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Leading During Times of Crisis, Uncertainty and Change

Leading During Times of Crisis, Uncertainty and Change

Leadership matters – more so now than ever before, especially as we navigate the churning waters of the Covid-19 pandemic. Over the last eight months we have experienced a dramatic disruption to the order and functionality of our social and organisational lives. This disruption, and the changes it has brought…

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Remembering David Mabuyane and Esther Mafu

Remembering David Mabuyane and Esther Mafu

A tribute to KwaNobuhle Principal and Deputy, David Mabuyane and Esther Mafu who passed away due to COVID-19 complications. KwaNobuhle Principal & Deputy Die of COVID-19 I am very saddened to read about the Covid-related deaths of the school Principal, David Mabuyane, and his Deputy, Esther Mafu. They experienced difficulty…

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Finding my Strength in Lockdown

Finding my Strength in Lockdown

At the onset of Lockdown, Lungelwa was confused and afraid. However, in the best interests of her children, she had to conceal her fears and comfort them.  Helping the community in Lock Down While homeschooling her son (9) and daughter (14) she could not stop thinking about her learners and…

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My Tiny Nuggets of Treasure

My Tiny Nuggets of Treasure

“Sit still Thobani! Stop turning around Phindi…  Young man if you don’t start writing that work is going to write by itself!” – ahhh the famous lines of teachers in the moments where we are almost at our wit's end… You see some people call it Jurassic Park, it’s made…

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I am a teacher

I am a teacher

I am a teacher. I owe my being to the beautiful children I am entrusted to educate. The year 2020 began with endless possibilities. I was to teach grade 1 for the first time. I was filled with motivation to mould the minds of my highly impressionable learners. I wanted…

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The needs of our schools during COVID-19

The needs of our schools during COVID-19

During the COVID-19 lockdown, Edufundi has stayed in contact with beneficiaries in order to continually assess and respond to their needs. In addition to the 1800+ telephonic support sessions we’ve provided since the beginning of lockdown, we recently surveyed our school principals to find out how they are coping, and…

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A Colourful Day Admidst Darkness

A Colourful Day Admidst Darkness

With the COVID-19 pandemic and the great changes that this has brought mentors and mentees have had to work on platforms they never faced before. As a mentor, I now had to provide the skills and support to my mentees virtually using various methods of technology. This was challenging yet…

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Making a Difference for the Greater Good

Making a Difference for the Greater Good

Showing compassion for others during a crisis is a remarkable quality of any human being. Whilst many people were struggling as the lockdown impacted on their ability to feed their families, one particular individual could not sit back and watch others go hungry. Shaun Sivalingam, Edufundi mentee and Head of…

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Going Beyond the Call of Duty

Going Beyond the Call of Duty

I have always been inspired by Mrs Zungu, a mentee of mine who before lockdown would regularly use her own money to buy books for learners or food when they were hungry. I will never forget when she excused herself from a mentoring session, as she had to rush to…

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Wonder Women

Wonder Women

Apart from their colourful outfits, every superhero is known for having a special ability or talent, which they use to protect the innocent and fight against evil and injustice. No matter what they are doing, when they hear the call of someone in need, they drop everything and take action,…

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