Spelling bees are underway across the country and spellers are battling it out at cluster competitions to go on to district bees in the hopes of making the cut for the provincials, which kick off this month.
“180 with Bob”, hosted by Bob Mabena, hold their daily Spelling Bee live on radio. To listen to this segment, which includes an interview with Camp I Am Creator and Executive Director, Kai Crooks-Chissano, click the read more button. If you would like your children to participate in the 180 Spelling Bee, send your contact details to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Department of Basic Education held the National Spelling Bee at UNISA in Pretoria on Saturday 29th October with the country’s top 27 spellers in grades 4-6—the provincial spelling bee winners. The competition was tough. In Round 1, only one speller was knocked out; Round 2, same and Round 3– one more.
For the first time, Mitchells Plain’s Imperial Primary School entered a team in the National Spelling Bee competition. It would prove to be the right decision, as Mateo Joubert, a Grade 5 pupil from the school, went on to win the provincial level of the competition.
There is still a chance for a better community http://www.education.gpg.gov.za/Media/news/Pages/There-is-still-a-chance-for-a-better-community.aspx Date: 7/26/2013 Author: Mathapelo Nhlapo Children made their voices heard during a community dialogue held in Orange Farm, attended by learners, parents, teachers and community members. They shared, by role playing, actions they would take if they were elders in society with a view to build a community that is safer and less violent.
Please join our Thunderclap at: https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/3918-stop-violence-and-rape Pledge zero tolerance to violence and rape of women & girls! __________________________________________________________________________________ The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV AIDS (UNAIDS) in partnership with Camp I Am will bring the photo exhibition Not me, not mine: Women, girls and HIV to Orange Farm, the largest informal settlement in South Africa. The photographs and accompanying narratives highlight women and
Camp I Am, which deals with different issues every year, will be giving youngsters a platform to discuss gender violence this year.
The December 2012 camp ended with a stunning showcase of three short films entitled “Heritage 2012 Our Heroes and Sheroes”. Three teams of campers researched and identified community members they felt should be commended and acknowledged for their service and positive impact on society. They started working on the films during the June/July camp, and interviewed their heroes Mzikayifani Vilikazi, from Siyophumelela Association for the Disabled and the Aged; Richard ‘Bricks’ Mokolo, Orange Farm Rights Centre; and shero Rose Thamae from Let Us Grow.
Camp I Am held its second annual Model United Nations Debate for Orange Farm secondary schools. The topic was Leadership and the Role of Young People in the World Today.
Campers visited Freedom Park, a memorial that narrates the story of South Africa’s pre-colonial, colonial, apartheid, and post-apartheid history and heritage.