Daily Archives: 19th Jun 2013


I recently left the comfort of the realm of the ’employee’ and became an employer. One of the most powerful and insightful things I have done is write a soul baring blog which I posted on the company blog. We have a very large social media foot print which means […]

Blog: Just do it!



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For millions around the globe, the idea of a tertiary education is little more than a pipedream. But hopefully not for long. University of the People is the world’s first non-profit, tuition-free, degree-granting online university, dedicated to opening the gates of higher education to all qualified individuals – regardless of […]

The Democratization of Higher Education



by Ivan Israelstam  A recent article in The Star reported that the SA Bureau of Standards (SABS) dismissed a man named Mr Pretorius. He had been the section head of the SABS’ crash test and component testing section. Pretorius was reportedly dismissed for illegally selling crash test bodies after allegedly giving a […]

Double jeopardy is not on!