The Incubator Hub – Real Efforts making a Real Difference – Featured Durban Blog

The Incubator Hub – Real Efforts making a Real Difference: All too often efforts within the CSI space are overshadowed by pristine photo ops with needy children receiving handouts from high ranking officials from various corporates – and we are all left wondering, silently though, what real difference is that making ?   It is with that very same question in mind that The Incubator Hub was born. Both The Sharks and Gagasi alike shared a collective vision of conceptualising a CSI programme that would yield measurable results with a … [Read more...]

Origin Interactive joins World Information Architecture Day 2019 – Design Difference

Origin Interactive joins World Information Architecture Day 2019 – Design Difference: Johannesburg, 21 February 2019 – World Information Architecture Day began in 2012 to celebrate the anniversary of the 1998 publication of Information Architecture for the World Wide Web—also known as “The Polar Bear Book,” and the bible for UX professionals. Now in its eight year, World IA Day has grown to 59 cities around the world, including Warsaw, Tehran, Johannesburg and Buenos Aires. World Information Architecture Day is dedicated to the … [Read more...]

Top Engen Maths & Science School learner determined to make a difference

Top Engen Maths & Science School learner determined to make a difference: Thabiso Ndlovu Losing her beloved grandmother during her final matric exams forced Thabiso Ndlovu to suppress the pain and soldier on in pursuit of the results she knew would make the women who helped raise her proud. Hailing from Umlazi in KwaZulu-Natal and an attendee of the Engen Maths and Science School (EMSS) hosted weekly at the University of KZN, Thabiso eventually achieved seven distinctions, with over 90% in both maths and science. This set of impressive results … [Read more...]

A PhD With a Difference

A PhD With a Difference: Dr Carol Mitchel challenges teaching and learning in her research. Critical Reflection in Service Learning: The Construction of the Good Citizen, is the title of a thesis by UKZN staffer and doctoral graduate Dr Carol Mitchell of the School of Social Sciences in the College of Humanities. A few years ago, Mitchell was invited to a student service learning presentation at a sister UKZN campus and while students presented their work, she made a striking observation – the students resembled their teacher. ‘They used her … [Read more...]