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Jun 27, 2018

201nspired – Inspiring Times Ahead

2018 is a year for our organisation to not only inspire, but to be inspired – particularly because the Trust Fund is celebrating 21 years! I joined JB Marks Education Trust Fund as the Principal Officer in 2008, since then, I have seen remarkable things being achieved by the Trust and the beneficiaries....


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Jun 13, 2018

Uplifting Learners

Each year, the JB Marks Education Trust Fund holds a week-long Induction workshop in January for all its new beneficiaries. The program is a personal and professional effectiveness program with three key themes that form the basis of the workshop: Self-empowerment, “Teamness” and Effectiveness....


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Oct 20, 2017

NUM Newsletter - JB Marks

On the evening of Friday 25 August this year, the JB Marks Education Trust Fund hosted its 8th annual JB Marks Graduates Award Dinner at Emperors Palace, honouring the highest recorded number of graduates since the Trust’s inception 20 years ago....


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Feb 15, 2017

JB Marks Trust Fund students honoured at awards ceremony

JB Marks Educational Trust Fund held its third annual awards ceremony at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg on 30 August 2012. This event is aimed at celebrating and encouraging students from disadvantaged backgrounds, who have been granted a bursary by the trust fund. The awards recognise the hard work and commitment shown by the students towards their studies throughout the year....


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Feb 15, 2017

JB Marks Education Trust Fund to hold its 4th Annual Career Expo in Mpumalanga

B Marks Education Trust Fund will hold its 4th Annual Career Expo at Izimbali Combined Boarding School, Amsterdam, in Mpumalanga Province South Africa. The event will take place from the 11th – 13th May 2015. The Expo is hosted in partnership with Mpumalanga Department of Education, SABC Education, and the National Youth Skills Development Programme. The Department will ensure that 8000 grade 12 learners from 73 high schools from The Gert Sibande District Department of Education will attend the Expo over the three days....


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Feb 15, 2017

Graduates honoured at JB Marks Education Trust Funds Awards

Demonstrating academic excellence and leadership in their fields of study, seven top graduates from previously disadvantaged backgrounds were honoured at the recent 4th JB Marks Educational Trust Fund at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg. These awards are aimed at celebrating and encouraging students from under privileged backgrounds, who have been granted a bursary by the trust fund. The awards recognize the hard work and commitment shown by the students towards their studies throughout the year even during intense periods....


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Feb 15, 2017

JB Marks Education Trust Fund Bursary South Africa 2017 – 2018

The NUM was formed in 1982, and since its inception, has always been passionate about the well-being of its members’ health, safety and education. The NUM also strongly believe in Adult Basic Education training programmes for their employees, hence the creation of the JB Marks Education Trust Fund Bursary Scheme....


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Feb 15, 2017

STUDENTS HONOURED AT THE JB MARKS EDUCATIONAL TRUST FUND AWARDS

The trust was initiated by the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) to foster the educational advancement of the children and dependents of its membership. Over 13 years, the trust fund has provided bursaries to over 3 500 students. The trust has launched the awards scheme to encourage those from disadvantages backgrounds to commit to their studies over the long haul....


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Feb 15, 2017

JB Marks Education Trust Fund: Accountant

The JB Marks Education Trust Fund was established by the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) in 1997. It was named after JB Marks who was a president of the African Mineworkers’ Union. ...


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Feb 15, 2017

Young learners win with JB Marks awards

JB Marks Educational Trust Fund held its third annual awards at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg, August 30, 2012. This event is aimed at celebrating and encouraging students from historically disadvantaged backgrounds, who have been granted a bursary by the trust fund....


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