Posts by Amanda

Endorsement letter from Deputy Minister of Education

Empowervate asked the Deputy Minister of Education for the honour of being a Patron. Read his letter below, which recognises the work of Empowervate and the Youth Citizens Action Programme: Read the letter here: Deputy Minister of Education Endorsement Letter Jan 2016 Deputy Education Minister Mr Enver Surty with Dr Shermain Mannah,Director: Social Cohesion and Gender…

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Y-CAP National Champions 2015 Spreading the Word!

What a day! What an experience! The Y-CAP National Champions 2015 from Solomon Mahlangu High were invited to attend the C Cluster  meeting with 8 districts from the Eastern Cape in attendance today. Our task was to explain what Y-CAP is and why schools should take part. We explained that it is for Grade 7 and Grade…

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How to choose the right career

To find the career that suits you the best, you must analyze yourself and find your skills. Not everyone one is good at everything hence the key factor in deciding your career is your talents. Here are some guidelines which would help you find your talents. 1.Stop waiting for talents to appear : You can’t…

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Tips for going back to school

Each year is a new beginning. Coming back to school brings new challenges and opportunities. However, with all the positivity there can also be a bag full of confused emotions. These feelings are especially aggravated when one begins their year in a new school. The possible feelings may include: 1:Pressured- To get it right, to…

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Low cost ideas for the holidays

A holiday is an extended period of leisure and recreation. Before the holiday begins we all have ideas bustling about in our heads however most likely we would have exhausted our list of recreational activities by the end of the first week. Our latest video games become banal , our songs become mundane, our excitement…

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