INVITE TO THE NATIONAL SMME POLICY COLLOQUIUM

The Small Business Development Institute(SBDI)  in partnership with the  Department of Small Business Development, will be hosting their 3rd National SMME Policy Colloquium.  This year will see the launch and deliberations towards crafting a National SMME Policy Master Plan linked to the NDP. The SBDI will also be launching its flagship programme, VISION 2021: Creating and supporting the development of at least 300 000 youth-owned SMME’s … Continue reading INVITE TO THE NATIONAL SMME POLICY COLLOQUIUM

SA’s FIRST ONLINE LIVE STREAMING TUTORING PLATFORM

JustLearn.me is a brand new online platform that allows students and tutors to interact with one another from the comfort and safety of their own homes or preferred environments. This groundbreaking initiative, a first of its kind in South Africa, pushes the boundaries of education by making access to learning easy, safe and convenient for students all across the country. Uviwe Faku, a young black … Continue reading SA’s FIRST ONLINE LIVE STREAMING TUTORING PLATFORM

A GUIDE TO BUYING A HOME

Buying a new home is an exciting but often daunting process of juggling needs and wants against what you can practically afford based on your monthly income.  Before you head off to search for your dream home, you can save a lot of time and effort by knowing upfront what installment you can afford each month, and what the bank is likely to finance you … Continue reading A GUIDE TO BUYING A HOME

ALEX’S MATHS EDUCATION IMPROVED

Warwick facilitators at Minerva Secondary School. In helping to advance school-level mathematics education, Experian South Africa and United Kingdom-based have joined forces to participate in Warwick in Africa, a six-week mathematics programme aimed at improving learners’ skills. The initiative is currently underway at secondary schools across the country, including in the Alexandra (Minerva Secondary) and Soweto townships, in Johannesburg. According to Experian South Africa, mathematics … Continue reading ALEX’S MATHS EDUCATION IMPROVED

IPHUTENG’S FAREWELL TO RAMODIKE

By: Pioneer Correspondent An emotional farewell ceremony for foundation phase educator, brought tears to fellow colleagues and learners at an institution she has been affiliated with for 22 years. On 31st October, Mathematics educator for the foundation phase at Iphuteng, Miss Modulane Maria Ramodike was honored with an emotional farewell ceremony, to share some of the legacies she leaves behind at Iphuteng Primary School, 17th … Continue reading IPHUTENG’S FAREWELL TO RAMODIKE

CJC STUDENTS ON A RAMPAGE GALLERY

By:  William Serumula Students went on strike on the morning of 26 and 27 January 2015; at Central Johannesburg College Alexandra Campus, which lead to a temporary closure of the institution. The police to fired teargas cans to disperse protesters and 76 students were arrested – and charged with public disorder. Click here for full story. This story was originally published in February, 2015.  Continue reading CJC STUDENTS ON A RAMPAGE GALLERY

CJC STUDENTS ON A RAMPAGE

By William Serumula Students went on strike on the morning of 26 and 27 January 2015; at Central Johannesburg College Alexandra Campus, which lead to a temporary closure of the institution. The police to fired teargas cans to disperse protesters and 76 students were arrested – and charged with public disorder. Student Representative Council Suzan Banda told Alex Pioneer that students drafted a memorandum of … Continue reading CJC STUDENTS ON A RAMPAGE

The Vincent Tshabalala Education Trust awarded 5 top performing Alexandra high schools and grade 12 learners.

CLASS OF 2014 TOP PERFORMERS

By: William Serumula On its 11th anniversary The Vincent Tshabalala Education Trust awarded 5 top performing Alexandra high schools and grade 12 learners (class of 2014) with bursaries to the universities of their choice. The others that were awarded were the top ten Grade 11s and Grade 10s;they received certificates, books and funds during a ceremony hosted at Sankopano community centre. The Vincent Tshabalala Education … Continue reading CLASS OF 2014 TOP PERFORMERS