Calendar for June 2018

Calendar for June 2018

June 04 - Wellington Teacher Training College Workshop Dorothy doing a  presentation/workshop at Wellington Teacher Training workshop. Time: 03:00 pm - 04:30 pm June 08 - SA Children's Book Fair Baeletsi, Johannesburg City Libraries and Morris Issacson High School...

What home means…

What home means…

When I think of home I think of comfort, a retreat from the world, a space for family and friends, a place for reflection and introspection. My home is a safe space. My community is largely safe too. Of course there is crime but it doesn’t impinge too much on my life:...

Calendar for May

Calendar for May

2 May: Dorothy Dyer visits teachers in Heideveld, as part of Year Beyond visit. 2 May: LITASA conference meeting for Dorothy Dyer, at UCT. 3 May: Nandi visits Marang a Letsatsi. 3 May: Nandi hosts a reading group training session with Beautiful Gate. 4 May: FunDza...

Making education fashionable

Making education fashionable

On May the 7th, LEMOSA (the Learners Movement of South Africa) hosted its 4th Career Exhibition in Delft. Various organisations were invited to display at the career exhibition and FunDza was invited to present as well. Other organisations there were: AFDA, Mancosa,...

Lukhanyo shares his ASAS workshop experience

Lukhanyo shares his ASAS workshop experience

On 7 April 2018 I was one of six writers who attended the launch workshop for the After School Action Series (ASAS) project. After coffee and tea, we introduced ourselves and shared our own experiences of participation in after school programmes. Jacqui Boulle, head...

Celebrating #WorldBookDay with Joburg City Libraries

Celebrating #WorldBookDay with Joburg City Libraries

On Monday the 23rd of April, I celebrated World Book Day as a guest of the Johannesburg e-learning team. The event was held at Jabavu Library and over 30 learners were invited from 4 local schools to come and enjoy a day comprised of a workshop by FunDza, storytelling...

Calendar for April

Calendar for April

4 April: Dorothy Dyer runs refresher training for the Year Beyond volunteers 7 April: Ros Haden, Dorothy Dyer and Mignon Hardie host the launch After School Action Series workshop with six young writers involved in the project at the FunDza offices. 10 April:...

A shout out to our biggest complainer!

A shout out to our biggest complainer!

There is nothing better than having Fanz readers who not only spot mistakes but who also tell us about them! One of our most avid readers, using the pseudonym Maxine Jordan, first complained to us about technical problems with one of our online courses. When she...

FunDza’s ASAS project is a game changer!

FunDza’s ASAS project is a game changer!

FunDza was delighted to receive a grant through the Western Cape After School Innovation Fund to run a new project: the After School Action Series (ASAS). The Innovation Fund is managed by Community Chest on behalf of the Western Cape Government After School Game...

Winning with #WriterWednesday

Winning with #WriterWednesday

We love our FunDza Fanz writers. To celebrate them we're running our #WriterWednesday social media campaign that showcases every Wednesday one of our young and inspiring writers. We take their lovely photo, together with a short blurb on why they love to write and...

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