Jive Media Africa’s offices closing dates

Jive Media Africa’s offices closin...

Please note: The Jive Media Africa offices will be closed from the 19th December 2014 until the 5 January 2015. We wish you a restful holiday!
Media and Science Communications Training – CSIR

Media and Science Communications Trainin...

Jive Media Africa has been appointed to run a series of science communication and media training workshops for the CSIR (Centre for Scientific and Industrial Research) at their various research centres around the country. We are looking forward to working with scientists at the cutting edge of their disciplines. By collaborating with a number of well-known science journalists and media experts, our aim is to strengthen relationships between scientists and the media, a powerful channel to public audiences. Share this:FacebookTwitterGooglePinterestLinkedInMoreEmailPrintReddi
NoviGuide: Innovative mobile health technology for newborn care

NoviGuide: Innovative mobile health tech...

Jive Media Africa is pleased to announce that Global Strategies has provided funds for an evaluation of the NoviGuide in South Africa. NoviGuide is a tablet-based clinical application that guides healthcare practitioners by providing step-by-step information related to care of newborns. The application is the result of a unique collaboration between Global Strategies and Metrodigi, a leader in eBook development. Millennium development goals include reducing under-5 mortality from 62 deaths per 1000 births to less than 20 before the end of 2015. While reasonable progress...
Investing in the Future Awards Finalist, 2014

Investing in the Future Awards Finalist,...

Science Spaza: The Mail & Guardian and the Southern Africa Trust Investing in the Future and Drivers of Change Awards Finalist ! The Mail & Guardian and the Southern Africa Trust present and host the Investing in the Future and Drivers of Change Awards each year. This year has been an exciting and proud year for Jive Media Africa’s new initiative, Science Spaza, as we were announced one of the three finalists for the STEM Skills Development Award 2014. Robert Inglis (Director at Jive Media) and Science Spaza’s Project Managers (Thandile Mdlambuzi and...
Hip Hop and Science combine with explosive results!

Hip Hop and Science combine with explosi...

SAMA award winning rap artist, iFani, jetted into Durban on Saturday, 19 July 2014 for a music event with a difference – the Hip Hop Science Spaza! The BAT Centre (Durban) was the laboratory in which hip hop and science were combined to boost science education with the addition of a little rap. Grade 10 – 12 learners from Chesterville and Umlazi engaged in practical science activities and then turned new knowledge into rap songs. The event culminated in a hip hop battle for the best science rap. The surprise ingredient was iFani, the hottest name in SA Rap who this...
Science Communication Training – We mind the gap

Science Communication Training – W...

Closing the gap between science and society… Jive Media Africa has been privileged to be running science communication training sessions around the country. It has been a creative and rewarding experience to see the shifts that take place. From writing for popular audiences to public speaking and even extending to other creative approaches Jive Media Africa is a sought after to help scientists and science organisations get creative about engaging public audiences. Current and recent training work has included: The CSIR (the Centre for Scientific and Industrial...
South African National Space Agency – SANSA

South African National Space Agency R...

Jive Media Africa is excited to be working with SANSA (The South African National Space Agency) to grow Space Science and Engineering in South Africa. Did you know that we, South Africa, take over communications with NASA’s rockets soon after launch when they come round to our side of the planet? … And did you know that we’ve got eyes in the sky which are constantly feeding us information to help us plan and respond to development issues? … And did you know that we’ll soon be sending a South African to the International Space Station? Currently Jive...
Workshops for Parents – MIET

Workshops for Parents – MIET

The Media in Education Trust (MiET Africa) conducts workshops with parents of school-going children to support them to engage with their children’s education. Jive Media Africa was contracted to develop a training programme for these parents, many of whom did not themselves have an opportunity to attend school. To address this challenge we created a series of “picture-building” exercises, where parents discuss topics and then build pictures representing key learnings – the programme has been highly successful and we recently completed a second...