When most people think about some of their earliest influences, a teacher is often on the list. Educator, leader and recent author of ’Fush - A Story of Pride, Respect and Leadership’, Shaun Fuchs chats to Gareth and the team. In the book, he writes about his life as a school rugby star, a soldier, a provincial powerlifter, a renowned waterpolo coach, a lifelong entrepreneur, a dynamic teacher, a beloved headmaster... and a gay man who came of age at a time when South African society was a lot more closed-minded than it is today.

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06.07.20 Pt 2 - Here's a top 10 list you wouldn't want to find yourself on - find out some of the high-profile names linked to Ghislaine Maxwell. Yoko Ono is ill, CHAZ has come to an end and Siya has found out about flying snakes! When you think about some of your earliest influences, your teachers are up there, right? Educator, leader and recent author of ’Fush - A Story of Pride, Respect and Leadership’, Shaun Fuchs chats about this with the team.

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Though his letter of employment says extinguished, he is quite the opposite. The distinguished Professor Jonathan Jansen is a prolific author and educator, and lockdown for him has meant more marking of postgraduate papers and finishing manuscripts for his next book… same old, same old really. The scholar and avid Blue Bulls fan has interesting observations about the possibility of state authoritarianism becoming a tool of continued terror post lockdown - especially against the vulnerable. As an educator, he lays out ideas of how South Africa’s largely underprivileged schoolchildren can catch up a lost syllabus year. How do the idiosyncrasies of South Africa's economic inequality affect how we should govern the lockdown? He’s happy to wash his hands, but not to sing Happy Birthday… find out why.

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