The Power of the Sharing Circle


From: Karen Adams, Montrose Pre-Primary JHB, Grade R

The Power of the Sharing Circle

It’s Tuesday morning and our Grade R’s have been prepped for an exciting production to take place today in the Main School Hall.

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Learners for learners


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I would like to congratulate and share how Pinehurst Primary School learners in Pinelands are making a difference to learners who aren’t as fortunate.

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Green Weddings


Before you can create Eco Friendly centerpieces, you have to understand the concept of Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. Let's take a look...

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Mandela Day with Mhani Gingi

In the words of Nelson Mandela, “ There can be no keener revelation of a 
society’s soul than the way it treats its children. Children are our greatest treasure. They are our future.”

Early Childhood Development has been globally recognised as a key factor in promoting successful, sustainable cognitive development, assisting each child to reach their highest potential.

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Agapé Community Centres

When Agape asked me to workshop and share ideas on How to play with your child with the volunteers. I gratefully accepted as I truly consider it a privilege to be of service to these volunteers.

Agapé’s is a non-profit organization serving the entire Western Cape. Its primary aim is to train volunteers from the community to act as emergency/safe care and foster parents for children between 0 – 18 years who have been abused, abandoned and neglected. 

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Catalyst for Change!

I attended Renee Lighton's Workshop in Johannesburg in May this year. She shared  literacy and numeracy ideas and the importance of listening and speaking and how that impacts on the quality of our thinking. She invited us to do news time in a different way.

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Below you will find one of my favourite messages from Neale Donald Walsch and definitely a NOTE TO SELF! I often get stuck in my thoughts, only to find I have spent 30 minutes running a story and all for nothing!

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Connecting at the Women's Innovation Trade Fair

Read Holly Stiel's inspirational blog post on her trip to South Africa. 

Thank you very much! it was an honour to connect with you. 

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WRITE = The right way to be in ACTION of what you want to be, see and do more of.

 Write it down and you will be in action of co creating what’s  RIGHT for you in 2014

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Magical May

The second Amy Biehl Foundation facilitators training took place on 9thMay. The facilitators were once again enthusiastic and keen to learn. It is easy to connect and share with this great team. They are determined to make a difference in the after school programmes and I look forward to our next workshop in August.

Amy Biehl 

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SHAWCO Education

Perivoli School Trust



Thank you so much for the workshop last week; it was really inspirational, encouraging, and motivating! It's also so wonderful to know someone who has already done so much in the type of education that I'm interested in and to have a role model! 

I'll be starting at Little STAR today at Mannenberg and I'll be sure to email you or WhatsApp you with any questions or queries. Thank you so much for your kindness and for sharing your passion for education!

Yours truly, Brontte Hwang UCT Eductation SHAWCO Student 



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