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…

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…

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…