Fun new democracy education series The Right To Win on SABC2

The Right To Win starting on SABC2 on Saturday 7th May from 12h30 to 13h00 is a new approach to civic and voter education in an entertaining game-show format.

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Gideon Lovinga plays Open Varsity’s ‘Chippy’

Gideon Lovinga plays the character of Chippy in Open Varsity, a television show that brings university lessons into the comfort of homes.

In addressing the non-academic challenges that most 1st and 2nd year students face, Open Varsity created the character Chippy especially for aspiring students intending to register with institutions of higher learning who will learn from Chippy who is forever struggling to balance his studies and adjust to university life.  Chippy finds solutions or helpful pieces of advice for students.

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Mother of all Professions - Episode Synopsis

Mother of all Professions, SABC2 11am: Episode 1 – 22 February 2011 - Dorah Mbokazi (Teaching Life Skills through Dance)
Sis’ Dora is a community dance worker and founder of Dorah’s Dancers, a group she established in 1994 in Soweto Meadowlands zone 10.  Equipped with little more than passion for movement education, she embraced her inner self and began this group because she wanted to keep young kids off the streets.  Through the years, Dorah has produced professional dancers and a few music artists.  She works hand in hand with other experienced and well known people in the dusty streets of Ndofaya.

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Jabi Matsoso on Rivoningo

Presenter Jabi Matsoso shares an update on SABC Education’s Rivoningo broadcast Mondays to Fridays at 10h30 on SABC2.

Rivoningo is a must for children aged four to nine but adults will have just as much fun watching!  While sharing literacy and numeracy knowledge we also share fun activities.   Our science experiments and life skills lessons are child friendly and our green kids campaign encourages being friendly to the environment.  We have recently started a wonderful SABC Education initiative ‘I am a Reader’ that I’m personally excited about because I love reading.  ‘I am a reader’ is a readers club that encourages kids to read more, we share books, ideas and reading tips.”

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Matrics Uploaded, a daily source of information for the Class of 2011

Matrics Uploaded is an SABC Education multimedia matric support intervention that seeks to provide support to learning areas of the grade 12 curriculum by integrating core curriculum content with an interactive game-show. The studio contestants and participating viewers stand a chance to win cool prizes.  The show, supported by print materials, DVDs, web and mobile learning resources, helps learners to work through all their subjects with ease, at their own pace.  Come and upload with us on our new time slot:  Mondays to Fridays from 15h00 to 16h00 on SABC 1 with repeats on SABC 2 from 05h00 to 06h00.

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Hopeville Wins at the 5th South African Film and Television Awards


Karel Flint and Themba Ndaba were announced winners at the 5th South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs) for their contribution to the film Hopeville.

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