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WATCH: Our 25th anniversary and Educator Farewell event

Please sit back, relax and enjoy this recording of our very special 25th anniversary and maritime educator event. 2020 has been an extraordinary year.  Whilst the pandemic presented many challenges and brought much heartbreak as some of our students lost love ones, there were also moments to celebrate as the STS Lawhill Maritime Centre marked two […]

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SA’s FIRST Nautical Science online textbook for Gr10-12s now available

High school-based Nautical Science education has been given a major boost thanks to the South African International Maritime Institute (SAIMI) which has funded the development of a new online Nautical Science ‘textbook’ on the Maritime Studies South Africa website, www.maritimesa.org The Grade 10-12 Nautical Science learning material has been developed with the needs of the […]

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NEW: Gr12 Maritime Economics Video Series

NEW GR 12 MARITIME ECONOMICS VIDEOS TO BOOST FINAL EXAM PREPARATIONS A new series of Grade 12 Maritime Economics videos has been launched to assist the more than 600 matriculants across South Africa who, despite significant disruptions to their education by the COVID-19 pandemic and other challenges, will sit down to write their final NSC/IEB […]

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Wanted: Images for new Maritime Economics video series

Mr Brian Ingpen is currently producing a series of Maritime Economics videos  which will be used to supplement the existing textbook content on www.maritimesa.org. The videos for Grade 12 have already been produced as a matter of urgency in order to support this years Grade 12s in preparing for their final exams.   The full set […]

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CORONA VIRUS IMPACT ON OUR PROGRAMME – UPDATES

July 2, 2020 The lockdown and Covid-19 pandemic has taught us many lessons – academic and otherwise.  We asked our students to reflect on their best and worst lockdown experiences and their thoughts and experiences are captured in this special edition Term 2 newsletter – it’s a must read… (kindly click on the link below) […]

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Learning Under Lockdown – Highly Commended

These 10 stories were among the judges favourites in our Learning Under Lockdown competition.  Here they are, in no particular order, each one as special as the other …. Zola Sampson, Grade 10 (Applying the lessons from my journey around Africa) Sibobo Nyathi, Grade 11 (Shifting the focus from academics to self) Undiphile Mpafa, Grade […]

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Lockdown Newsletter Competition – The Rationale, the Results

Schools across South Africa closed early in March 2020, following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and all Lawhill boarders returned home to their families across South Africa and Namibia.   In May 2020, we asked our maritime students to share their best and worst lockdown experiences, as well as the lessons they’d learnt during lockdown and what they were most grateful […]

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Lawhill Newsletter – Jan-March 2020

Dear Lawhill supporter/funder/bursary sponsor The early closure of schools across South Africa in March 2020 brought Term 1 to a sudden close – and what a term it was! Please do take a moment to read our latest newsletter – may the achievements and broad smiles of our students lift your spirits in these challenging […]

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