Month: Jan 2020

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How to choose a career path after matric

by Elizabeth Campos, Counselling Psychologist at MANCOSA higher education institution The time has arrived for those who have attained matric passes to make important decisions about their future. “What job should I do? What should I study?” These are common questions asked by young adults deciding on their future career path.  Entering the adult world…

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Despite curveballs, a positive mind conquered all for Prof Beni

30 January 2020 Professor Saritha Beni started her career as a school teacher before entering the higher education sector where she felt she could make a greater difference by being part of initial teacher education. A career in higher education seemed to be a natural calling for Beni, Associate Director: Curriculum Directorate at MANCOSA, who…

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The wheel of fortune turns for Ammaarah as she lands a job and MANCOSA bursary

29 January 2020 Lady Luck is smiling on Cape Town teenager Ammaarah Creighton who wrote her matric exams whilst she and her family struggled a tough year of being homeless and almost penniless. Against all odds, the Trafalgar High School pupil achieved a bachelor’s pass which allowed her to enrol at university. Just when her…

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New Loeries boss has designs to promote innovation and leadership

28 January 2020 When life gives you lemons, make lemonade is a proverbial phrase used to encourage optimism in the face of adversity or misfortune. It is such a can-do attitude that has characterised the life of 39-year old Preetesh Sewraj who has been appointed as CEO of Loeries, the most prestigious creative industry and…

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More teachers must be produced to cure social and economic ills

27 January 2020 At a time when the country is in dire need of more teachers, the popular teacher training programme, Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), is being discontinued at some higher education institutions. The good news is that the PGCE is still being offered at MANCOSA private higher education institution in KwaZulu-Natal, Cape Town…