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The Joy in the Unexpected

By Daemond Arrindell, WITS Writer-in-Residence

Today was a tiring day. But to be fair, every day that I teach is a tiring day – not just because of the teaching (or the kids) and not just because of the medium I teach. 624 more words

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Education denied once more!

Thousands of students will either take an unplanned gap year or be forced to find jobs so they can pay for their fees. What pains me is that some of them will be tempted to take the easy options presented to them such as prostitution and crime in order to better their future which is very gleam all thanks to the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS). 254 more words

I'm going to WITS, are you?

So, last year I found out about this conference, the first ever Women in Travel Summit in Chicago. I really wanted to go, and I did everything in my power to be able to go, but considering I had found out a week before the event, I just didn’t have the time or the resources. 400 more words


Middle School's Dark Hilarities

By Peter Mountford, WITS Writer-in-Residence

Any teacher will tell you that the first year, maybe two years, is an exhausting and incredibly overwhelming experience. Middle school is especially hardcore, because the students aren’t so young as to be wide-eyed cherubs, but they’re also not old enough to want to want to fake like they’re an adult. 448 more words

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Five Things I'm Looking Forward to at WITS

This is Adventure Spices first Guest post! Written by the lovely Sam Jenkins, who hails from England. She’s one of the Ambassadors for the Women in Travel Summit (otherwise known as WITS) and she wanted to spread the word! 427 more words


The Ugly Truth About South African Matric Results

This morning, I came across some insightful material about matric results in the ‘Hidden Truths About South African Matric Results‘. Reading the documented figures, what captured my attention was the passage… 1,204 more words

Women in the New Year

I’m just going to put it out there… could 2015 be a turning point for women in Ireland?

Nollaig na mBan is a time for women (na mBan) to celebrate Christmas (Nollaig) after… 706 more words

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