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ASISA Academy Newsflash – August 2020

On 9 August 1956, some 20 000 women marched on the Union Buildings in Pretoria to protest against the Apartheid government’s proposed amendments to the Urban Areas Act of 1950.  The proposed amendments were to tighten the laws around the movement of Black people in urban areas. Led by brave women like Lillian Ngoyi, Helen Joseph, Rahima Moosa, Sophia Williams and Frances Baard, they left 14 000 petitions at the door of Prime Minister J.G. Strijdom. read more

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ASISA Academy Newsflash – July 2020

It is finally time for the big reveal! We have a new website.

Over the past couple of months we have had a team working on creating our new online home, which showcases our offering of high-quality learning solutions. The brief was to keep it simple and to make it easy to navigate. read more

ASISA Academy Newsflash – June 2020

Our 2019/2020 IMACS@TSiBA students wrote their final examinations in June under the most challenging circumstances. These 10 students are now anxiously awaiting their results, which will determine whether they are able to start their internships with sponsoring ASISA member companies towards the end of July. read more

ASISA Academy Newsflash – May 2020

Innovation as a concept was first explored in the early 1900s by Austrian Professor Joseph Schumpeter. A political economist, Schumpeter likened innovation to “creative destruction”. In short, creative destruction is required to enable innovation to flourish.

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ASISA Academy Newsflash – April 2020

As our country headed into lockdown on Friday, 27 March, the ASISA Academy team reflected on how we could make the content of all our programmes accessible online in focused, short workshops. The concept of a 2-hour online live Sprint workshop was born.
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ASISA Academy Newsflash – March 2020

We find ourselves in an extraordinary period which is proving to be challenging and stressful for us as a local and global community. Resilience is a trait that usually reveals itself during testing times and a team’s resilience will determine whether it prospers or whether it fails.
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