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New careers take flight with CRET

New careers take flight with CRET

There is exciting fresh talent taking to the skies today as five newly qualified drone pilots celebrate at a graduation ceremony hosted by The Academy of Aviation and Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust (CRET). All five students are beneficiaries of education funding from...

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CRET and Zlto host COVID-19 Vaccine Information Webinar

Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust (CRET), in partnership with Zlto, recently held a youth information webinar on COVID-19 vaccinations. The purpose of the webinar was to create awareness on the importance of getting vaccinated, addressing concerns young people may have...

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THARI PROGRAMME DIEPSLOOT COMBINED SCHOOL CAREER DAY

THARI PROGRAMME DIEPSLOOT COMBINED SCHOOL CAREER DAY

The pressure to select a career path can be a confusing and daunting experience for most grade 12 learners.  This leads to many matriculants from disadvantaged communities leaving school with little to no information about continuing post-matric due to a lack of...

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Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust Graduates Video

“The three words I would use to describe CRET are education, future and youth!” Watch what Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust (CRET) beneficiaries had to say about their CRET journey on the occasion of the CRET Annual Student Awards on 1 July.

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Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust 2021 Virtual Awards

On 1 July Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust (CRET) hosted its Annual Student Awards as a virtual event. The ceremony awarded graduates and beneficiaries from the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Faculty of Commerce, Faculty of Engineering as well as the Faculty of...

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A Stitch In Time Saves SMEs

A Stitch In Time Saves SMEs

Cliched as it may be, the proverb about ‘teaching a man to fish’ still holds water now more than ever, especially for small business owners. The proverb says, ‘If you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day but, teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime’....

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Hlahlindela Secondary School receives tablets

Hlahlindela Secondary School receives tablets

Adopt-a-School Foundation continues to erect computer labs and media centres and facilitate the donation of devices to marginalised schools. In May, Adopt-a-School showcased one of its digital projects at Hlahlindlela Secondary School in the rural community of Kwa...

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KST Science Lab handover

KST Science Lab handover

On Friday, 14 May, KST’s Project Manager: Curriculum, Pumeza Tena, officially handed-over a life science laboratory to the educators of Sediba-Thuto Secondary School in the Fezile Dabi District in the Free State. Tena facilitated a half-day training workshop for...

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SMEs to benefit from Black Umbrellas partnership with CSIR

SMEs to benefit from Black Umbrellas partnership with CSIR

Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation partner entity, Black Umbrellas, has partnered with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) to provide technical and technological support to small Black-owned businesses in South Africa. The partnership aims to provide...

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Adopt-a-School strengthens donor relations

On 30 March Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation partner entity, Adopt-a-School, hosted a Donor Engagement Webinar with its partners to discuss the impact that Covid-19 has had on schools; on Adopt-a-School programmes; its donors; and CSI in general. The aim of the webinar was...

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ChairClub and Adopt-a-School donate 100 school chairs

ChairClub and Adopt-a-School donate 100 school chairs

Adopt-a-School in partnership with Chair Club, an office chair manufacturing company, recently visited Diepsloot Combined School to donate 100 chairs for foundation-phase classes. ChairClub managing director, Travers Hathrill, said one of the biggest demands in South...

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Bursary Return On Investment calls for holistic offerings

Bursary Return On Investment calls for holistic offerings

“Returns on Investment for bursary support must address the high drop-out rate of first years through offerings of holistic student support, including psychosocial support and mentorship.” So said Executive Director of the Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust (CRET),...

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KST Helps Free State to Top Matric Results Again

The Free State province was again the top performing province in the country with a matric pass rate of 85.1%. The province has consistently achieved among the best pass rates nationally. The Foundation’s partner entity, KST, which combines the best practices of Cyril...

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Whole School Development helps 100% pass in science

Whole School Development helps 100% pass in science

The Foundation congratulates Eketsang Secondary School educator, Ms Patricia Kamusoko, on achieving a 100% pass rate by her learners in physical science in the 2020 matric examinations. The result surpasses even the high pass rates achieved in 2018 and 2019. Eketsang...

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