The Principals Academy with Keith Richardson

nurture2THE PRINCIPALS ACADEMY TRUST, a Section 18(a) Trust, seeks to  turn public schools serving socio-economically disadvantaged communities into centres of excellence by focusing upon improving school leadership and teaching quality.

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Keith Richardson is a member of The Principals Academy.

PODCASTS

 


 

 

 

Lucinda Evans – Child Protection Activist – 16th November 2016

This week, I speak to Lucinda Evans who is a child protection activist in the Lavender Hill area.

 

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Valedictory Ceremony – 3rd November 2017

This week I spoke to a couple of Portia Primary School Valedictorians, who’s ceremony I had the privilege of attending.

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Bellville High School  80 Year Celebratory Events. – 5th September 2017

Bellville High School has had an exciting year filled with 80 Year Celebratory Events. Listen to three of their senior learners discussing the year and what the school is likely to look like at the 100th Anniversary.

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Simonstown High School – 15th August 2017

Three pupils from Simonstown High School were fortunate to spend two weeks in China improving their Mandarin and learning to play Chinese musical instruments.

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Portia Primary School – 20th June 2017

This week, we speak to two students from Portia Primary School, about their science project and how they hope it would inspire people to save water.

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The Principals Academy – 27th March 2017

The Principals Academy has been going for five years. It was a project conceived and driven by businessman, Rick Haw, who persuaded retired Principal Bruce Probyn to join him in a leadership program, mentoring and coaching a number of volunteer principals around the Western Cape.

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Ottery Methodist Primary School – 24th March 2017

Ottery Methodist Primary School in Wynberg recently sent 35 learners on a leadership camp to Soetwater. Four of their Grade 7 learners report back on their experiences.

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Tygerberg High School Bi-lingual – 10th March 2017

2017 saw a new-look Tygerberg High School open its doors as they registered their first learners in an English stream. Listen to both Afrikaans and English speaking learners discuss their impressions of the change.

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Sibelius High School UK exchange program – 21st February 2016

As one of the Afritwin Schools, Sibelius High School in Retreat has an exchange programme with Headlands School in the UK. Here some of the Sibelius pupils who were fortunate to be selected for the trip, give an insight into what they learnt.

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Bellville High – 80 Years Young – 14th February 2017 

This week I speak with a group of enthusiastic prefects and athletes about Bellville High’s 80th year celebrations as well as their involvement in the 2017 MTBS.

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Kew Primary students fears for High School – 16th January 2017

Visit to Kewtown Primary School in Athlone,  four Grade 7 pupils were asked about their fears of going to High School.

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Synergy – 30th November 2016

Thimna Khuse, Mbasa Volwana  and  Brandon Lombard from HTS Bellville have written this rap. These talented students used the word synergy as their inspiration.  The school has instituted a programme called ‘The Leader in Me’ based on Stephen Covey’s Seven Habits of Highly Effective People.‘Synergy’is the 6th Habit.

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NEW library added to St. Paul’s Primary School – 30th November 2016

St Pauls Primary school in the Bo-kaap have received a library through Bishops Prep and the Bookery and this week Keith speaks to the library assistant as well as some enthusiastic pupils about this exciting new addition to their school.

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The Leader in Me – 23nd November 2016

Bellville Technical High School have started a program entitled: ‘The Leader in Me’ based on Stephen Covey’s ‘Seven Habits’. Three of their Grade 11 pupils speak on the dramatic effect it is having on their school.

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Healthy Eating Habits project @ Simonstown High School – 22nd November 2016

Some  of the  Grade Tens speak about YCAP which is their project on Healthy Eating habits, which won a provincial competition enabling them to take their project to national level.

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Lawhill Maritime studies at Simonstown High School – 16th November 2016

Five students from Simonstown School discuss Lawhill Maritime School and how it has transformed their lives.

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Difficulty of running a school in a gang affected Lavender Hill – 28th October 2016

This is a conversation with Andre Lamprecht, principal of Levana Primary School based in Lavender Hill. The school is currently literally under fire from rival gangs. Teachers have been fired at and a worker injured. Classes are continually having to take cover under desks.

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