What Do Teachers Really Make?

I began life as a teacher and, at a function a few weeks back hosted by a friend, a guest – one of those “new money” types – asked me, “What do teachers make?” I was about to launch into a tirade about equating money with inspiring the next generation of innovators and leaders, people…

A Tribute to Teachers who Train Teachers

I work in an institution that trains some of South Africa’s very best teachers. In fact, in a recent survey, 88% of those interviewed revealed that the institution continues to be considered the independent higher education benchmark in the teacher training space*. Looking deeper into the data, though, it would seem that three key reasons…

Educators Should Practise what they Teach

Johannesburg,2018: Friday, 5 October 2018 marks the annual United Nations’ (UN) World Teachers’ Day to celebrate one of the world’s most critical professions, teaching. Ahead of this important occasion, Dr Naresh Veeran, Chief Commercial Officer at Embury Institute for Higher Education suggests that teachers need to be learners too. UNESCO’s theme for the 2018 commemoration…

Michael Mthethwa’s interview with Voice of the Cape

Michael Mthethwa, Embury’s HOP: Advance Diploma in Physical Education & School Sports, gets interviewed by Voice of the Cape’s Ayesha Laatoe. They discuss the importance of physical education in schools and how it impacts the lives of students. Michael measures the need for physical education for students according to international standards. He also talks about…

The Embury Way

“I recently read the fascinating story of how Google evolved into the search engine it is today. From all accounts, it began as an exercise by two students at Stanford University, Sergey Brin and Larry Page, who were intent on creating software that combed through billions of documents and websites on the internet. Their big…

Embury at Forefront of Tech-Revolution in Education

A partnership spanning 18 years between three individuals dedicated to an institution that produced the very best teachers, culminated recently in the launch of Embury Institute for Higher Education’s new Musgrave Campus. One of three new state-of-the-art facilities, the campus – the former synagogue on the old Essenwood Road whose façade still stands – is…