build our democracy by register to vote

Concerned by the negative responses and with the final registration weekend coming up we asked the Provincial Electoral Officer for the Electoral Commission of South AfricaReverend Courtney Sampson to speak with us and give us some input. #Register#PlayYourPart#Vote

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Art exhibition for change

Today we had a great conversation with Yanga Lingani, Yonela Kitse, Lwando Lese and Zizo they were telling us about their Art exhibition event that will be hosted on the second week of March 2019 at the Fugly art gallery in Town Two Khayelitsha.

The aim of the exhibition is to raise awareness on social issues that are affecting the society and youth, apart from the artworks they are going to have poet, and other activities to entertain people.


For more info:
Contact: Zizo Manona
Mobile: 079 531 2067

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Sainthood, interrogates all-boys school culture

Today We had a great conversation with Tiisetso Mashifane about a award winning play Sianhood which interrogates all boys school culture written and directed by her.

Tiisetso also explains adolescence is such an important developmental stage of one's life and we spend most of it at school and more often than not , we brush it off as something fleeting when it can be so defining to one's early adult character...that's what she said.

The Sainthood previews at the Baxter Golden Arrow Studio on 6 and 7 February, opens on 8th February until 23rd February 2019.

For information
Contact
Fahiem Stellenboom
Marketing Manager
Baxter Theatre Centre
Tel: +27 21 680 3971 (Direct)
Tel: +27 21 685 7880
Fax: + 27 21 689 1880
Mobile: +27 722 656 023









Monday, November 26, 2018

16 Days of Activism

Today we had an amazing conversation with Vicky, Eleanor and Phumeza from Khayelitsha we were talk about their 16 days of activism event that will be hosted at Town Two community hall Khayelitsha.

For more info:
Contact:
Phumeza
078 190 0599
Elearno
073 607 2500

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Jazzart Dance Theater's innovative

Jazzart Dance Theater's innovative spirit has long captivated theater-goers with works that challenge and inspire. Valued as one of the most significant contemporary dance companies in Africa, Jazzart has come to epitomize the transformative value of the art form. 

For more info:
Contact:
Kaz Henderson                                                               
082 339 1199                                            

ORT Education

We had a great conversation with Lydia Adel from ORT SA Education, we were talking about how they are fostering professional learning learning communities for educators in the rural areas of the western cape and facilitating and funding SETA-accredited Grade R Teacher training courses.

For more info:
Contact:Bongiwe
021 448 8516
www.ortsacape.org.za

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

Abahambi Arts Movement

We had a conversation with Siphosethu from Khayelitsha talking about Abahambi organisation that aim to pull all the art forms and disciplines together to form ultimately an industry of the province on a global level.

For more information:
Contact: Siphosethu
Tell:076 342 1982
FaceBook page:Abahambi arts movement

Monday, November 05, 2018

Supplementary techniques for educators proficiency program

We also had Chicco, Natalie and Sibongile from Living through learning they were telling us more about their supplementary techniques sufficient  program that was established through the years of teaching and training in the education field that there remain a gap between when educators complete their final year of tertiary studies and when they enter the classroom for the first time  due to the lack of practical experience and the lack of exposure to the harsh realities of teaching in various challenging environment.

For more information.
Contact:Chicco
Phone | +27 21 761 2842 
+27 64 758 4263




Siza- Umfana (Help a Boy) organisation

We had a great conversation with Olwethu and Sandiso from Siza-Umfana organisation, the initiative seeks to change the narratives about boys who grow up in the township and work actively and passionately in building self esteem, building constructive positive motivation and boys empowerment.

For more information.
Contact:Olwethu
Tell:065 954 7110

Friday, November 02, 2018

SA AND SWITZERLAND’S JAZZ STARS LAUNCH THEIR SECOND ALBUM

Another conversation with award winning jazz collective, Skyjack featuring some of the most sought after jazz stars from South Africa and Switzerland, they were telling us about the their new album and their launch that happens today and Sunday 4th November 2018 Kwa Sec, Ny 138 no.52 Gugulethu from 3pm.

For More information
Contact
Luvuyo Kakaza
Tel +27 21 410 9966
Fax +27 21 425 1009
Cell +27 (0) 60 960 8935

SA Teen entrepreneurs

We had a great conversation with Lydia Zingoni from SA teen entrepreneurs she was telling us about the how she ran another successful 12 Month  program of teaching entrepreneur skills to high school learners across Cape Town and how the culmination of SA teen entrepreneur's program brought together young entrepreneur to battle it  out on the top spot of grand finale.

For more information.
Contact
Glynis
email: glynis@connectiv.co.za


Wednesday, October 31, 2018

The blazing single titled Vukani which means Wake-Up

Great conversation with Mandla-Makhulu who's  real name is Bongiwe Ben originally from Port Elizabeth Eastern Cape, she was telling us more about her music career and her single titled VUKANI and how she's trying to bring solution to social illnesses that we encounter as a society.

To get in touch with her:
Contact Bongiwe Ben.
Tell:073 523 2984
Instergram:Mandla_Makhulu