How important it is to have a degree in South Africa’s current economy

Staff Writer at BusinessTech 27 August 2017 Only four in ten people of working age have a job, with the situation only expected to worsen within the coming years, according to a new report by Statistics South Africa and the Institute for Race Relations. These figures are especially low when compared to many similar economies, while the figure is lowest 

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Beat the Burn-out

Join us for what promises to be a very informative talk by Dr Sharon Johnson on stress management and how to prevent burn-out. It will take place on 12 August, at Cornerstone Institute, 13h30 – 15h00. Dr Sharon Johnson has specialised in stress and burnout in the teaching profession, but will be talking generally about 

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A Dialogue not Silenced

Feedback on the Cornerstone Critical Dialogue, 23 August As part of the Critical Dialogue series, which runs once a month at Cornerstone Institute, we celebrated Women’s Month with a panel discussion and the prize-giving for the Writing Challenge to Men on 23 August. The challenge for both the dialogue and the competition was to think 

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Twisted Fate

Ariel, a young city woman, is forced to revisit the past due to a twist of events. What has fate dished up for her? Her story is showcased through a combination of drama, dance, song and poetry, born from the vision of the Cornerstone Dance Team early in 2015. Cast members include Melissa Smith, Josh Veloso, 

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“Change me a dream…” Feedback on the CMP meeting at Cornerstone

On Friday the 15th of July, Cornerstone Institute hosted a meeting with our Community Merit Partners (CMPs), and for them, staff and faculty to attend Katherine Morse’s presentation on The (in)-accessibility of Higher Education to High School learners from previously-disadvantaged communities. Katherine Morse has done lots of fieldwork in High Schools in Cape Town, and 

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