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International education introduced at MDA

News: 23 January 2019 By NoordNuus reporter

Mokopane Destiny Academy (MDA) will be one of only four schools in South-Africa to offer the internationally acclaimed International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum. It is also one of only two of these schools to offer this curriculum at pre-primary and primary level.​

Exit routes: What's the best route for your child?

News: 04 January 2019 By NoordNuus reporter

The debate between public and private education is heating up as this year's matric results are released. We take a look at the four main final exit routes recognised by local universities to assist you in choosing the best curriculum for your child. The main routes are: the National Senior Certificate (NSC), matric through the Independent Examinations Board (IEB), Cambridge International AS level and the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme.

Conservation starts at school level

News: 02 December 2018 By Press Release

Insimbi Legacy Project is a non-profit educational initiative aimed at educating children about conservation. Elco Steel Express Mokopane recently sponsored the learners, school governing body members and educators of Sekhwiditsane Primary School in Blouberg to a fun-filled trip to a lodge in Limpopo.

EdTechADVANCE... a must for every parent or educator

News: 09 October 2018 By Helena Raats

After the success of the Education Expo at the RET Centre, it has decided to continue to make its informative workshops available to Limpopo.The RET Centre will host a special Education Technology Advancement Workshop on 9 November with education specialist Karen Walstra. Open to schools, educators and interested parents and parties, these workshops are designed to advance learners and schools. 

Vermeende inbreker slaap glo in die veld

News: 28 August 2018 By Helena Raats

MOKOPANE - 'n Inbreker het verlede week op verskeie huise in Kameeldoringpark toegeslaan. Lede van die polisie vermoed dat die verdagte in die veld slaap. Die polisie, buurtwagte en sekuriteitsmaatskappye werk om die net nouer te span om die verdagte vas te trek.

Expo raises education standard

News: 26 July 2018 By Helena Raats

About 500 people gathered at the Resource, Equipping and Training (RET) Centre in Fourie Street for the first-ever Mokopane Education Expo. The Expo, organised by Mokopane Destiny Academy (MDA), included an exhibition, free workshops and entertainment for parents and educators.

Reading crisis: we have reason to be concerned!

News: 24 May 2018 By Minda Marshall

"The majority of learners cannot read well enough to succeed in subjects across the curriculum in Gr 4 and higher grades,” said Prof Sarah Howie, national research coordinator for the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study​ 2016 South Africa. Director of Lectorsa, Minda Marshall, shed some light on this gloomy matter.

Johan (8) sterk aan nadat spoegkobra hom pik

News: 14 March 2018 By Helena Raats

MOKOPANE - Klein Johan Emmenes (8), 'n leerder van Laerskool Krugerpark, word vandag (15 Maart) oorgeplaas na Mediclinic Midstream in Centurion vir behandeling nadat hy op sy regter arm deur 'n Mosambiekse spoegkobra gepik is. Sy ouers, Marthinus en Hestia Emmenes het gister 'n Whatsapp uitgestuur waarin Hestia laat weet dat alhoewel daar 'n lang pad vir hulle voorlê voordat Johan herstel, dit goed gaan met hom onder omstandighede. Hestia het almal bedank vir die boodskappe en gebede wat die gesin ontvang het.

Facts about drones

News: 12 January 2018 By Jasper Raats

Drones are fun to operate, but remember you need a valid remote pilot licence and may not fly more than 120m above the ground or within 50m above or close to a person or crowd of people, structure or building – without prior SACAA approval. For details of the CAA Aviation regulations related to drones visit: ​


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