I have had the privilege of working alongside a group of leaders who work within the education sector this year. Through facilitating workshops and support visits the leaders have developed skills in;
planning and carrying out assessment that is appropriate
supporting, mentoring and motivating staff
giving staff feedback which recognises achievement and highlights areas for further improvement
planning, preparing and facilitating professional development
From listening to each...
A research study called Optimus was carried out in 2015 with just under 10,000 15-17 year olds by The University of Cape Town and The Centre for Justice and Crime Prevention. The aim was to discover the scale of abuse and violence children in South Africa are facing.
“The initial results show that by the time South African children are 15-17 years old, many of them had already experienced sexual, physical or emotional abuse, neglect, or had been exposed to high levels of family and community vi...
eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality (more…)
Two Christmas’ ago we had the privilege of spending a few days in London with our niece (5) and nephew (18 months) – and their parents. We shared many magic moments, including New Years Eve fireworks, parades, family meals, the London Eye, and so on. But one thing that still makes me smile when I think about it is how every time the eldest child sang the theme from her favourite movie, the youngest would instinctively join in at the “let it go” bit. Right on cue, he’d fling open his arms, puf...