Game-Changing Leaders


Youth will shape the South Africa of tomorrow – let’s get behind them today

Every January we as South Africans focus our full attention on the successes, and failures, of the education system as marked by the Matric results. We celebrate the individual shining examples of extraordinarily bright students, of inspiring principals that produce amazing results against all the odds, and take a step back to assess how we […]

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Posted on 17 February 2017

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Create Change: Step Up for Young People

South Africa has a resource with the potential to transform our economic and social reality. Unfortunately, we are missing this opportunity: It should go without saying that investment in children and young people is the source of future human capital. They should be at the forefront of strategies for economic growth and development in SA. […]

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Posted on 3 February 2017

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“Nothing for young people without young people”

Recently, South Africans were invited to comment on the draft South African National Youth Policy 2014-2019, as published in Government Gazette Notice 15 of 2015.  The nation, young people in particular, was requested “to give their opinion, suggestions and to rewrite sections of the draft policy or even the entire draft policy whether individually or as […]

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Posted on 2 February 2015

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Scholarships for NGO leaders

TSiBA Education, in association with Deutsche Bank, is offering an innovative nine-month long modular programme for leaders of non-profit companies, who are exploring sustainability outside of donor funding. The programme takes a fresh look at the critical issues of income generation and non-donor reliance and focuses in particular on up-skilling and supporting leaders as they help […]

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Posted on 22 January 2015

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Ideas from South Africa’s youth for addressing key social challenges … where to now?

Recently, the DG Murray Trust (DGMT) put out a call for ideas from young South Africans for addressing the country’s key social challenges. In part, this tactic was influenced by our belief that if we are to develop South Africa’s youth as leaders for public innovation – a process of continuing improvement of programmes, policies, […]

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Posted on 3 December 2014

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Youth driving social change: examples of how information and technology can be their tools

Increasingly, the value of using technology to facilitate access to information and for building the capacity of people to critically review information available to them, is being demonstrated.  Indeed, work being done in South Africa provides useful insight into the kind of information that it is believed citizens might find useful. The Parliamentary Monitoring Group […]

Posted on 5 September 2014

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DGMT calls for bold ideas from South Africa’s youth for addressing key social challenges

CALL FOR IDEAS – DGMT Leadership for a Winning Nation Programme Twenty years into our democracy, how has South African history begun to define the youth of the 1970s and 1980s? Increasingly, their role in South Africa’s struggle for freedom and subsequent liberation is being revered and today, we marvel at their successes in mobilising, defending […]

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Posted on 5 August 2014

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Update on Activate!

In January 2012 an ambitious new programme – Activate! Leadership for Public Innovation – was launched with the aim of building a network of young leaders from across the poles of South Africa that could collectively tackle South Africa’s biggest challenges. Last year 182 Activators completed the intensive residential component of the programme and are […]

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Posted on 23 April 2013

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Experiencing Activate!

I dream that Mount Frere will produce the top performing matriculants in the country and all its schools will achieve a 100% matric pass rate. Those of you who know Mount Frere know just how big my dream is, but for those of you who don’t here are the facts: lowest matric pass rate (47.2%) […]

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Posted on 22 March 2013

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Activate! Project and Ideas Catalogue

2012 is the first year of the Activate!, public innovation and leadership incubator. Working with young South Africans it aims to build a critical mass of think-out-of-the-box trendsetters who have the skills, sense of self, and spark to reshape South African society and meet its toughest challenges.   This year the Activators embarked on a […]

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Posted on 14 December 2012

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