Outstanding South African teachers who have impacted positively on the lives of South African learners were honoured this weekend in the annual ‘The teacher who made the difference’ competition awards in Cape Town.

Schools in the Eastern Cape to receive 5 000 Tutudesks to assist with classroom desk shortages in the province.

With International Rhino Day on 22nd September, the continued focus on saving the rhino and raising funds in order to do this successfully is in the spotlight.The MyPlanet Rhino Fund, which is administered by the Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT), was established in March 2011 and supports best-practice and critical funding requirements in rhino conservation.

After three successful years, challenging and uplifting school principals in the Western Cape , CoLP (Community of Learning Principals) has launched in Gauteng.

28 497 SOUTH AFRICANS VOTE FOR THEIR FAVOURITE CHARITIES

WOOLWORTHS & MYSCHOOL PARTNERS WITH THE WESTERN CAPE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT TO SUPPORT SCHOOL HEADS OF DEPARTMENTS

In Sub-Saharan Africa there are over 95 million school children that don’t have the benefit of a classroom desk. The lack of a desk, a writing surface, affects handwriting, concentration and overall academic performance. The Tutudesk Campaign provides portable school desks to children in Sub Saharan Africa. These lap desks are locally produced and make a noticeable difference in each learner’s school life.

This week MySchool together with Woolworths and the support of the 94.7 Highveld Stereo Ground Patrol team, will be visiting five schools across Johannesburg and Pretoria - where learners are in need of ‘Back to School’ materials - to hand over stationary, library books and lunch boxes to the value of R115 500-00.