Month: Feb 2020

Press Release

Preparing schools for new method of teaching from school’s level

10 February 2020 MANCOSA is a registered private higher education institution based in South Africa, with a large footprint across the Southern African Development Community. MANCOSA was established in 1995 as a post-apartheid empowerment institution offering affordable and accessible management education primarily to persons previously denied access to postgraduate education. Since the inception of the…

Academic Views

Islands in Education

The African Proverb – “It takes a village to raise a child”, reigns true as it did back then. We all know and understand the value of this proverb but we as humanity have long shifted from this practice. The ideology of “SELF” having crept into our education system, seeping its way into our school…

Academic Views

Queen bees muscle out other women in the workplace

Queen Bees of the human kind are undoing the gains of gender equality in the workplace. The Queen Bee Syndrome is one in which a woman in a position of authority views or treats subordinates more critically if they are female, while favouring males when it comes to promotion. In nature the Queen Bee is…

Academic Views

How reading can alleviate anxiety in teenagers

by Michelle Naudé, MANCOSA School of Education As always, Maya Angelou says it best: “If I were a young person today, trying to gain a sense of myself in the world, I would do that again by reading, just as I did when I was young”. With anxiety levels among adolescents climbing steadily as we…