Category Archives: Crimson Education

iAfrica coverage: End of Affirmative Action in the US: What this means for SA students

The United States Supreme Court’s decision to ban affirmative action in college admissions has raised red flags for universities and prospective students across the globe. Predictions are that the decision will heavily impact racial diversity in US universities. For South African, and other international students hoping to apply to the US, the decision is unlikely&nbspREAD MORE >

Bizcommunity coverage: Global internship opportunities for local high school students

Internships with the likes of top international companies such as PwC, Uber, HSBC, and Weiss Asset Management are on offer to local students. In partnership with global mentorship company Crimson Education, the virtual internships will help ambitious South Africans gain valuable work experience, build their university application portfolios, and prepare for careers in law, finance,&nbspREAD MORE >

The Young Independents coverage: Global essay competition opens for SA learners

South African learners now have the opportunity to enter the Harvard Crimson Global Essay competition since registrations have opened. Young writers now have the opportunity to enter the Harvard Crimson Global Essay competition. Learners between the ages of 13 and 18 have an opportunity to showcase their passion for writing on a global stage. To&nbspREAD MORE >

News24 coverage: How can parents support their children as the 2021 matric exams begin?

Parent24 interviewed Rebecca Pretorius, country manager at Crimson Education South Africa, who shared ways in which parents can support their children during this time. “There is no doubt the final months of school can be hectic and stressful, not just for students but also for parents,” said Pretorius. To read more about what Rebecca has to&nbspREAD MORE >

IOL coverage: How a teen used the lockdown to create a platform which focuses on tackling social justice issues

Southdowns College High School student, Bernhard van der Walt, 18, used his time during lockdown to build and launch an online news publication, Liberty Report, with a focus on uplifting marginalised groups and tackling social justice issues. The platform provides reliable and informative articles on the world’s current affairs – from the perspective of young&nbspREAD MORE >

Good Things Guy coverage: South African high school students drive social change online

Five Johannesburg-based high school students have used their time in lockdown to drive positive social change. Amid the Covid-19 pandemic and the rise of socially conscious protest movements, including Black Lives Matter and the fight against gender-based violence, the students, supported by client Crimson Education, have remotely built and launched an online platform to respond&nbspREAD MORE >

ITWeb coverage: Crimson’s private online high school comes to SA

With Covid-19 causing so much uncertainty around the continuation of the 2020 school year, we helped client Crimson Education with the local launch of their private online high school, the Crimson Global Academy. As many parents and students turn to online learning as the new normal, CGA, which offers international GCSE and A-level qualifications, will&nbspREAD MORE >

Kaya FM coverage: South Africa is getting a new online private school

Teachers’ unions are calling for the immediate closure of schools as South Africa nears the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic. Their proposal suggests schools reopen at the end of August 2020, unless the situation dictates otherwise. In the meantime, parents and students are concerned about the long-term impact these disruptions will have on academic performance&nbspREAD MORE >

Business Tech coverage: South Africa is getting a new online private school – here’s how it works

International EdTech company, Crimson Education, has launched a private online high school – the Crimson Global Academy (CGA) – in South Africa.By providing internationally recognised, academically rigorous qualifications, including the International IGCSE and A-Levels, the school aims to give ambitious local students the opportunity to achieve their full potential. Click here to read the full&nbspREAD MORE >

W24 coverage: 4 ways to make your tertiary institution application stand out if you plan to study next year

As a result of the Covid-19 lockdown, students who have set their sights on top universities, both locally and internationally, will have to be innovative to stand out and build impressive application portfolios. Client Crimson education offers tips on how students can improve their university applications. Click here to read the full article.