6 06, 2017

Why Schools Should Teach Entrepreneurship

2017-06-06T07:35:59+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Articles for Parents|

Schools teach our children all about algebra, geometry, history and divinity, subjects which provide them with skills and knowledge that the majority will likely never use again in their adult lives (although few of us would be willing to admit this to our little ones!). Although subjects and lesson plans are slowly evolving, it still [...]

8 05, 2017

Entrepreneurship: The Key to Solving Unemployment in SA

2017-04-24T08:53:26+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Articles for Parents, Articles for Teens|

At the end of last year, the unemployment rate reached the highest it has been in over 13 years – definitely not good news for ambitious young South Africans looking to make something of themselves, and certainly not much motivation for our youth! A whopping 27.1% of the population is currently sitting without a job. [...]

1 05, 2017

Bringing Digital Learning into South African Townships

2017-04-24T08:51:00+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Articles for Parents, Articles for Teens|

With poor education being one of the main reasons behind the unemployment crisis facing South Africa today, many organisations and individuals are doing their best to find practical solutions in terms of overcoming this hurdle. Since the internet came into play, there has been so much information out there just waiting to be consumed. Unfortunately, [...]

22 04, 2017

The Importance of Nurturing Entrepreneurship Learning from an Early Age

2017-04-24T08:55:40+00:00 April 22nd, 2017|Articles for Parents|

Over the last decade or so in South Africa, there has been a massive focus on the encouragement of entrepreneurship, as well as developing the spirit and drive necessary to succeed, within our local youth. That said, this focus often comes about too late. Ultimately, nurturing entrepreneurship learning within a child and teen’s formative years [...]

27 02, 2017

How You Can Help Drive Entrepreneurship in South Africa

2017-02-17T08:57:51+00:00 February 27th, 2017|Articles for Parents, Featured Articles|

Entrepreneurship is not only important when it comes to building confidence and self-esteem within a young individual, it is also important for the future growth and development of our beautiful country as a whole. Unfortunately, over the years, South Africa’s entrepreneurial activity has started to dwindle and has recently reached an all-time low. It is [...]

13 02, 2017

Teachers and Principals – It’s Time to Do Your Part!

2017-02-17T08:53:18+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Articles for Parents, Articles for Teens, Featured Articles, General, Home|

As teachers and principals, the youth of today and entrepreneurs of tomorrow are in your hands. You hold the key to their futures and it is up to you to do everything you possibly can in order to inspire, motivate and mentor these leaders of the future! South Africa is home to so much potential [...]

8 12, 2016

Guiding our Youth – Are you Mentor Material?

2017-02-02T12:35:36+00:00 December 8th, 2016|Articles for Parents|

Life skills have to be learnt and a good mentor acts as a transition in guiding youth from adolescence into adulthood, something that often gets left behind as school leavers move on with their lives. Whether a young teen is already confident and feels comfortable expressing himself / herself in front of others, or whether [...]

20 10, 2016

Parents – Nurturing Your Teen Entrepreneur

2016-10-13T10:28:53+00:00 October 20th, 2016|Articles for Parents, Featured Articles|

As a parent, you’ll already have figured out that there are pros and cons to having an entrepreneurially-minded child. They tend to think (and act) big and out the box, which is a wonderful thing, so long as they also remain rooted in reality. Here’s how to support them: Encourage their dreams Dreaming is part [...]

22 07, 2016

Mandela Day has been and gone, what comes next?

2016-07-22T07:20:21+00:00 July 22nd, 2016|Articles for Parents, Articles for Teens|

There is life outside South Africa. Rest assured, Mzansi (South Africa) is home and the pulse of who we are. Virtues of tolerance from living in a Rainbow Nation with 11 official languages and yet one voice, make those who call this land home, a people matched to no other. Yet as an aspiring teen [...]