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Mom to Ma’am to Supermom

Mom to Ma’am to Supermom

When the country went into lockdown, we were told: work remotely, there is no school, teach your children remotely. My initial thought was, “This shouldn’t be that difficult”, but boy was I wrong! Being cooped up in four walls with the same people and figuring out your emotions about lockdown…

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Lockdown Transformations

Lockdown Transformations

Lockdown helped me to introspect and I realized that I needed to develop my skills as a coach to interact confidently in my occupation. I experienced fear from the thought of starting something new, but soon realized that courage is the answer to continuous development. I registered and did a…

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Edufundi 2020 Impact

Edufundi 2020 Impact

2020 has been a year of challenges, but it’s also been an opportunity for strategic reflection, strengthening the team and future proofing. While we managed to deliver some of our planned activities in the first term of 2020, the Covid-19 pandemic meant our usual face-to-face activities with teachers and school…

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Surviving COVID-19

Surviving COVID-19

I was excited on 21 March 2020, as it was two days before my birthday. My twin sister and I had plans to celebrate it in a special way, but on that day President Ramaphosa announced a national lockdown due to COVID-19. We started researching the virus symptoms, what the…

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Back to School

Back to School

At first, I was overwhelmed, scared and unsure about what I was getting myself into – considering all of the negative stories, news and rumours about the second wave that I was hearing.  However, after stepping foot at the school on my first school visit, I realised that a big…

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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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