Johan Human, Embury CEO, on Pretoria FM

Johan Human, Embury CEO, was interviewed by Elsje van Jaarsveld on Pretoria FM. Johan introduces Embury and talks about the new campuses in Durban and Pretoria. Johan stresses the importance of professional development to remain competitive in the industry and to ensure that teachers deliver teachers deliver on best practice techniques. Johan discusses how technology…

Teaching your child independence from an early age

Grade R, a critical year to establish the fundamentals of a child’s capacity to become a life-long learner, is essentially a bridging year from pre-school, where children are still considered the ‘little ones’, to formal schooling. It is around this time when a child begins to develop a sense of independence and thus starts taking…

Smile FM Interview

Fiona Oldacre was interviewed on SmileFM by Benito Vergotine about the importance of Grade R. Fiona addressed the importance of skills being developed during the Grade R phase. Fiona spoke about the skills and values being gained and developing the idea that learning is important. Fiona remarked on the the importance of the Grade R’s…

Importance of real-world play for 21st century six-year-olds

Fiona Oldacre, HOD for Early Childhood Development and Foundation Phase at Embury Institute for Higher Education, says that when it comes to preparing children for 21st century living, it is important to remember that there should be an emphasis on the development of fundamental skills rather than on simply remembering content. This is particularly relevant…

Smile FM Interview

Liezel Smit from Smile FM talks about Embury and encourages students to consider a career in teaching. She cites statistical data which shows that there is still a very high demand for teachers in South Africa. Dr. Naresh Veeran, Chief Commercial Officer for Embury, reiterates the opportunities which exist for students becoming teachers and that…

Technology will disrupt traditional education system

The current education system is ripe for disruption. Historically, institutions have positioned themselves as knowledge leaders and the primary place to receive expertise to prepare students for the workplace. However, in the age of free online courses from the world’s top universities and part-time study sites, such as edX and Coursera, that information is becoming…

Interview with Johan Human, CEO

Johan Human, CEO of Embury Institute of Higher Education, got interviewed by Liese Prinsloo on GrootFm 90.5. Johan talks about Embury and what makes Embury unique. Johan talks about the two new campuses in Gauteng and the bursaries Embury has to offer. Click here to listen to the interview.

R3.5 million in bursaries offered for teacher education

Embury Institute for Higher Education is expected to provide R3.5 million in bursaries for teacher education in 2018. The Embury Institute for Higher Education (Embury), owned by Stadio Holdings, the higher education business of Curro Holdings, has announced that applications for its upcoming 2018 bursaries, worth a remarkable R3.5 million, are now open. The announcement…

Stadio’s Embury offers R3.5m in teacher bursaries

Available to learners whose parents or guardians earn combined monthly income of less than R20 000. The Embury Institute for Higher Education, owned by Stadio Holdings, the higher education business of Curro, will provide bursaries worth R3.5 million for teacher education for 2018. Embury is a registered and accredited private institute, preparing high-performance teachers to…