children's participation

Startingbloc: Fellowship program

StartingBloc is excited to share that its  global Fellowship program, is launching their first-ever institute out of the USA from 25-29 March 2020 at the prestigious the African Leadership Academy Campus in Johannesburg. Many social entrepreneurs, employees and students from the African continent, Canada, India and USA have already been accepted for this institute. 10 more spots are still available, only for this month. 

ACFS: Programmes - Coordinator (Special Initiatives)

African Children Feeding Scheme (ACFS) is a nonprofit organisation (NPO) that promotes and supports inclusive education practices in schools and preschools throughout the country. The organisation's core focus is the implementation of funded projects designed to sensitise and empower all role players to an inclusive approach to educating the children in their community.

ACFS seeks to appoint a Programmes - Coordinator (Special Initiatives) to be based in ACFS Head Offices, Gauteng. 

Remuneration:  Junior Management level as per ACFS's remuneration Policy Framework

Call for Papers: Innovations in HIV Prevention in Africa

Health Economic and HIV/AIDS Research Division (HEARD) is a self-funded, applied research unit based at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban. HEARD conducts a range of research-from pure to applied- seeking to support all those intent on designing interventions to reduce the HIV pandemic in all sectors  in  the  SADC and East Africa region. Its research agenda is driven by current issues and is aimed at producing knowledge and evidence critical to informed policies and actions.

Innovations in HIV Prevention in Africa

How Seriously Should We Be Taking Threats to Deregister Outspoken NPOs?

Inyathelo is a nonprofit organisation that works to sustain and strengthen civil society organisations and grow local philanthropy in support of a vibrant democracy in South Africa.

Inyathelo is hosting a Breakfast on the 2nd Floor under the theme 'How Seriously Should We Be Taking Threats to Deregister Outspoken NPOs?' on 25 March 2015 in Cape Town.

Right to Care: Quality Assurance Coordinator

Right to Care is a Johannesburg based nonprofit funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) with a vision that all HIV-positive patients receive high quality treatment, care and support improving their quality of life and productivity.

Right to Care seeks to appoint a Quality Assurance Coordinator, based in Gauteng.
S/he will respond to the Senior Operations Manager.

Quality assurance

KZN School Gets Zero Percent Pass Rate

The KwaZulu-Natal school which received a zero percent matric pass rate has had no principal since 2000 and has only six teachers -- three of whom were temporary, an education union said on Wednesday.

Zuzanawe High School in northern KwaZulu-Natal was one of the province’s four schools to receive a zero percent matric pass rate during the 2009 examinations.

Boosting Youth Employment Through Entrepreneurship: A response to the National Youth Development Agency

South Africa faces an enormous unemployment challenge. The problem is particularly concentrated among the country’s youth, for whom lack of experience is all too often compounded by lack of skills. The result is a growing cohort of young people with severely limited access to formal sector employment, and limited means to do anything about it.

Texting and Sexting: Keep your Chats Safe

At some point in our childhood or adulthood for that matter, we may have experienced some kind of bullying or harassment or violence or we know of someone who has survived these and other types of violence. Through campaigns like the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence and the work of organisations in the violence against women sector, many of us know what our rights are and where to go for help. But what happens when this violence happens in cyberspace? Do we know enough to protect ourselves from harm? Do girls and young women know of the potential dangers in online spaces?

Children and the media: what do political parties say?

According to figures from the Stats SA website – you should go there – it offers really cool ways to play with population data) based on their 2008 mid-year population estimate, children account for between 39% and 43% of South Africa’s population.

That seems quite a lot. Seriously. Zambia has more: 52% of Zambia’s population are children - incredible! If we look at the news, we certainly wouldn’t have any idea that children make up such a huge chunk of the population.


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