Winter Workshops – A Green Experience

On 3, 4 & 5 July CBN held a workshop with Enlighten Education Trust at their premises in Hermanus. We had a high attendance level with around 22 on the first day, 26 on the second day – and about forty on the third day! Recruits kept coming through from the wonderful Alex Bury Library […]

Quick off the mark

New team, new energy, new Junior Town Council. The 2017 Overstrand Junior Council which was inaugurated towards the end of last year, has got off to a flying start and is already operating as a completely integrated team. This project, managed by the Enlighten Education Trust, is one of which the Overstrand Municipality is justifiably […]

Enlighten hosts visiting youth orchestra

Hermanus hosted a very special event on Saturday 29 October when the well-travelled youth orchestra from The Hall Boys Preparatory School, London, gave a concert in our Municipal Auditorium. Even more exciting is the fact that Enlighten Education Trust’s own Youth Orchestra joined them in its debut public appearance. The concert was a huge success, with members of the audience […]

Enlighten-supported students win in local competition

Earlier this year several Grade 10 – 12 learners who receive art classes from Enlighten Education Trust participated in the Sumaridge art competition, which took place during the FynArts Festival. Three of the learners, who attend art classes run by Enlighten’s art facilitator at Qhayiya Secondary School, won prizes. The winner and runner-up each received a voucher from […]

The “ten golden minutes” of reading at home

A highly successful parent workshop was held at Enlighten Trust on Saturday morning the 27th of August. The theme was: “Reading at home: ideas for parents and caregivers”. Linda Rutter and two assistants from Shine’s head office in Cape Town came to run this workshop. It was mainly presented in isiXhosa, therefore the parents didn’t […]

Revving up a storm

There was high tension in the air at Enlighten’s computer lab on the afternoon of Wednesday 24 August. ‘Mind Storms’ members of the Robotics Club were out to prove their mettle. Parents and younger siblings came in their numbers to cheer the contestants along and every complicated move successfully completed was met with enthusiastic applause […]

Making Holidays Count

July 2016 At this time of year, matric students suddenly seem to wake up to the fact that their final exams are around the corner, and panic sets in. Maths seems to be the major bugbear for most. For the past couple of years, the Enlighten Education Trust has run a week-long winter school during […]

Enlighten dazzles FynArts

The Enlighten Education Trust is proud of its two projects, which were featured for the first time at this year’s FynArts Festival and congratulates all the participants who put their hearts and souls into the performance. The enthusiastic applause of the audience was ample proof of its appreciation. Although it was the first time Enlighten’s […]