Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Going extra mile for the children

BORN and bred in Mdantsane, born and bred, Tabisa Loliwe, is a woman with a purpose of changing the lives of young people’s lives...

Launch of new book

SCI-FI and fantasy enthusiast, former Beaconhurst Primary School teacher, Lorri-Ann Preston,44, has authored a book Thabo, the Space Dude which young children from nine...

Putting wind in youngsters’ sails

THE Buffalo River Yacht Club (BRYC) is giving youngsters from around Buffalo City a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to earn a sailing skipper's licence. Taught by Buffalo...

Merrifield launches iCreate

IN AN effort to celebrate and encourage individuality, creativity and innovation, Merrifield Preparatory School have launched iCreate, a pioneering classroom experience. iCreate, which means innovation,...

Eco club does it brick by brick

THE Merrifield Primary School Eco Club have been hard at work perfecting and popularising the environmentally friendly art of eco bricking in East London. Eco-bricks...

Eco club does it brick by brick

THE Merrifield Primary School Eco Club have been hard at work perfecting and popularising the environmentally friendly art of eco bricking in East London....

Gaming the new sport at Hudson

By Barbara Hollands Pupils at Hudson Park Primary can now participate in a sport that carries no risk of concussion, neck injury or scraped knees...

Standoff at Fort Hare campus continues

By Sino Majangaza The SRC at the University of Fort Hare’s East London campus has vowed that the academic year will not resume until the management...

It’s back to school

Excited little faces as pupils start new chapter By Madeleine Chaput, Sivenathi Gosa and Zolile Zamisa SCHOOLS around East London officially started yesterday, welcoming many new...

Playschool finally gets own home

AFTER years of makeshift classrooms and shared community spaces, the Igxarha Creche has finally received its very own school premises just outside of Morgan’s...

EL teacher up for prestigious global award

Varkey Foundation approaches Ghanaian-born educator to apply AFTER coming first in the Excellence in Secondary School Teaching category for the National Teachers’ Award (NTA), East...

FINE GESTURE

On Monday afternoon the U16 A Selborne rugby team handed over R20 000 to the King’s Children’s Home. The money was raised throughout the...

Teacher develops module to be taught at schools

Percussionist drums up support TALENTED local percussionist Siyabulela Sifatyi has been facilitating percussion workshops for Eastern Cape Creative Arts subject advisers this week, developing his...

Teacher in line for top award

EAST London Science College economics teacher, Solomon Onwona from Ghana, has been nominated for the prestigious National Teacher’s Award. The annual teacher's award celebrates the...

Writer inspires pupils

Her advice – dream and read more LOCAL author Judy Naidoo visited Stirling Primary last week to present her first children’s book, The Castle on...

Lions welcome 50 CUBS to fold

THE Hudson Port Rex Lions CUBS induction ceremony took place last week at the Hudson Park Primary School Hall. The candlelight ceremony saw 50 Port...

Pupil with big heart gives back

STIRLING Primary School’s Olivia Smallie ran an arts and crafts stall at the annual Stirling Primary School Games Day last month and donated all...

40 schools set to benefit from R8m empowerment initiative

THE Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa (Wessa) recently launched their Entrepreneurial and Environmental Empowerment for South African Youth (EEESAY) project in 40...

ITSI talk on improving teaching methods

ITSI's chief executive, Lieb Liebenberg gave an informative and critical presentation on effective teaching methods for the 21st century at the East London Golf...

ITEC hosts enrichment workshop

AS PART of ITEC's celebration of 30 years of service to the community, they hosted an Early Childhood Development (ECD) practitioners’ enrichment workshop last...

Set for world debate

MERRIFIELD College pupil, Dominique Plaatjes has been selected to represent South Africa at the World Individual Debating and Public Speaking Championships in Sydney, Australia,...

Drop-outs drag pass rate down

MADELEINE CHAPUT and THANDEKA NTLONTI FORGET 72.5%, the true matric pass rate in South Africa is much lower, according to Equal Education. By taking into account...

Aqua Vista principal retires Schmidlin signs off after 23 years of...

AQUA Vista Primary School principal Victor Schmidlin is retiring and...

WALKING THE TALK

 As part of their commitment to building relationships and solving important problems, financial consultancy PwC South Africa supports the Men in the Making programme....