Dorothy visits BookTrust

Dorothy visits BookTrust

I was very fortunate to represent Cover2Cover Books at the London Book Fair this year, the visit funded by the DTI. While in London I went to visit BookTrust, the biggest literacy charity in the UK. They have a range of programmes, and I was particularly interested in...
Calendar for March 2017

Calendar for March 2017

Have a look what’s in store for FunDza in March! 1 March: Dorothy does YEBO training in Gugulethu. 8-9 March: Mignon is in Johannesburg for the final module of Tsiba’s Financial Sustainability course. 10 March: Sonja hosts Reading for Enjoyment sessions at...
An afternoon with FunDza

An afternoon with FunDza

“Dear FunDza Team. Thank you for facilitating a great meeting. It was insightful to give feedback in a more relaxed environment, sharing of what has been working in different organizations, schools etc. I really felt encourage to implement some of the best practices...
Calendar for January 2017

Calendar for January 2017

 A new year! We are excited for 2017, and all it holds for FunDza. With most staff returning to work after some vacation time on the 9th of January, we hit the ground running and can’t wait to get stuck in to 2017! Some events this month include: 10 January:...
Reading for Enjoyment Campaign Winners 2016

Reading for Enjoyment Campaign Winners 2016

Cupcakes and yellow chips in the OLC (Open Learning Centre). Now that is something one can expect students to sink their teeth into. A book, on the other hand? Maybe not so much. Yet, here we are with plates stack high celebrating students who spent the year reading....
Getting inspired at Franschhoek Literary Festival

Getting inspired at Franschhoek Literary Festival

For the second year, FunDza brought False Bay College students involved in the Reading for Enjoyment Campaign to the Franschhoek Literary Festival (FLF). Last year we were accompanied by 15 eager and ready-to-learn students from the Fish Hoek Campus. This year on –...
We are never too old to start reading

We are never too old to start reading

  Abongile Xinti is a 26 year old IT student at False Bay College and shares his recently discovered passion for reading with us. He started reading in 2012 and have only read about ten books to date. So, what made him start reading? “I’m interested now to...
FunDza in College Times Vol 41

FunDza in College Times Vol 41

Article in TVET College Times Volume 41 (June 2015) by DIDI ASSURE-WERTHEIM ‘When you sell a man a book you don’t sell him just twelve ounces of paper and ink and glue – you sell him a whole new life’. Christopher Morley.   Between the covers of books reside a...