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Celebrating International Workers' Day: Optimi's commitment to honouring and empowering our employees
Since the landmark South African democratic elections of 1994, Workers' Day has been officially recognised and observed, carrying dual significance. It serves as both a commemoration of the hard-won rights of workers and a reminder of the invaluable role played by trade unions, the Communist Party, and other labour organisations in the struggle for equality. 26 Apr 2024 Read more

The right to quality education is yours to claim
Human Rights Day marks 64 years since the Sharpeville massacre and the day has become synonymous among South Africans as one to commemorate and reflect on the sacrifices made for the attainment of democracy. 22 Mar 2024 Read more

Stem all around
Stem is an acronym for science, technology, engineering, and math. These four fields share an emphasis on innovation, problem-solving, and critical thinking, and together they make up an exciting fast-growing industry. 27 Nov 2023 Read more

South Africa celebrates Heritage Day and Literature Month: A fusion of culture and creativity
South Africa, known for its rich tapestry of cultures, is gearing up to celebrate a unique convergence of its heritage and literary traditions. As the nation eagerly anticipates Heritage Day on 24 September and the entire month as Literature Month, a remarkable fusion of culture and creativity promises to captivate the hearts and minds of its citizens. 26 Sep 2023 Read more

Reading made fun with The SQ3R or The High Five Strategy
Optimi Group, a leading educational organisation, is excited to announce the launch of a new Mandela Day initiative aimed at motivating children to read. The program will provide free virtual lessons to aid Grade 4 children in improving their reading comprehension and ultimately enhance their reading scores. In the spirit of Mandela Day, the lessons will total 67 minutes. 19 Jul 2023 Read more

Optimi Workplace welcomes new managing director, Aunyana Moloisane
South Africa's leading provider of workforce and community education and training?for the public and private?sector, Optimi Workplace, is pleased to announce that Aunyana Moloisane will take over from Jackie Carroll as managing director from February 2023. 3 Mar 2023 Read more

Pick your learning pace with Impaq
At Impaq we know that no two learners are the same. That's why we provide learners with two distinct options when it comes to completing Grades R-12 at home. Learners who enjoy a flexible learning schedule* can register with Impaq Homeschooling, while learners who prefer a more structured approach with guidance from qualified teachers can join the Impaq Online School. 9 Sep 2022 Read more

Back to basics with diagnostics
The long-term solution to the Department of Basic Education's urgent need to bridge the gap in education post-Covid, comes down to one fundamental theory: diagnostics. 28 Jun 2022 Read more

It's time to change the way we see education
Youth Day is a time in South Africa when we typically commemorate how far we have come in terms of education in our country. 17 Jun 2022 Read more

Classroom reboot with robotics
Education in South Africa is set for new heights with its robotics and coding offering, focusing primarily on improving the awareness of STEM skills, namely science, technology, engineering, and mathematics among primary and secondary school learners. 20 Apr 2022 Read more

How the business of education can change SA for the better
Finding solutions to unemployment, poverty and inequality has become the biggest challenge facing our country in a generation. 15 Mar 2022 Read more

How to fund your education in a tough economy
With this year's National Budget Speech, education, once again, received the majority share of our government's annual spending. 14 Mar 2022 Read more

Optimi College expands offering by acquiring IT Academy
Leading South African education solutions provider, Optimi College, has acquired Cape Town based e-learning provider IT Academy, allowing it to significantly expand on the IT courseware it offers its learners. 22 Jul 2021 Read more

Meet Optimi Classroom's new MD: Aunyana Moloisane
South Africa's leading classroom teaching and learning solutions provider, Optimi Classroom, is proud to announce that Aunyana Moloisane is its new managing director as of 1 July 2021. 2 Jul 2021 Read more

#YouthMonth2021: A reminder of how far education still has to go
Forty-five years after Hector Pieterson lost his life during the Soweto Uprisings, much has changed for the youth in South Africa. 22 Jun 2021 Read more

Optimi Group appoints Rajan Padayachy as its new CFO
Accessible learning solutions provider, Optimi Group, has appointed Rajan Padayachy as its new Chief Financial Officer, with effect from 1 June 2021. 31 May 2021 Read more

More than just Zoom: How to unlock e-learning for varsities
Over the last 12 months, South African schools have had to dramatically change their approach to teaching, with e-learning becoming an integral part of their daily lives. 19 May 2021 Read more

Online qualification helps adult learners thrive in workplace training
Adult learners receiving occupational training at work often aren't properly equipped with the learning fundamentals they need to succeed. Communication in English and mathematical literacy are regular sticking points, and those who aren't sufficiently skilled in these areas are less likely to complete their workplace qualifications and further their careers. 20 Apr 2021 Read more

The right to education: An insider's perspective over the past 25 years
The last year has made the rights enshrined in South Africa's Bill of Rights more relevant than ever before. Prior to Covid-19, many of us simply took the right to freedom of movement for granted, as well as the right to freedom of trade, to healthcare and to education. Although these rights are experienced to greater and lesser degrees by South Africa's citizens, we never imagined that a pandemic would force their realisation to be temporarily suspended for all. 31 Mar 2021 Read more

E-learning is here to stay: Here's how to get the most out of it
If ever a single event was to highlight why schools should incorporate e-learning into their learning methodologies, it was Covid-19. Never before have so many contact-teaching schools been forced to introduce digital learning solutions so quickly and so comprehensively. A year later, with the pandemic still very much a part of our lives, it's clear that schools will continue to rely on e-learning - in full or in part - for some time to come. 11 Mar 2021 Read more

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