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Earth, Fire, Air, Water, Change: The Five Fundamental Elements of Effective Thinking

“The root of success in everything, from academics to business to leadership to personal relationships and everything else is thinking,” writes Edward B. Burger and Michael Starbird in their punchy book, The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking (2012). “Whether it’s thinking disguised as intuition or as good values or as decision making or problem-solving or creativity, it’s all thinking.” Equipping young people with the

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The Year and Beyond

Once again the debate begins, was this a good year? Was 2017 the year when the world finally got better? Or are the events that occurred its defining factors? 2017, the time when a series of terrorist attacks were unleashed on different parts of the world. When the children of Yemen and Somalia died of starvation. The year of displacements and ethnic cleansing. The

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[Big History] The Planetarium and Digital Dome

This year, thanks to the support of the US Embassy, PASCAP Trust ran four 10-week Big History classes at our after school centres in Khayelitsha, Tafelsig, Mitchells Plain and Hout Bay. To complement the course’s big ideas and support related local organisations, our young Big Historians went on three science-themed excursions around the Cape, the first of which was to the Mother City’s brand new digital dome…

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[PRESS RELEASE] DRAW FOR LIFE 2017

After the successful delivery of the Draw for Life programme in 2016, 8 new learners from Aloe High School, Matthew Goniwe High School, and Hout Bay High School were chosen to participate in the second round of the course in 2017. Draw for Life is an innovative initiative developed by Animation SA and is proudly supported by Triggerfish Studios and The Animation School in

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