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Locked Out: The Struggle For The Right To Education

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights names education as a fundamental right for all. Yet, millions around the world remain locked out of classrooms, their dreams of learning stifled by factors beyond their control. One of the violations of this right occurs in...

Artificial Hearts – the complex bond between Human and AI

Artificial Hearts – the complex bond between human and AI Saying 'Please' and 'Thank you' to machines like Alexa and ChatGPT has become ordinary, raising intriguing questions about our emotional connections to artificial entities. Sci-fi movies, books, and games have...

Celebrating International Educational Day

Celebrating International Education Day We celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, different festivals, and many other occasions to mark special moments. International Education Day is equally important, though perhaps less recognized. A key factor that distinguishes...

December Message from ORT SA CEO

Dear Friends, Stakeholders, and Supporters, As the festive season of December draws near, a time filled with twinkling lights and warm gatherings, we are reminded of the theme of light that resonates so deeply with our diverse culture and our vision of lifelong...

MOVEMBER

MOVEMBER

As we step into November, it also marks the onset of ‘Movember’ - a global movement dedicated to raising awareness about men’s health issues, such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and mental health. Movember is not just about growing a moustache. It's about...

ORTOBER OF OPPORTUNITIES

ORTOBER OF OPPORTUNITIES

October of Opportunities As the world gathered around screens to witness the spirit of teams in the Rugby World Cup, we too, in our unique arena, are reminded of the determination required to overcome hard challenges. Welcome to our 'October of Opportunities'...

STET Year-end Function – Let Kidz Code

STET Year-end Function – Let Kidz Code

Johannesburg, South Africa – STET-ORTSA end year event was held on the 24th of October, at the Indaba Fourways, showcasing the remarkable talent and ingenuity of South African learners from primary and high schools from Johannesburg East and Ekurhuleni North...

ORT SA CEO Ariellah Rosenberg’s Vision For AI In Education

ORT SA CEO Ariellah Rosenberg’s Vision For AI In Education

Ariellah Rosenberg, CEO of ORT SA, recently shared her insights during a panel discussion at Limmud Johannesburg's "AI from A to Z" session on the 27th of August. She delved into the potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in education and the challenges it poses,...

Happy Heritage Month Message From ORT SA CEO

Happy Heritage Month Message From ORT SA CEO

Imagine if every snowflake were the same, if every person's brain was wired the same way, and if every experience we had was identical every single day. Sounds boring, doesn’t it? In South Africa, we take pride in and cherish our individuality and distinctiveness. We...

Bridging From Women’s Power To Heritage Hour

Bridging From Women’s Power To Heritage Hour

As we bid farewell to Women's Month and welcome the vibrant spirit of Heritage Month, I feel gratitude for the rich tapestry that is South Africa. In the intersection of these two months, we discover stories that weave together the strength of our women and the deep...

EMET Graduation: 𝐄𝐦𝐩𝐨𝐰𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐃𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐦𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐂𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐛𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐒𝐮𝐜𝐜𝐞𝐬𝐬

EMET Graduation: 𝐄𝐦𝐩𝐨𝐰𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐃𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐦𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐂𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐛𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐒𝐮𝐜𝐜𝐞𝐬𝐬

𝐓𝐫𝐚𝐧𝐬𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐦𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐆𝐫𝐚𝐝𝐮𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐄𝐯𝐞𝐧𝐭: 𝐄𝐦𝐩𝐨𝐰𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐃𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐦𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐂𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐛𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐒𝐮𝐜𝐜𝐞𝐬𝐬! On the 3rd of August ORT SA together with EMET (Energy Mobility Education Trust) celebrated the remarkable achievements of 50 students who completed the ORT IT Bridging Course. But this...

Women’s Day Event – Queens Of Diversity

Women’s Day Event – Queens Of Diversity

What a day of empowerment, inspiration, and connection it has been as ORT SA hosted an unforgettable Women's Day event! This event served as a vibrant hub for young female professionals and visionary thought leaders to come together, fostering invaluable connections...

Message From ORT SA CEO – Women’s Day

Message From ORT SA CEO – Women’s Day

Hello Beautiful ladies, As we stand together on this Women's Day, I'm here to tell you that anything is possible if you set your mind to it. I remember being a young girl with dreams and aspirations, filled with a curiosity that drove me to explore, learn, and pursue...

From The Diary Of The CEO

From The Diary Of The CEO

This week, I had the privilege to visit and engage with beneficiaries who are participating in a one-year placement through the ORT-Liquid Intelligent Technologies-YES project. It was an insightful experience that I would like to share with you. Wow, what an...

ORT SA Throws a Brilliant Breakfast For Yes Youth Hosts

ORT SA Throws a Brilliant Breakfast For Yes Youth Hosts

ORT South Africa’s Skills & Enterprise Development Academy hosted a heartwarming breakfast event for all hosts who are currently accommodating YES (@yes4youth) youth in their businesses and schools. The event was designed to appreciate host companies for allowing...

ORT SA Held a Parents Meeting for Their Second Chance Students

ORT SA Held a Parents Meeting for Their Second Chance Students

ORT SA recently held its first annual parents’ meeting for the Second Chance programme. Sponsored by Hudaco Industries Ltd. , the Second Chance project provides expert teaching to students retaking their Grade 12 Mathematics and Physical Science subjects. ORT SA...