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#YouthMonth Back to School: Insights from Learners on Education during COVID-19

#YouthMonth Back to School: Insights from Learners on Education during COVID-19

This is an unprecedented Youth Week in South Africa as it also coincides with the second week that some learners have been back at school since March and the state of National Disaster and Lockdown were announced. With all that has been written about youth and schools being opened, very little has been written on the insights and perspectives of the education systems, the largest group of stakeholders – the learners themselves. In this blog post we share insights from learners gathered in a series of Whatsapp Live Chats discussing Education Solutions.

In the news: Launch of the Business on a Bicycle Initiative in Kagiso

In the news: Launch of the Business on a Bicycle Initiative in Kagiso

We are very excited that the launch of our Business on a Bicylce Generator was covered by various media outlets. On Thursday 24 October, enke: Make Your Mark, in partnership with Investec, and Qhubeka Charity officially launched the enke/Investec Business on a Bike Generator Program.

In the News: Announcing the Youth Development in South Africa Summit

Announcing the Youth Development in South Africa Summit Johannesburg: Organisations advancing youth development and dignity are hosting the Youth Development in South Africa Summit to celebrate and collaborate to amplify and build sustainable impact of youth development practice in South Africa. The Youth Development in SA Summit is taking place on Friday 25 October 2019, […]

Dendron Trailblazers Transform Their School Environment

Dendron Trailblazers Transform Their School Environment picture of 2017 Dendron Trailblazers

2017 Dendron Trailblazers Make Their Mark by Katlego Llale, Trailblazer Support Team Learners from Dendron Secondary School have participated in the enke: Trailblazer Program since 2009. Dendron is known for its academic rigour, having   produced some of the top performing matriculants in Limpopo over the years. What truly makes the school exceptional is the teachers […]

enke Alumni aspiring writers of #YouthLedChange

enke Alumni aspiring writers of #YouthLedChange Lwazi

enke Alumni aspiring writers of #YouthLedChange The circle turns for three young enke alumni who are aspiring writers, tapping into their journalistic potential by capturing and writing insightful articles on youth who are leading change for themselves and in their communities. Katlego Llale, Thabang Matona, and Virginia Mashiane first joined the enke family in 2015-16. Today they […]

The enke: Catalyst Program – a New Way for Youth NEETs

The enke: Catalyst Program – a New Way for Youth NEETs

Catalyst – A New Way of Working with Youth Not In Education Employment or Training (NEETs) Until 2015, our primary work was located in the formal education system – filling the gap of a lack of training in non-cognitive / “soft” skills that left youth ill-equipped to identify and access opportunities post-school. Through the enke: […]

Letter of Gratitude from Kingsley Kipury

Letter of Gratitude from Kingsley Kipury

Dear enke family, friends, supporters and partners, I am writing to let you know that I will be resigning from my post as enke’s Chief Operations Officer and have officially submitted my resignation letter to Rufaro (the CEO) and the Board. I will be leaving enke at the end of August. As much as I […]

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