View our dedicated two day programme

Fitness and Nutrition

Building Sound Bodies & Minds

DAY 1: 12 July

10h25 – 11h15:

Keynote Panel Address

Education Revolution: Using education as a platform to create global citizens who have the necessary skills to promote economic growth and sustainability within Africa

Moderator: Claire Mawisa, Investigative Journalist, Carte Blanche

Brian Wafawarowa, Executive Director: Learning Services, Pearson

Dr Steven McKee, President & Founder,  Labtech International, Ltd

Mr Douglas Hoernle, Director, Karri School Payments

11h30 – 12h15: 

Nutrition is king:

Aquaponics is an innovative, intensive and inexpensive food production technique combining aquaculture (fish farming) and hydroponics (soilless crop production)

Speaker: Unathi Sihlahla
Program Director – Health in Action South Africa
INMED Partnerships for Children

12h45 – 13h30:  

UNESCO Quality Physical Education –South Africa

The UNESCO – QPE project is a significant undertaking that will form part of the national CSTL aligned Physical Education implementation plan. This plan which serves as a sector guide for supporting the instruction of Curriculum Orientated Physical Education

Speaker: Norman Mphake, UNESCO QPE National Co-ordinator

14h00 – 15h45:

Holistic Development: Addressing the importance of nutrition and physical education  to improve the learning experience in your classroom

Speaker: Norman Mphake, Founder PIESA

15h15 – 16h00:

Moving Really Matters!

Join the fun!

Come and Do-It with Move-It – this experiential-learning workshop offers insight into an age-appropriate, purpose-driven CAPS compliant Quality Physical Education Programme.

Speaker: Dr Claire Nicholson, Director and Expert Advisor: Move – It, Moving Matters and GASP

16h15 – 17h00: 

Sustainable Nutrition:

Delve into the importance of eating healthy with the Group Head Chef of Jamie’s Italian

Speaker: Shane Smit, Group Head Chef: Jamie’s Italian


NETWORKING COCKTAIL EVENING: Visitor Lunch Area, EduWeek Exhibition

Guest Speaker: Rusty Labuschagne (Successful businessman, ranger and former test-rugby player in Zimbabwe)


EDUWEEK AWARDS GALA DINNER (Ticket holders only: Contact for more information)


DAY 2: 13 July

10h00 – 10h45:

Keynote Address

Adaptive learning: Using data to inform learning and encourage educational democracy and formative assessment methods

Jaye Richards-Hill, Education Programme Manager, Microsoft Education Team

11h00- 11h40: 

Nutrition in Education: A vital link for success

Speaker: David Brown, Managing Director, JAM South Africa

12h05 – 12h45:

Foundations of nutrition in schools:

FUTURELIFE unpacks the foundations of nutrition and the role it plays within schools to aid the holistic development of growing minds and growing bodies

Speaker: Ntsako Mathye, Dietician: FUTURELIFE

13h10 – 13h50: 

Sustainable Nutrition:

Delve into the importance of eating healthy with the Group Head Chef of Jamie’s Italian

Speaker: Shane Smit, Group Head Chef: Jamie’s Italian

14h15 – 14h55:

What does fitness mean?

The critical analysis of CAPS implementation within Physical Education and Life Orientation

Speaker: Dr Rowena Naidoo, Lecturer/Biokineticist in the Discipline of Biokinetics, Exercise and Leisure Sciences: University of KwaZulu-Natal

15h10 – 15h45:

Closing Keynote & Final Remarks

Siphesihle Bukhosini, CEO & Co-Founder, Isibusiso Esihle Science Discovery Centre

Exposing youth to possibilities beyond their day-to-day lives

16h00: Event closes