Letter of Appreciation

Cornerstone’s focus on community service and development includes accommodating Gr12s to do job-shadowing at our Campus. We learn from these learners as much as they learn from us! Below see the letter of appreciation by a parent: September 22, 2016 Rudy /Johanna Cornerstone Institute 127 Cecil Road Salt River, Cape Town Dear Rudy & Johanna 

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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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Expression of Gratitude – a scholarship recipient

Last week, the final group of Cornerstone students received bursaries from the Wheatfield Estate Foundation Trust for 2016. The impact of opportunities such as these are often underestimated, so we appreciate Waseemah Abrahams writing to us to express what receiving the scholarship means to her. “Everyone needs support and hope to alleviate us from the 

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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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Feedback – Vision 2030 Conference

The Cape Flats Vision 2030 Conference in Mitchell’s Plain, 16 July, attended by 42 people, were a ‘great start, indeed’, according to its principal organiser, Mthobeli January, Executive Director of Laphumilanga Youth Development Association. The Conference was his brainchild and, according to him, an event of import. “Attendees saw it’s importance, and (already) committed to 

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