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Ravneet Chadha And The Film Subira

Ravneet “Sippy” Chadha is an Indian residing in Nairobi. A qualified and experienced financial adviser, Ravneet, found her true calling in film making. Her  short film, ʻSubira
 won 15 awards both
 within Africa and
 internationally. It is a movie about an 11-year-old Muslim girl who comes of age and is expected to conform to the rules of the community. The ... Read More »

Edukite

Please introduce Edukite Learning and the people behind it, to our readers. Edukite Learning is an education technology company focused on improving the quality of teaching and learning inside the classroom, through the use of technology. The company was started by two graduates from IIM Ahmedabad in 2006. I am one of the co-founders and the other is Vineet Ladia. ... Read More »

HCL

HCL Technologies Limited (HCL) is an Indian provider of Information technology (IT) services and consulting company headquartered in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India. It is primarily engaged in providing a range of outsourcing services, business process outsourcing and infrastructure services. HCL Technologies is the fifth largest IT company in India and is ranked 48 in the global list of IT services ... Read More »

NIIT

NIIT, a leading global talent development corporation recently spoke to Indians4Africa. NIIT offers learning solutions to individuals, enterprises and institutions across 40 countries especially within the IT industry. NIIT’s talks about the company, it’s aims and the experience of working within the African education industry. Click on the questions below to listen… 1. A leading training organization established since 1982 ... Read More »

Great Teachers Don’t Teach

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GREAT TEACHERS DON’T TEACH… By Ben Johnson HS Principal, consultant, author and instructional learning coach In a conversation on LinkedIn, one person asked, “What are the characteristics of an effective teacher?” I read quite a few excellent remarks that describe what such a teacher does to be effective. I couldn’t help thinking about some of my best teachers. I had an amazing psychology ... Read More »

Top trends in tertiary education in South Africa in 2013

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The need for higher and further education and training in South Africa is intensifying in the face of an extremely competitive job market and a national unemployment rate of 25%. However, a number of challenges affect the provision of education, from limited resources to continuing technological developments, the growth of niche education and distance learning, the relationships between employers and ... Read More »

The Khan Academy

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Khan Academy is an organization on a mission. We’re a not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere. All of the site’s resources are available to anyone. It doesn’t matter if you are a student, teacher, home-school-er, principal, adult returning to the classroom after 20 years, or a friendly ... Read More »

Top 10 Universities in Africa

View the Gallery…Click Here University of Cape Town This school was at the top of all the lists we studied that ranked universities in Africa. It was established in 1829 and grew substantially after the discovery of gold and diamonds in South Africa’s northern territory. Actor Akin Omotoso, who has starred in Generations and Jacob’s Cross on The Africa Channel, ... Read More »

Euducational Systems in Kenya

Listen to the different educational systems within Kenya … Listen Now Payal Kakkar is the Deputy Head (and class teacher of reception year) of Kindergarten section of Hillcrest International School in Nairobi. She has been residing in kenya since 1986, and has been in the teaching profession for the past ten years. She is passionate about her job and hopes ... Read More »

Smile

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(A poem from the recently released book ‘Feeling the Way’) The little urchin with sparkling eyes Ran towards my car, Unmindful of the traffic. Lifted a bunch of flowers, and said Fifty rupees only, madam. She smiled innocently Hoping I would pick one. And I did. A hundred rupee note I showed, Give me two, I said. Her smile widened. ... Read More »

UPGRADING CELEBERATION OF INDIAN FESTIVALS IN AFRICA

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The idea for this edition of our monthly magazine is simple. Diwali is a time when each of us decorate our homes with rows of lamp and make them look pretty. So do our neighbours. And their neighbours and so on. With every house in town wearing garlands of flickering golden orb of light on Deepavali night, we together create ... Read More »

HISTORICAL FACTS ABOUT DIWALI

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Click on the link below to listen to a personal account of Diwali by Linestha Chavan.  Linestha Chavan is a disciple of internationally eminent philosopher Swami Parthasarathy.  Under Swamiji’s guidance, she has been studying Vedanta, the ancient philosophy of India, for the last 10 years.  Swami Parthasarathy runs a unique educational institution called the Vedanta Academy which conducts full-time, three ... Read More »

BOOK REVIEW BY ELA GANDHI

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Here is a collection of poemsfrom a wide ranging group of eminent writers with divergent views and styles.These poems reflect the ethos of the present from the eyes of a group of diversepeople, and diverse experiences of the past. Not the work of liberationactivists but certainly an interpretation of what happened and what is. Animportant window into the hearts and ... Read More »

SHORT STORY – ABHILASHA

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Abhilasha - Click To Listen  Listen to another moving story by the great Munshi Premchand, read by Nidhee Datta Nidhee Datta, a graduate in Bachelors of Home Science, has been actively involved with her school and college magazines. She is an ardent reader and has been in Africa for more than a decade. She has been a part of organisations that promote ... Read More »

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