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Being a mom, a wife and a diligent leader

Reflections from Nova Pioneer’s Chief Commercial Officer

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Reflections on being a woman and a leader

I identify first and foremost as a woman. This means that in every aspect of my life, it is important to me that my womanliness is ever-present and authentic. On its own, this principle should not be a challenge to uphold. However, in a world in which the acceptable view

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How Are We Living Out The Culture Principle of Servant Leadership?

Traditionally, educational institutions such as schools are expected to provide learning and teaching platforms where students can receive their education. While this is a core business of every school, it is fundamentally significant for schools, both public and private, to be active citizens of their communities and role players in

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Enforce Discipline in a Way That Shows Care

Over the years, we have seen discipline evolve as the needs and development of children have changed generationally. At Nova Pioneer, we believe there is a connection between discipline and character. However, as a parent you may be asking yourself how you can enforce discipline in a way that shows

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5 Ways to celebrate World Milk Day

World Milk Day was established on the 1 st of June in 2001 by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations. This day aims to recognize the importance of milk as a global food, and to celebrate the dairy sector. Given that milk is rich with calcium, a

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Keep Going, Don’t Stop Running

“So that morning in 1962 I told myself: Let everyone else call your idea crazy… just keep going. Don’t stop running. Don’t even think about stopping until you get there, and don’t give much thought to where “there” is. Whatever comes, just don’t stop” – Phil Knight, Shoe Dog. Over

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Healthy Lunchbox ideas for school

A healthy, balanced lunch box gives children ‘bounce’ for the playground and brainpower for the classroom. Healthy lunches and snacks are important for children, so it’s worth putting in a little thought about what you send them off to school with. A healthy lunchbox will: Give them sustained energy to

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Our 3Cs Prepared Students to Thrive Through COVID

Challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, including the closures of schools in most countries, pushed the education sector to start thinking differently about how to deliver education. There was a fear that not many were not prepared to survive and thrive through COVID.   A real opportunity for change

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Hope For the Future and Evolution of Education

The year 2020 came with many unprecedented challenges. At Nova Pioneer, we like to see challenges as opportunities. I believe that to truly learn, one must be taken out of their comfort zone. The pandemic certainly catapulted us all into that space, and beyond. I sincerely believe that there are

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A Novaneer Perspective on School, Teachers, and Students

I’ve been mentally journalling these thoughts for months since I started at Nova Pioneer on the 5th of September 2019. Coming here with a vast IT background, I have to admit that having worked as an IT Technician at a prestigious school in Parktown, I strongly believed I had an

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