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Learner Support: WCED E-Resources
​The Western Cape Education Department (WCED) has a range of e-learning resources available to learners to assist them in their schooling career. In partnership with the WCED, we have shared the following links on our platform for parents and learners to access as an additional afterschool aid for those who may need the assistance.
Careers: Skills for Africa Scholarship Programme at SAP
​SAP is pleased to announce the Skills for Africa Scholarship programme for 2016 in South Africa. SAP is again offering a training scholarship to deserving top talented fresh graduates, with the possibility of an internship in the SAP ecosystem after training, based on performance. The programme will be based in Cape Town and starts in June 2016.
Women: What to do if you were sexually assaulted?
It is estimated that a violent attack of rape happens every five minutes and that in fact one in three women in South Africa will be sexually assaulted. Twelve times more women are raped and then murdered in South Africa every year than in the United States. The question is, what to do if you were sexually assaulted?
Health: Flu Vaccine
Influenza is a serious disease that can lead to hospitalisation and sometimes even death. How well the flu vaccine works (or its ability to prevent flu illness) can range widely from season to season. The vaccine's effectiveness can also vary depending on who is being vaccinated. 
Lifestyle: Now Showing at Cinemas Near You!
The Following movies have been released in South African Cinemas from 15 April 2016.
People of note
Helen Suzman
Helen Suzman (nee Govronsky) was born in the South African mining town of Germiston on 7 November 1917 to Samuel and Frieda Govronsky, both immigrants from Eastern Europe who had come to South Africa...
Community Violence: The Effects on Children
​Most urban children, by the time they enter high school, have seen the use of weapons, guns or other acts of violence against people in their neighbourhood or school. Community violence refers to exposure, as a witness or through actual experience...
Winter Blues
If you are suffering from the winter blues then you don't need to worry because there are many ways to overcome them. The Heart Foundation has compiled a list of things to do to fight winter blues which are...
Glocalisation, Marketing and Advertising
Why are some organisations more successful at glocalisation (a combination of the words ‘globalisation’ and ‘localisation’ – meaning the ability to think globally and act locally), marketing and advertising and some less so?
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