Embracing blended learning as our new normal

Embracing blended learning as our new normal E-learning is by no means a new concept. In fact, computer-based learning programmes have been around for over 60 years. But it was the introduction of the internet in the late 20th century, that really enabled e-learning...

Business continuity during crisis

Business continuity during crisis As we reflect on the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic on our citizens and our staff, the impact on economies around the globe has been dire with organisations having to close as they are unable to continue delivering on their...

Grass can be green on both sides of the fence

Grass can be green on both sides of the fence They say that grass is always greener on the other side of the fence. In fact, it has always been like that if you come from Finland and you look over the Baltic Sea and see Sweden’s shores. Swedes always tend to beat us...

Coronavirus: How should SAIs respond?

Coronavirus: How should SAIs respond? The global coronavirus pandemic is leaving us all stunned. Each day we hear of new countries having to close borders, place citizens under lockdown, and launch major new publicly funded initiatives to ensure businesses survive and...

Success factors for applying what has been learned?

Success factors for applying what has been learned? In October 2019 I attended AFROSAI-E’s Technical Update in Cape Town, a knowledge sharing- and networking event for the English-speaking countries of the African region, with close to 180 participants. The event...