In this episode, Jabu provides a summary of a Mental Health Awareness session he attended featuring Fulham FC defender Calvin Bassey, the tools that Jabu has used to overcome his own mental challenges this year, the importance of viewing things in proportion, and his message of encouragement to students going
In this episode, Jabu is joined by junior school students from Nova Pioneer Boksburg to celebrate World Teacher’s Day and reflect on the impact of teacher’s in their personal and academic growth and development. To listen in – click here Want to become a Novaneer? Apply to Nova Pioneer now
In this episode, Jabu is joined by Marjorie Meyers, Dean of Students at Nova Pioneer Ormonde, to discuss her experience in Kenya during Nova Pioneer’s annual South Africa-Kenya Exchange Programme, her philosophy for creating a thriving school environment and how her motherly traits overlap with her role as Dean
In celebration of Women’s Day, in this episode we release an exclusive Opening Speaker talk from the Nova Pioneer Alumni Summit 2023 with Managing Director at Spotify Sub-Saharan Africa, Jocelyne-Muhutu-Remy, moderated by Jabu Mtwa. To listen in – click here Want to become a Novaneer? Apply to Nova Pioneer
In this episode, Nova Pioneer’s Director of Schools, Dr. London Moore, joins Jabu on the podcast to briefly reflect on the success of the 2023 Nova Pioneer Alumni Summit, share a behind-the-scenes perspective of organising and coordinating this major virtual summit, the process of sourcing leading changemakers and leaders
In this episode, legendary South African actor and Nova Pioneer parent, Vuyo Dabula, joins Jabu for a conversation during the IGNYT Innovation & Leadership event at Nova Pioneer Midrand. In a wide-ranging interview, Vuyo shares why he chose Nova Pioneer for his son’s education and his thoughts on the
In this special Mandela Day episode, Wits University student leader and Chairperson of Young Builders Movement, Nikitha Mxinwa, delivers an address to the youth across South Africa about the modern relevance of Mandela Day while interrogating the country’s grave economic challenges and the crisis facing students obtaining an education.
In this episode, Nova Pioneer Kenya alumni, John and Sankara, join Jabu to discuss the highly-anticipated Nova Pioneer Alumni Summit on Saturday 22 July. The trio reflect on the first alumni summit called The First Reunion, the importance of Novaneer alumni gathering and exchanging ideas and what they are
On 7 July 2014, Nova Pioneer held its first Leadership Winter Programme. In the nine years since, Nova Pioneer has launched sixteen campuses across South Africa and Kenya, impacted 900+ alumni and is currently educating 6 000+ students. This is a momentous milestone for Nova Pioneer as it continues to
16 June 1976. South Africa commemorates this day for the powerful student uprising against apartheid education policies. In this episode, Jabu is joined by Nova Pioneer Ormonde Secondary students Kmi Canham (Grade 12), Matlotlo Mosala (Grade 11), Kea Mayeza (Grade 11) to reflect on the the legacy of Youth Day,
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