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Vlottenburg fundraising event strengthens community ties

The VisionV Aftercare facility and Vlottenburg primary school got together at the start of May to hold a collaborative community fundraising morning. The event started with a five kilometre fun walk from BP Longlands petrol station to Bonfoi farm. Participants then... read more

Growing Kayamandi tourism enterprises

Through a joint effort of Kayamandi based entrepreneurs, two cycling tours were recently hosted by Kayamandi Creative District (KCD)  for international youth travellers, consisting of respectively 22 and 24 participants.  KCD is a tourism focussed social enterprise... read more

Easter school holiday programme is resounding success

Vision AfriKa’s one-week Easter school holiday programme was such a success that the learners even asked to come back for more. About 80 students participated in the programme, which started at 9am and finished at 2pm each day after lunch, during the first week in... read more

Vision Vlottenburg celebrates Easter in style

Vision Vlottenburg ended the school term in style by holding an Easter Hunt for its aftercare learners in a bid to teach them the true meaning of the Christian festival. The fun-packed event, which took place at the end of March, started when the students were divided... read more

Amazink auditions and Talent Expo coming up

Amazink is on the hunt for new talent. Auditions take place next Saturday, 18 June, from 10:00 to 17:00. Sign up by visiting Amazink and completing the time slot schedule, or email Ilana at amazink@sun.ac.za to book a spot. Items … Read More

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Vision AfriKa’s 2015 results; new staff appointment

Vision AfriKa reached many milestones during the 2015 academic year. “Passing grade 12 has not been an emphasis for us for a while as that would set the bar just too low for our kids,” said Gerrit Laning, Operations Manager at Vision AfriKa. “Passing with Bachelors’... read more

Team4Tech and Autodesk to present EdTech meetup

Team4Tech and Autodesk, Eduvate and the GSDT’s collaborators from Silicon Valley, will present an EdTech Meetup on 19 April during their visit to Stellenbosch. Team4Tech aims to advance the quality of education in developing countries. In April, they are going to... read more

Team4Tech and Autodesk returns to train teachers

Volunteers from Team4Tech and Autodesk are arriving in Kayamandi on 11 April, to  spend two weeks training local teachers in the implementation of 21 century technology and skills in the classroom. This follow after a successful first visit to South Africa in August... read more

EdTech World Tour stops by Kayamandi and Vision AfriKa

Audrey Jarre and Svenia Busson, co-founders of the EdTech World Tour, visited Kayamandi and Vision AfriKa on Tuesday, 1 March. They describe the EdTech World Tour as “an initiative promoting global perspectives on Edtech fuelled by local insights”. Audrey and Svenia... read more

Amazink partners with Woordfees

Amazink will be partnering up with US Woordfees as a festival venue in March. Events taking place at Amazink will include the KACF PoetryFest (4 March), Sizimisele Technical High School’s play Home Love (5 March) and the play Mis (7 March). Check out all the Woordfees... read more