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Latest media coverage in Cape Argus (AM edition)

On Saturday, 13 August 2020; Cape Town-based newspaper, Cape Argus, ran an article from Tuta-Me’s operations manager Phemelo Segoe on the importance encouraging girls to pursue a career in STEM. You can view the full article, which is posted below:  

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In this era-defining time, the leaders who are demonstrating strong and decisive leadership are proving to be the most successful.

Four critical leadership traits to help your business survive times of crisis

In this era-defining time, the leaders who are demonstrating strong and decisive leadership are proving to be the most successful.

Latest media coverage in the Saturday Star

On Saturday, 25 April 2020, The Saturday Star ran an op-ed article from Media Works’ MD Jackie Carroll on the importance of adult matric in South Africa.

Featured learner: Malebogo Levinia Kolberg

After a month on this job, Malebogo was transferred to PPC Lime Training Centre, and continued with the same responsibilities.

Literacy and numeracy: prerequisites to prosperity

A matric has become a minimum requirement for a multitude of jobs. Without one, applicants are unlikely to gain a foot in the door at all.

Adult matric: boost your business and help close SA’s education gap

Employers are able to observe the potential inherent in their employees, and to advance the careers of those who show ability and ambition.

Long-term CSI relationships enable NPOs to flourish in South Africa

Media Works acknowledges that, without the role of the corporate sector, non-profit organisations would battle to undertake the important work they do.

Empower your staff with an upgraded pathway to adult matric

SA’s most innovative adult matric programme, Matric Works, has undergone a major update, making it a more enhanced offering. 

Ivanplats empowers rural communities in Limpopo

In December, 161 community members near Ivanplats’ Platreef Mine in Limpopo completed AET courses that will help them find employment. 

Matric results: What next if you need a second chance

If you are unhappy with the symbols you’ve attained or if you’ve even failed matric, don’t lose hope. There are options available for you.

Finding your first job: a step-by-step guide for grads

Breaking into the labour market can be extraordinarily difficult if you don’t know where to begin or how to navigate the professional world.

A motivational message to 2019’s matrics

If students need an extra dose of motivation, they may want to take note of advice from those who have previously tried and failed to finish their matric.

Female empowerment: from lip service to long-term transformation

In a bid to address a training gap among its accountants and supervisors, motor retailer NMI-DSMA introduced a new learnership programme.

Expert tips to prepare you for your Matric exams

With the National Senior Certificate exams starting on 23 October 2019, Matric Works education expert, Louis Nel, gives Daily Sun his top tips.

In teaching, technology is a means, not an end

The shift away from traditional teaching to more innovative and technology-centred approaches has been seen through the introduction of tablets at schools.

Sun International gives visually-impaired adults the chance to learn braille

A group of adults from Makhanda were given the opportunity to improve their quality of life through a braille programme sponsored by Sun International.

‘Education has no age limits’: Cendy Molongoana (55) dreams of becoming a doctor

Cendy has dreamt of one day studying to become a doctor. Now, she has a chance at fulfilling her dream thanks to #Matric4Madiba.

#Matric4Madiba: 15 SA adults get a second chance to improve their lives

Fifteen lucky adults now have an opportunity to complete their matric after they won the most recent #Matric4Madiba competition.

Women need to play a pioneering role in female empowerment

Women have a critical role to play in helping other women succeed in the workplace, writes Jackie Carroll, CEO of Media Works.

Your organisation needs a learning ecosystem – Harvard Business Review

Organisations grow when their employees are learning. That’s why you need to create a learning ecosystem to support high-growth individuals.

Education initiatives can transform CSI into social justice

As South Africa rallies around Nelson Mandela Day on 18 July, we need our corporates to rethink how they approach and respond to CSI.

Media Works Bloemfontein honours 10 learners at graduation ceremony

Media Works hosted a graduation ceremony for 10 learners with disabilities from the community of QwaQwa in Lusaka, the Free State.

Tech in the SA classroom – media coverage in City Press

Dennis Lamberti’s op-ed about tech in the classroom and how it can be adapted has been featured in City Press.

#Matric4Madiba in the media — latest coverage shows growing interest

Media interest in the competition has been strong with the likes of City Press, Daily Sun and The Citizen having published stories about the competition.

Media Works’ #Matric4Madiba campaign returns to upskill South African adults

The #Matric4Madiba campaign was launched last year and Media Works is proud to be continuing to celebrate Madiba’s life and work in 2019. 

Technology: the key to personalised teaching and a better education for all

We need to consider the ways in which we are exposing our youth to the technological growth the world offers, particularly in our classroom environments.

Media Works’ Tebogo Mochine featured in Daily News

In the article, Tebogo Mochine highlights why education is the path to a better future and improved employment prospects.

Article in The Citizen: Media Works weighs in on free data for e-learning

Dennis Lamberti was recently quoted by the daily newspaper, The Citizen, regarding his views on making mobile data free for certain e-learning websites.

Why Workers’ Day is actually about education

In a country with such a high rate of unemployment, businesses also have a responsibility to contribute to long-lasting transformation.

How digital technology can enhance SA’s freedom to learn

To unlock opportunities that the internet brings to learning, there are 5 key considerations to bear in mind when it comes to the SA education space.

Op-ed: The many wrongs of the right to education

With many schools still battling several challenges, the rise in the number of learners has had an impact on the quality of education they receive.

Media Works Cape scoops Gold in National Skills Authority Awards 2019

SA’s leading Adult Education and Training (AET) provider, Media Works, has achieved top honours in this year’s National Skills Authority (NSA) Awards.

Anglo American Twickenham Mine upskills community members through adult education

30 adults have completed the five-month long programme, which included Communication and Mathematics Level 1.

Media Works featured on EduSA Magazine

An article by Jackie Carroll, titled ‘Unhappy with your matric results? Here’s what you can do next.” was recently published on EduSA Magazine.

How local businesses are closing SA’s education gap

While government faces challenges with providing quality education to all, local businesses have increasingly stepped into the learning gap.

SABC interviews Media Works about helping learners complete matric

Media Works’ Sales Manager Bheki Masuku was interviewed by the SABC television news channel on Friday 4 January 2018 about helping learners finish matric.

Media Works featured in The Star and Pretoria News

Media Works CEO Jackie Carroll has been quoted by local newspapers The Star and Pretoria News on 4 January 2019.

SAfm’s Sakina Kamwendo interviews Media Works’ Bheki Masuku

Sakina Kamwendo spoke to Media Works’ Bheki Masuku about what options learners have if they failed matric or didn’t get the results they wanted.

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