Author: Penreach

If one considers that 86% of South Africa’s 23 589 public schools don’t have science labs, the World Economic Forum’s ranking of the quality of our maths and science education makes sense. Placed last out of 148 countries, the result is both a sad indictment...

Wilson Moshupya got on a plane for the first time ever this February to attend the glittering 19th National Teaching Awards (NTA) at the Sandton Convention Centre. A sign language facilitator at Teacher Development Workshops for more than a decade, he thrilled his Penreach family with a second...

By YES Youth, Lindy Shingange & Lerato Mashego “National Science Week (NSW) is an annual celebration to promote awareness of the value of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) to people’s daily lives. It is an initiative of the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and...

Penreach’s Shalamuka Science Centre has been a host of this national initiative since 2012. [button size='small' style='' text='VISIT ARTICLE' icon='' icon_color='' link='https://lowvelder.co.za/496984/watch-national-science-week-2019-penreach/?fbclid=IwAR3WXqIxTjuF2uutbdtJ2axJrx688E_tYTIYN1zV5k5Oq6W90wgDKYSA6Wc' target='_self' color='' hover_color='' border_color='' hover_border_color='' background_color='' hover_background_color='' font_style='' font_weight='' text_align='' margin=''] MBOMBELA – Penreach is attempting to break the fear that science is only...

In his recent state of the nation address, President Cyril Ramaphosa called the 50 per cent unemployment rate among young South Africans a “national crisis”, which requires urgent, innovative and coordinated solutions. This is a sentiment echoed by Penreach, an organisation always at the forefront of...

Lowvelder Tuesday 25 June “The organisation will give you the opportunity to turn your 67 minutes into 67 reading opportunities to create a literate South Africa through the Penreach Books in Homes initiative.” [button size='small' style='' text='VISIT ARTICLE' icon='' icon_color='' link='https://lowvelder.co.za/489477/penreach-plans-upcoming-mandela-day/?fbclid=IwAR2EE1cW-hSoCMbAgzh1Ydp3VSO0tWhqKeOKzJZo8fVYgIDBx5XDdoXlk8o' target='_self' color='' hover_color='' border_color='' hover_border_color='' background_color=''...

Reserved and soft-spoken, Nokulunga Nkambule doesn’t like the limelight and shies away from talking about herself. Yet this unassuming young woman has managed to carve her own space in a totally unfamiliar environment, and is holding her own. Enrolled at Penryn College through Penreach and Transnet Foundation’s...

Winning the ECD Centre Practitioner of the Year at the 2018 annual Penreach Awards, was a huge honour for Sabelo Mncina, and he wholeheartedly credits Penreach for his development and success. The first year attending workshops taught me a number of things and started him on a journey...

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