Inscape scholarship beneficiaries for 2017 announced

Inscape Education Group is the oldest privately owned multi-disciplinary creative arts institution in South Africa and is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.
We have been offering excellence in education by design for more than three decades and offer accredited degrees, diplomas and higher certificates in both the creative sector and built environment.

Inscape continues to push the limits within education – promoting unique thinking and producing graduates who define the industry.

As an organisation, we promote inclusivity and access to higher learning. For every twenty students who enrol with us, Inscape is able to offer partial or full scholarships to assist deserving candidates who otherwise would not have the opportunity to embark on their chosen careers.

The Inscape Scholarship programme was established in 2014 and to date the institution has awarded scholarships to the value of R4.6 million and currently assists 36 students who are active in the programme.

Inscape opened applications for its 2017 scholarship programme on 1 September 2016 to economically disadvantaged individuals who have qualified and have the potential and will to succeed in the creative industry.

Entries closed on 31 October 2016 and the rigorous process began of selecting the final beneficiaries for 2017. Shortlist candidates were contacted and interviews were conducted at their respective campuses.

We are pleased to announce that the following students have been awarded a scholarship with Inscape Education Group, to start their Academic year in 2017.

Bradwin Claasen
Geneva Koopman
Jody Benjamin
Daniele Niehaus
Anhest Hunter
Robyn Mirkin
Melandie Ellis
Jaimey Jeniker
Megan Schouw
Cheralee Brophy
Angelque Faithfull Batolla
Dane Rautenbach
Liam Martin Gustafson
Radhiyyah Mansoor
Hannah Forbes
Jade Meade
Karina van Eeden
Tamarind Digges
Lesedi Molete
Mulalo Samuel Munzhelele
Respect Khayalethu Likhuleni
Carla Booyzen
Keegan Wood
Nosipho Tafeni
Dikamogelo Mabusela
Mmaleako Maja
Simphiwe Mathebula
Deborah Tromp
Ansu-Mari Malan
Charlotte van der Berg
Sheree Kruger
Alice Rykheer
Aisling Groenewald
Chanté van der Walt
Kendall van der Linde
Ludolf Burger
Matthew Meyer

The shareholders of Inscape have committed to funding a further three million rand towards the program in 2017 enabling 67 students to either continue with or access quality higher education.

Through the Inscape scholarship programme, we aim to motivate these individuals to achieve to the best of their ability, academically and in all other aspects of their chosen field of study, providing mentorship in partnership with families, providing support and resources where the need arises and encouraging creativity and leadership to help build a prosperous and healthy nation.

Inscape Education Group scholarship programme is now open

A collaboration between Inscape and SABC Education was established in 2015. The aim of this initiative was to uplift and provide a platform to disadvantaged learners who showed academic excellence, yet did not have the resources financially to pursue their studies. One million rands’ worth of design scholarships was provided to students wanting to enter tertiary studies at Inscape in 2016.
In addition to this collaboration, Inscape self-funds a further number of students to ensure that for every 20 paying students, one scholarship student is afforded an opportunity to further their studies in higher education.

There are currently 36 active scholarship students in the system, totaling R4.6 million in educational funding.

Applications to the programme surpassed the expectation of the institution and whilst the institution would have liked to assist more students it was just not viable. It was at this point that Helen Bϋhrs, Principal and Managing Director of Inscape Education Group, established a non-profit company, Inscape Exchange.

Inscape Exchange aims to attract possible funders who could assist the scholarship applicants and provide opportunities for quality education to economically disadvantaged individuals who have qualified and have the potential and will to succeed in the creative industry.

Inscape Exchange aims to motivate individuals to achieve to the best of their ability, academically and in all other aspects of their chosen field of study, providing mentorship in partnership with families, providing support and resources where the need arises and encouraging creativity and leadership to help build a prosperous and healthy nation.

Inscape Education Group’s 2017 scholarship programme launched 1 September 2016 and is open to all Grade 12 learners and school-leavers for applications. Applicants must have passed matric with entrance into either a degree, diploma or higher certificate.

The programme closes on 31 October 2016 and scholarship candidates will be announced 30 November 2016.

Applicants may apply for any of Inscape’s registered and accredited programmes:

Bachelor of Design Degree (NQF level 7) specialising in: Graphic Design, Interior Design, Fashion Design, Ideation, Marketing & Communication Design, Audiovisual Design, Interaction Design and Jewellery Design

Diploma (NQF level 6) courses in Interior Design and Graphic Design

Higher Certificate (NQF level 5) courses in Architectural Technology, Design Techniques, Interior Decorating and Fashion Design

Partial or full scholarships will be awarded to disadvantaged learners who show academic excellence to pursue their studies in higher education.

The AMASA Awards Roger Garlick Grand Prix 2016 brought to you by Kaya FM

It’s with much excitement that the AMASA Awards committee announces that Kaya FM will be sponsoring the 2016 Roger Garlick Grand Prix. The Roger Garlick Award brought to you by KAYA FM will be awarded to the overall winning campaign, which showcases the best in media creativity, innovation and execution. The winner of The Roger Garlick Grand Prix will not only hold the prestigious title of the year’s top campaign but will also have their work submitted into the international Festival of Media Awards sponsored by AMASA.
The AMASA Awards Roger Garlick Grand Prix 2016 brought to you by Kaya FM
The AMASA Awards Roger Garlick Grand Prix 2016 brought to you by Kaya FM
Olga Muteiwa, marketing manager of Kaya FM, expresses the broadcaster’s delight in supporting the AMASA Awards. “Kaya FM is excited to sponsor the Roger Garlick Grand Prix at the AMASA awards in 2016. As a broadcaster we believe being an integral part of recognising and celebrating innovation in media, we show our appreciation for the advertising industry and the outstanding achievements by all who continue to display inventiveness and forward thinking. It’s a rare honour to sponsor an award that reflects on the principles and values of a respected leader who left an indelible mark on the industry. As a media owner we strive to keep pushing boundaries in new technology and broadcasting and celebrate the flair of talented creatives. The award shines a light on the innovative people behind the great campaigns in advertising who work to reach audiences locally and globally.”

This is the second year that the AMASA Awards has introduced Category and Grand Prix sponsorship opportunities. “We are extremely grateful to Kaya FM for supporting the AMASA Awards with their Grand Prix sponsorship,” expresses Wayne Bishop, head of the AMASA Awards portfolio. “Also a big thank you to all our other Category sponsors. Your contribution will help enable AMASA to fulfill its mandate; to further the industry through education and skills development,” completes Bishop.

The AMASA Awards Gala Evening is to be held on Tuesday, 25 October, hosted at Montecasino’s Grand Ballroom. The Awards evening promises to be a night of entertainment as the Association recognises and celebrates media innovation and creativity.

inSite impresses international judges

inSite recently received not one, but two international accolades. The innovative team behind inSite were awarded two 2016 African Corporate Excellence Awards, namely: Best Communications Consultancy (Gauteng) and Best for Retirement Fund Communication Technologies 2016.
inSite impresses international judges

The African Corporate Excellence Awards are hosted by Corporate Vision magazine. This business magazine aims to highlight the efforts of firms and individuals who exhibit tremendous work on the African continent.

The judging process considers a company’s dedication to client satisfaction, customer care, innovative products, and solutions. Ultimately, the aim of this industry is to keep things as simple as possible for the audience, while still making the message memorable. Over and above walking away with five client awards in 2016, inSite will continue to strive to ever greater heights.

“Our 2016 awards are not our only markers to success. We consider every campaign we take on as a brand-new challenge that sets new creative and innovative benchmarks. It’s the ability to satisfy a client and deliver on every expectation that makes this team the best,” says Zeldeen Muller, CEO.

AMASA Joburg October forum – The Road to Outdoor

After launching the Gauteng Data to the industry last month, the Out of Home Measurement Council (OMC) will be presenting their new Roadside Outdoor Audience Data (ROAD), currency overview and methodology, Gauteng insights and the Quantum software, to AMASA members and friends.
AMASA Joburg October forum – The Road to Outdoor

The presentation will demonstrate the strategic value this new outdoor roadside currency will provide to OOH media owners, marketers and media planners.

The presentation will include: OMC Structure, Members and Methodology, Video Presentation, Topline Findings and Insights.

Join us as we talk The Road to Outdoor with:

Primedia Outdoor
Outdoor Network
Kuper Research

Free entry, drinks and snacks.

Date: 5 October 2016; 16h30 for 17h00.

Importance Of Early Childhood Education

Early childhood generally encompasses the first eight years in the life of an individual. The education given during these years of a child’s life plays a very important role and helps in proper development of children. Early childhood education can be fundamentally termed as “Learning through play”. Recent research have shown that early eight years in any children life are crucial time because during this phase their brain develops and much of its ‘wiring’ is laid down. The education experiences and relationships a child has along with nutrition can actually affect child mental growth enormously. While good early childhood education helps the brain to develop in healthy ways, improper education or study without play on other hand may affect brain development in different manner. So the experiences and the learning of a child in early years can support them in their entire life.

Recent studies of early childhood education have even shown some remarkable success. It resulting effects on child motivation and learning power last for a long time. Today where education has become very important role to play in a society, it is not right to postpone investing in children education until they become adults, nor wait till they reach school age. In fact early childhood is a vital phase of life in terms of a child’s intellectual, emotional and social development. Besides this, the most important point to know is that the growth of mental abilities is at an astounding rate and high proportion of learning takes place during this period.

It is very important for every parent to understand that a child spends first eight years in realization of his or her own identity. These are very crucial years when children gain a sense of self and learn to associate themselves with the people around them. They develop an understanding and behavior to a certain extent. For this reason it is suggested that early childhood education during these years should be more focused on teaching children about the world around them through play and establish the links. Moreover, many child development experts also agree that play is very important in the learning and emotional development of children. A play can be multi-facet and often helps in educating different skills in children. In addition to this, education through play also helps them learn social skills, and develop values and ethics.

Certainly, today it won’t be wrong to say that early childhood education is the key element that helps in building a god foundation for child’s educational success. Every child learns habit and form patterns that are not easily changed in later years. If parents and educators can develop productive early education patterns for the children in their charge, those children will be on their way to achieving great educational success. The lack of parental interaction during early childhood can negatively impact a child’s development. Ultimately it is the equal responsibility of the parents and tutors to assure the children have a good early childhood education that can further help them develop their personalities.

Let Us Reference Leaders Methods To Education Children

Becoming a father is one glad thing, but it is a responsibility too! In the political arena, they are all-powerful, but they have kids at home, be responsible for bring up and education children. Here we come to know leaders methods to education children, what they bring to the public revelation:

Tony Blair: protect the child’s privacy

Media pay so much attention to Blair’s family members. This may be one factor of Blair’s concerning of children’s secret.

To make his own four children grow up in a normal environment, Tony Blair has employed every means as a father.
When Blair’s little son Leo was not born yet in 2000, so many media had a fierce competition about who had taken the first exclusive baby photos. some almost state a price of several million dollars. But Blair refuse it immediately, he just do not make family be involved into society.
At last, he hired an photographer and get a photograph of the whole family, then made it public.

Thai Prime Minister Thaksin: Let him take tough environment

Thaksin is the forth generation of ethnic Chinese, his family made business and earned much money. But he is strict about children’s education.

After his daughter finished the college entrance examination, Thaksin let his daughter work in a McDonald’s restaurant in Bangkok. During that period, he went to the restaurant and inspect how is her job going. His daughter captured the media’s attention during that time.

I let her to know more about life in this way, Thaksin mentioned. Money is not the key, and we want her to get some experience.

He also hope his daughter can make a example for all youngest, can be adapt to society and be responsible.

Vladimir Putin: be expert indecentralization
be expert indecentralization. Putin never imposed his own ideas on them, never ask them do something when children is weary of something, just allowed free development of personality.

Both his daughters feel lucky to have such a father.

Putin’s wife, Lyudmila had said, Putin is never opposed to her educating way. He usually give the generally suggestion, particulars was decided by Lyudmila.

Certainly, under Putin and his wife skillfully running ,his two daughters is doing very good at study, manage three languages.

Our Children Deserve Better Than Death By Innoculation

Children deserve better than brain damage and death by inoculation

It seems high time to stop blaming the school for every child who does not keep up with his peers because of difficulty learning. There have always been differences between children, but the frequency of children with learning problems is increasing, and the schools have not been able to meet the need for specialized individual education plans. It is likely that every teacher, parent and school administrator in San Francisco would be grateful to anyone who makes an effort to manage the challenges presented by these children.

Research clearly indicates that a learning disability is a deficiency in neural development that impedes learning. Children cannot learn if the brain and central nervous system do not have the neural connections necessary for learning. Learning is hampered when environmental trauma like poor nutrition, toxins, poor parenting, lack of exercise, obesity and lack of sleep interfere with the development and function of the learning mechanisms of the brain. And that does not include the mercury (Thimerosal) in the mandatory inoculations that are required before the child can enter school.

Mercury is the most toxic substance known to man. Research has established that the mercury used to stabilize vaccines causes brain damage that manifests as autism and learning disabilities in school children. And, now, matters are made worse because of a mandatory vaccine for cervical cancer which is forced on young girls. The researcher who formulated the vaccine has openly stated in the press that the vaccine does not work. Gardasil, manufactured by Merck, is recognized by the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to trigger severe reactions, namely hospitalization, permanent disability, life-threatening illness or death. It has been verified that one girl in the UK died within hours of receiving a vaccination, and the autopsy confirmed that the death was directly related to the vaccine. On the other hand, multiple numbers of children have become seriously ill after the H1N1 (swine flu) vaccine. And only in America, when a parent objects to giving their children these death sentences, they are hauled into court for not being a good parent and forced to burn out their child’s brain with these poisons. Our parents and their children deserve better.

While printed media in the US does not give much attention to these circumstances, anyone with a computer gets a daily dose of these facts. Parents are the only people who can protect their children, and they need support. Wouldn’t it be great if the parents in the US who don’t want their child to receive these dangerous vaccines were supported by the teachers who toil with the consequences in the classroom? The NEA has not yet commented upon educators concerns regarding the increasing incidence of brain damage resulting in autism and learning disabilities. Is there a role for educators to play in protecting the children with whom they work?

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Tips In Piano Teaching: An Innovative Approach To Early Childhood Music Education

Are you a music teacher who handles classes with younger batches of students? Do you want more tips in piano teaching especially the ones that are effective and useful in teaching children? Well, you’ve just landed on the right page. As this aims to reach out to music teachers of early childhood music education, this can surely be a good and a practical music teaching resource appropriate to specific learners of today’s generation.

Teaching music seems to be a very rewarding experience; thus, teaching music as well as how to play piano or any musical instruments can be such a challenging task especially if you deal with younger batches of students – toddlers and kids. It is expected that these children might lose focus and determination in whatever they do; they can easily be destructed by many environmental or physiological factors. However, as music educators, we have to get that edge in motivating and encouraging them to stay focused and possess enthusiasm that they need in learning music.

As early as a year or two, music teachers like us, together with the students’ parents, guardians, caregivers and nannies, can extend and lend a helping hand to help the children learn, appreciate and love music in their own little ways. Even in a very early age, children can process, accomplish and generate these three activities: the restoration of the natural human ability – speaking the language of music; the restoration of the natural human disposition to participate in music; and, the evolution of human full capacity to use music for personal expression, development and transformation.

With all these gifts, talents and innate skills that our young can acquire, they can simultaneously learn to integrate and express the music of their culture and tradition, highlighting and empowering the distance between the powers of development and the great wonders of music. Stimulated by their music teachers, parents and guardians, these children will be able to develop their birthright: the basic music competence. Motivated and guided by skilled, dedicated and passionate early childhood music educators, experts and enthusiasts, the musically active child can be at the heart of this renaissance in music education.

Music is indeed a gift and an ear for music is a blessing, a talent that has to be nurtured and shared. Many music and piano teachers nowadays do regard music teaching both as their passion and profession. As they devote much of their time on it and in enhancing their skills on teaching music to children aged two to seven, they need different approaches as well as innovative and interactive tips in piano teaching to make these things both achievable and effective.

Furthermore, as we make effort in meeting the needs of our younger batches of students in teaching piano and music, we also have to always remember that they are still children that have to enjoy their childhood – engaging in many recreational activities that can bring out the best and the kiddiest in them. So, let us enjoy each teaching and learning moment with our students and take each experience to the next level. Happy teaching!

How To Help Your Child With His College Homework?

How To Help Your Child With His College Homework? – By: Shailesh Smith

With a lot of children, day one in any educational institution, whether it is a school or a college, just does not mean new teachers and friends – it can be a period where anxiety related to homework, assignments and tests is just about round the corner. Therefore, any guidance by the parents in such a scenario will not only help a child start the year on the right footing, but can also go a long way in minimizing his stress level.

According to Richard E. Bavaria, Ph.D., vice president of education for Sylvan Learning Centre, ‘Early in the year, parents can take an initiative and ease the back-to-school anxiety by making a smooth transition from summer to school by starting a routine that goes down well with their child.’ They can be the all-calming influence for any child and help him overcome any first day jitters. However, this initiative could be initiated early wherein parents could start paying close attention to their children right in their transition years i.e. kindergarten, first grade or the start of either middle or high school. After all, the first days of transition years is a period which is particularly difficult and comes with a high degree of challenges and expectations.

A number of educational institutions and portals come out with innovative ideas that would enable children to prepare for school and at the same time minimize academic stress. In such a scenario, it is worth mentioning some of those tips and back-to-school suggestions which would really enable students to prepare for the transition years. Some of them are:

Establish a routine once again
Come back from those lazy summer days to school days by re-establishing your homework, bedtime, mealtime and reading routines.

Set educational goals
Inculcate a habit in your child to strive for an ‘A’ in everything. Get him to strive for handing over homework on time. Also enable him to set goals in advance as setting a routine for the New Year can help your child achieve the very same goals in the beginning of the year.

Place and routine for homework
Help your child discover a regular, quiet place and a specific time to do his homework. The area should also be free from distractions and have study tools that are always at your child’s disposal.

With a lot of children, day one in any educational institution, whether it is a school or a college, just does not mean new teachers and friends – it can be a period where anxiety related to homework, assignments and tests is just about round the corner. Therefore, any guidance by the parents in such a scenario will not only help a child start the year on the right footing, but can also go a long way in minimizing his stress level.

EduWizards is one of the leading online tutoring portals that provide expert help on College Assignments, College Homework Help and suggestions that can put your child’s future in good stead.