Creative Consulting & Development Works

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Category: Education

Education was my Saving Grace: Interview with Author Maria Phalime

8 July 2014

After several years of practising medicine, Soweto-born  Maria Phalime reached a realisation that it was time for her to put her career as a doctor behind her (she quit). Today, Maria is an acclaimed award-winning author of a non-fiction memoir, Postmortem: The Doctor Who Walked Away, based in Cape Town. […]

Expression of Interest: Consultants Database

3 April 2014

We are currently updating our Consultant Database and are looking for senior consultants with experience in a number of areas. Please see the below Expression of Interest: Consultants Database for more information.   Creative Consulting & Development Works (CC&DW) is a well-established consultancy providing a range of targeted services to […]

What is Development?

6 March 2014 Tshabo, © Maureen Sill

  “Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy and sustainable human development.” – Kofi Annan The term development presupposes that something is changing, evolving or progressing in order to be realised in a more effective and often, ethical […]

Lalela Project: if i could… Host Organisation

14 February 2014 Lalela – Robin Rhode collaboration at Cape Town’s Michael Stevenson gallery, © Federica Angelucci/Michael Stevenson gallery

Lalela Project is an arts non-profit organisation based in Hout Bay – a coastal suburb known as “the valley of the Atlantic seaboard” of the Cape Peninsula. Lalela, which means to “listen” in Zulu, was founded by Andrea Kerzner when she was inspired by the many organisations that work tirelessly […]

Happy Holidays from CC&DW

20 December 2013 CC&DW Team Photo, December 2013

Happy Holidays! As the Creative Consulting & Development Works office prepares to close for the holidays from 21 December to 6 January, we would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your support and collaboration in 2013, the anniversary of our 10th year in service of South Africa’s […]

Tata Mandela

6 December 2013 Nelson Mandela, 92nd birthday official photo

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, 18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013 We wish to express our deep sadness for the passing of Tata Mandela, and our heartfelt condolences to Nelson Mandela’s family, both immediate and across the country as a people. As a person of unwavering integrity in the face of […]

“Children bear the brunt” by if i could… intern Kyle Hiebert

20 November 2013

Creative Consulting & Development Works internship placement service, if i could…, brings talented international students and graduates to Cape Town to support South African NGOs. On 15 November, Impumelelo intern Kyle Heibert wrote an impassioned call for better education in South Africa, pointing out that South Africa certainly won’t reach […]

Success Story: Inyanda Youth Network

29 August 2013

The Inyanda project aims to ensure that education opportunities they provide coincide with required skills and knowledge in the business sectors. To date, more than 50,000 youth have benefitted from Inyanda Youth Network and partner stakeholder interventions across the sport, arts and culture sectors. To celebrate this accomplishment, the Inyanda […]

Call for Proposals: Flagship Numeracy and/or Literacy Programme

23 August 2013

Attention South African NGOs who are looking for Education CSI funding > Creative Consulting & Development Works Call for Proposals: Flagship Numeracy and/or Literacy Programme  Creative Consulting & Development Works has been commissioned to identify a flagship numeracy and/ or literacy programme on behalf of a client in the financial […]

Tsholofelo attends the Making CSI Matter Conference

21 July 2013

by Tsholofelo Khoza Creative Consulting & Development Works new Business Development Manager, Tsholofelo Khoza, attended the Trialogue Making CSI Matter Conference on 28-29 May at the Wanderers Club in Illovo, Johannesburg. Now in its sixth year, the conference is established as South Africa’s CSI event of the year. Nearly 50 speakers inspired more […]