Best Photos of 2015: What’s your Favourite?

Woa! Trying to pick the top 20 photos of 2015 is seriously not easy. But trying to find THE top photo is near impossible. We would love the help of our regular blog visitors. Tell us which is your favourite in the comments section below.


SING IT SISTER! Gay Sibuyi – a proud woman in tech – says: “It’s time for Africa.”


WE ARE ALL “LITTLE” AT HEART. Jonita Rakotsoane with our Open Learning students at Philippolis Digital Learning Campus.


THE JOY OF LEARNING. Ryan James and Mpho Lebyane with students at Tfolinhlanhla Primary School.


A TREE THAT IS ALL HEART. Bringing friends together from all over the world.


GIRL GIGA-POWER. Students in an IT literacy class.


IT’S MY TIME. A student graduating at Hazyview Digital Learning Campus.


COLLABORATION. Amanda Ritchie from Londolozi Private Game Reserve facilitates an Open Learning session in the barn.


NEVER TOO YOUNG. A preschooler on a tablet. Discovering for the first time.


AN ANGEL IN THE CANDLE-LIGHT. Leanna Knopik – a GWF ambassador – shares her hope for a better world via the pages of her diary. Her parents, Steve and Beth, were her voice.


REUNITED UNDER THE TREE. Tutu Judy (left) believes in the message that everyone deserves the opportunity to learn, no matter where they were born.


HUMANITY. Our mission is digital, but it doesn’t stop there. Lulani Vermeulen (right) gives warm clothes to the vulnerable grannies and grandpas of Philippolis in the middle of a cold winter.


WONDER. Open Learning arrives in the Kruger National Park.


SOUL FRIENDS. Karen Gerdes and Adam Beck (left) from the USA share their wisdom and energy with our team in Mpumalanga.


THE SOUND OF LEARNING. Need we say more?


CHASING GOATS. We are digital, but we are also rural, and sometimes “chasing goats” is part of our job description.


IDEAS. Kate Groch discusses the evolution of “Open” learning with the Minister of Education in Mpumalanga, Hon. Reginah Mhaule.


STARING INTO THE FUTURE. Where learning happens at your fingertips and the lesson is as long as you want it to be.


REALISATION! That you have made it. That you have achieved. That the journey has just begun.


PEACE. Knowing that your team is on the same mission as you, and that the mission is an important one. Knowing that the mission is being accomplished every day.


KEEPING PROMISES. That moment when you dunk your hand in pink paint and pledge to change the world, in whatever way you can … and then sharing that pledge by spreading the “pink.”