UNDERAGE DRINKING STARTS LONG BEFORE IT BEGINS

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Hard-hitting national awareness and education campaign launched to address the epidemic of underage drinking in South Africa The Association for Alcohol Responsibility and Education (aware.org.za) has launched its official Underage Drinking Campaign, the first multi-platform harm reduction education and awareness campaign of its scale that aims to drive behavioural change with regards to the rising wave […]

WORLD READ ALOUD DAY – 1 FEBRUARY 2019

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WORLD READ ALOUD DAY ‘The fire of literacy is created by the emotional sparks between a child, a book and the person reading.’ There is huge potential in South Africa to turn our literacy crisis around so that reading becomes a powerful tool, to tackle inequality and poverty.  As Nelson Mandela said, ‘Education is the […]

WHAT TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING TO STUDY AFTER GRADE 12

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WHAT TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING TO STUDY AFTER GRADE 12 By Dr Naresh Veeran, Chief Commercial Officer of the Embury Institute for Higher Education For all high-school learners, the National Senior Certificate (NSC) represents the gateway to further study. But what exactly are the options available to the average South African student and, more importantly, does […]

SHOP SMART ON BLACK FRIDAY

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How to survive the craziest shopping day of the year   This Friday, 23 November, most of us will start queuing at the break of dawn, or glued to our computer screens as the annual shopping craze begins. According to the 2018 Black Friday survey conducted by My Broadband, 81% of those surveyed said they are planning to shop on Black Friday this […]

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF COLOUR: HOW YOUR SURROUNDINGS AFFECT YOUR BEHAVIOUR AND MOOD

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Crazy for colour? Let’s take a closer look Colour is an extremely powerful tool of communication, and can be used to signal action, influence mood, and even effect physiological reactions. Certain colours have been associated with a noticeable change in skin response, blood pressure, heart rate, respiration rate, blinking frequency, and even vision[1]. Even our sense of […]

WIN: PHILIPS SONICARE HEALTHY WHITE SONIC ELECTRIC TOOTHBRUSH

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Philips Sonicare HealthyWhite Sonic electric toothbrush September is National Oral Health Month, so brush your way to whiter, healthier teeth with Philips Sonicare HealthyWhite Sonic Electric Toothbrush. The dynamic cleaning action of the toothbrush and the direct broader contact with each tooth has proven to remove everyday stains, to help keep teeth naturally whiter. In […]