Friday, November 14, 2014

Class of 2014 Making a Difference of Future Endeavours
by Danie Swart, Head of SABC Education

The year is almost over; the class of 2014 is anxiously waiting for their results. We hope you found the content and revision on Geleza Nathi useful. We salute you on completing twelve years of school. We are thinking of you and know it feels like your entire future rests on these exams. No matter the outcome, remember you did your best and this is another moment in time for you to improve in all your future endeavours.

Highlights of the Month:
SASSA Campaign - “A Leader in the delivery of Social Security Services”
by Lorraine Mashego, Assistant Commissioning Editor, SABC Education

SABC Education and The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) have partnered to create awareness regarding social services to all South Africans. The campaign aims to ensure that people of all backgrounds and social circumstances receive access to information and services offered by SASSA.
SABC invests more than R600 million in local content
The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has issued its 9th Request for Proposals (RFP) book. This is a milestone for the organization as the value of the 9th RFP book is more than R600 million, surpassing the previous RFP book which was over R100 million, thus making it the largest RFP book issued by the SABC for local content to date.

Editorial Team:
Danie Swart, Editor-in-Chief
Eric Muragana, Digital media Manager
Lesley Fahey, Publicity Manager
Themba Mnguni, Assistant Commissioning Editor
Lorraine Mashego, Assistant Commissioning Editor
Rofhiwa Nepfumbada, Outreach Manager
Steven Rerani, Online Editor
Jennifer Sono, Online editor
In This Issue:
Note from the Head
Formal News
Public News
Youth News
Call to Action

Education News
Formal Education
Celebrating Universal Children’s Day with Rivoningo
by Themba Mnguni, Assistant Commissioning Editor, SABC Education

On the 20th November the world celebrates Universal Children’s Day, a day crucial to UN’s calendar, where governments of the world devote all energies in promoting and celebrating the welfare of children across the globe.
Public Education
Talk SA Supports 16 Days of Activism
by Cookie Mona, SABC Education Talk SA

The issue of rape and violence in our country has reached its peak. The harsh reality is that women no longer feel safe in our communities, work places and others.
The Fate of Rhinos in South Africa
by Themba Mnguni, Assistant Commissioning Editor, SABC Education

In most cultures, specifically in Africa, animal cruelty is a concept that is not taken into high account. This may be because most African ordinances involve a blood sacrifice from animals such as cows, sheep, goats, birds and others.

SABC celebrate the Decade of Artisan
SABC launched ‘The Mathematical Genius in You’ publication
Social Media News:
Educational Blog
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SABC Education
Private Bag 345
Why I Fired My Secretary!
“Last week was my birthday and I didn't feel very well waking up that morning. I went downstairs for breakfast hoping my wife would be pleasant and say "Happy Birthday", and possibly have a present for me”.

Youth Education
One Day Leader Season 3 winner shares his experiences
by Octavio Shabangu, SABC Education, One day Leader
To me, One Day Leader was a life changing opportunity, considering the magnitude of past experience for an individual of my humble upbringing. In season 2 I entered One Day Leader with the intention to prove to myself that I was the best of my generation at my particular craft, that being leadership”.
Outreach Interactive
Raise Your Hand promoting a culture of education
by Rofhiwa Nepfumbada, SABC Education Outreach Manager

RAISE YOUR HAND, a campaign spearheaded by SABC Education, was launched on Friday 17 October in Limpopo at Ngoako Ramathlodi Sports Complex in Seshego.SABC Education has undertaken this campaign as a call-to-action to various sectors of society to ‘RAISE THEIR HANDS’ in support of education. The campaign calls on learners, parents, business, and communities to get involved to help deliver quality education.
Digital Media
Digital migration, far more efficient service
by Muragana, SABC Education Digital Media Manager

The deadline is looming. By June 2015, South Africa, along with all countries, has to complete the migration from analogue to digital television broadcasting. Television broadcasting has from its inception used an analogue network to carry their signals. It now has to change formats.


Call to Action
Talk SA #JUST GIVE US BOOKS - Raise Your Hand and Donate a Book
A part of the SABC Education Raise Your Hand campaign: Talk SA aims to empower and better the youth by creating awareness and promoting a literate nation, inculcating a culture of reading. Reading is very important as it develops the mind- The mind is a muscle and reading is its exercise.
SA economy recovering: Index
Say No to Fraud and Corruption
ABI invests over R10 million in Schools Recycling Programme


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