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So, you think you communicate effectively?

| September 15, 2010
So, you think you communicate effectively?

Part Two – By Angela Carr Lambson If you think measuring an indeterminately long piece of string is a challenge, try measuring the effectiveness of your marketing strategy. The good news for school marketing practitioners (and those responsible for approving school marketing spend) is that it can be done and, says communications consultant Angela Carr […]

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The recipe for sustenance that we all need and so rarely enjoy

| September 6, 2010
The recipe for sustenance that we all need and so rarely enjoy

Part Two – By Brendan Doolan Part Three of this editorial is also available online here. Thirty seasoned Heads gathered recently at a comfortable game lodge with two world experts on headship – Rob Evans and Michael Thompson. Brendan Doolan reflects on the shared thoughts and themes. And then there is the dilemma of the […]

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St Mary’s has The Edge

| September 6, 2010
St Mary’s has The Edge

In August, St Mary’s School, Waverley, lifted the curtain on its newest facility: a state-of-the-art creative and performing arts centre, The Edge.

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Finding the right answer

| September 5, 2010
Finding the right answer

Omphemetse Keepile, a Matric student at St Mary’s School for Girls in Waverley, Johannesburg, is remarkably composed for a young person who’s just won R100 000. She’s the winner of the ‘Name the Sediba skeleton’ competition, sponsored by Standard Bank and the Paleontological Scientific Trust (PAST) in association with Wits University and the Department of […]

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Stepping into independence

| September 3, 2010
Stepping into independence

Students at Herschel Girls’ School in Cape Town recently undertook their first extreme experience: a hike in the Overberg Mountains, which they called the Herschel Stepout.

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Visiting SALT at the SAAO in Sutherland

| September 3, 2010
Visiting SALT at the SAAO in Sutherland

By Elizabeth Danckwerts Sutherland is in the middle of the Karoo and is ideally situated for SALT (Southern African Large Telescope) at the SAAO (South African Astronomical Observatory). At 1 759 metres Sutherland is only just below Johannesburg in altitude, has the cleanest and clearest air and is seismologically stable. It’s also far away from […]

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