Education Africa

This Year’s Theme Of The Sounds Of Celebration Concert Highlights Our Responsibilities

For the sixth consecutive year, Sydenham Highlands North community centre in concert with Education Africa is overjoyed to bring the public Sounds of Celebration. There is no more opportune time than now to highlight our responsibilities not just towards the wellbeing of our immediate communities but to the welfare of society at large. This year’s theme ‘Heal the World’ (Tikkun Olam / תיקון עולם) will emphasise the roles we can all play in creating meaning from confusion; harmony from noise.

South African social entrepreneur bags over R1.3-million Award

James Urdang, a local social entrepreneur, is flying the SA flag in global markets having been named as one of 10 recipients worldwide of the Klaus J Jacobs Award for 2018. The Award honours social innovation and change-making in the field of child and youth development.   Urdang, who is the CEO & Founder of Education Africa, was mentored by Walter Sisulu and he is proud that his organisation’s model for social impact is being recognised world-wide in Nelson Mandela’s centenary year.

The Education Africa 6th International Marimba and Steelpan Festival still goes on despite no major funding

Africa in partnership with St Dominic’s Catholic School for Girls in Boksburg will present the 6th Annual Education Africa International Marimba and Steelpan Festival 2017 on Saturday 29th July and Saturday 30th July 2017 at St Dominic’s Catholic School for Girls, St Dominic’s Road, Boksburg.   Despite no major funding for this Festival the Festival will still go on and we look forward to welcoming nearly 2000 performers from all over South Africa, Lesotho, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Nigeria.  It is at this

SAMUN International Conference 2015 brings bold, young voices to global conversations

A debating conference like none other, the South African Model United Nations (SAMUN) International Conference 2015 will see some of the country’s bright young minds go head to head over global issues, humans rights and international relations. Held at the Cape Town Metro Council on 12 Hertzog Boulevard from 15 October to 19 October, the winning teams from the provincial rounds will engage in debates based on the principles and format of the UN General Assembly.   Teams from Africa and a

International Marimba and Steelpan Festival 2015 – Stellar Line-Up with Sibongile Khumalo conducting Master Classes

On the 1st and 2nd August 2015, 1600 participants from all corners of South Africa as well as Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland will be gathering at the annual EDUCATION AFRICA INTERNATIONAL MARIMBA AND STEELPAN FESTIVAL which will take place at the beautiful St Benedict’s College, Harcus Road, Bedfordview, Guateng.   Over 250 performances featuring some of Africa’s top marimba and steelpan bands will be featured in non-stop competitions over the two days.  These competitions will be adjudicated by 6 top