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Why We Need To Panic About Panic Buying

The COVID-19 pandemic is real and many people are in a state of panic and are stocking up for the possibility of a longer lockdown or a complete shutdown. Panic buying is an issue that will affect a lot of people around the country, especially those who are most vulnerable. What Is Panic Buying? Panic […]

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COVID-19 Myths Busted

1. COVID-19 cannot be spread in areas with hot or humid climates False. COVID-19 has been shown to spread in all climates, including hot and humid areas. There is similarly no evidence to suggest that the virus cannot survive in snow conditions or extremely cold weather. According to the World Health Organisation, you can contract […]

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Free Webinar: Covid-19 Experts on SA's response to the pandemic

What Is It? The Daily Maverick is hosting a free webinar on the subject of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Experts on the panel include Daily Maverick editor Mark Heywood and Professor Salim Abdool Karim. When Is It? 08 April 2020, from 12:00 - 13:00 Where Is It? Online. Click here to register. How Much Is It? […]

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Wedding Photography with Christine Meintjes

What Is It? Cape Town-based wedding and lifestyle photographer, Christine Meintjes, will go live on the Nikon SA Facebook page to share her insights on wedding photography. Questions can be direct messaged to either the Nikon SA Facebook or Instagram pages. When Is It? 7 April 2020, 11:00 - 12:00 Where Is It? Online How […]

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Home Education 101 with Impaq

What Is It? Impaq will be hosting free online information sessions and you are invited! When Is It? 7 April 2020, 14:00 – 15:30 Where Is It? Online How Much Is It? Free. For More Information For more information, check the Facebook Event.

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Online Social Media Workshop For Small Businesses

What Is It Now that we're in lockdown, small businesses can use this time to make things, learn new skills, build a Facebook page and audience and work on business skills. For ONLY R100 you can join Meryl Rosenberg of ::pixelmagic:: online via Zoom from 7:30pm - 9:15pm on MONDAY 6th April for top tips […]

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Online Coding Lessons For Kids

CodeSpace This website is perfect for high school learners who are looking to study IT or simply want to upskill themselves. If your child is fascinated by the world of tech, this is the perfect program to sign up for. CodeSpace offers a broad range of courses that make coding easy and accessible. They also […]

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Teaching Resources For Parents

Vodacom e-School Vodacom users have free access to the provider's e-School platform. You won't be charged any data fees when using this online resource either. All material on the Vodacom e-School has been developed by expert educators and is CAPS aligned. Covering all subjects from grade R to matric, this is an invaluable resource for […]

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Online Resources For Students

JSTOR We are sure that you probably have this online resource handy at all times. But, just in case it has slipped under your radar, we would like to remind you of the value of the JSTOR digital library. A virtual store of academic journals, books and primary sources, JSTOR is a gem during times […]

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Learn A New Skill At Home During Lockdown

Discover How To Write Professionally If you’ve been trying to master the art of writing, be it poetry or fiction, and don't know how to go about it then this is the perfect start. There are many sites offering step-by-step lessons to help you on your writing journey. Visit this website to polish up on your […]

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Covid-19: How To Create Neighbourhood Pods

We are trying to build a network of many neighbourhood pods across Johannesburg. How To Build Your Pod Print (or write out!) copies of the following contact sheet and deliver it to your neighbours. You might deliver 30+ fliers to the houses/apartments right around where you live. Knock, talk through the flyer with them, and […]

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DIY Masks To Make With The Little Ones

How To Make A DIY No Sew Face Mask Did you know that you can make a mask yourself? Try your hand at making this no sew face mask. Get all the supplies, grab the kids and start crafting your own personalised masks from the step-by-step tutorial below. This easy tutorial shows you a quick […]

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Teach The Kids About Hygiene While They're Still Young

Comb & Hair Brush We think packing a comb and a medium size hair brush in your child's bag is the way to go. This will be something they grow into. Even as adults they'll know that it is essential to carry a little extra in your bag, because you never know when you'll need […]

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Celebrities Share Their Take On COVID-19

Your Favourites Shedding Some Light Our hearts pour out to those who have tested positive and we hope you continue looking after yourselves and those around you. We also appreciate those who have come out and shared their stories to help us through this tough time. Some Of The Celebrities Who Were Infected Idris Elba […]

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How To Talk To Your Kids About COVID-19

COVID-19: The Facts Before speaking to your kids about COVID-19, make sure that you have done your homework. Read up as much as you can about the precautions to take, symptoms and treatments without overwhelming yourself. Remember to rely on credible sources for accurate information, as you do not want to misinform or frighten your […]

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COVID-19 Causing University Closures

On Sunday, 15 March 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic was officially declared as a disaster. In order to keep the virus from spreading and to keep citizens safe, measures were put into place. Events with 100 or more people have been postponed or cancelled and international travel has been restricted. Education is also being impacted as […]

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COVID-19: Our Social Distancing Guide

What Is Social Distancing?  Social distancing is the act of limiting mass public gatherings as much as possible to prevent the spread of the virus. This could simply be working remotely from home (here's a guide on how to do this effectively), not visiting crowded locations and staying away from highly infected areas. What To […]

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COVID-19 And Social Distancing: How To Work Remotely, Effectively

#1 Find A Reliable Project Management Tool In order to keep track of your team's projects, progress and deadlines remotely, you need to implement a reliable project management tool that everyone interacts on. This will ensure that all employees know what's going on within the company, what's expected of them and when their projects need […]

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Top Apps To Help You Manage Your Time Better

Time Trackers Rescue Time  The basic function of Rescue Time is to give you a weekly breakdown of how your time is spent. This helps you to analyse whether or not you're using your time sensibly and productively and to adjust accordingly. It's quite interesting and also shocking to visually see where your time goes. […]

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Arts Research Africa Conference

What Is It? This conference aims to debunk the reasons why artistic research has not secured a significant position within African university systems. Make sure you book your spot as the deadline to do so is on the 13th of January 2020 at 12:00. So, if you are looking to find out just what they […]

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