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Pride Factor MD Dene Botha to Present Keynote Speech Titled ‘WTF!? – What’s the Future?’


Anyone interested in discovering more about the future of education in the ‘New Normal’ should register for the International Virtual Edu Expo (IVEE) which runs from 1 to 3 December to showcase the very latest in technology and support services for homeschooling and online learning available in South Africa.


So says Dene Botha, founder and MD of the Pride Factor Academy, who will be presenting a keynote address titled ‘WTF!? What’s the Future?’ on the state-of-art virtual platform at 6pm on Tuesday.

“I’m honoured to be sharing this prestigious (virtual) stage with some industry heavy-weights including Anne Oberholzer (IEB), Dr. Puleng Makhoalibe (Alchemy Inspiration), Muhammad Jeenah (Curriculum Specialist) and Michelle Lissoos (Think Ahead Education), to name a few,” says Botha.

“My talk will take attendees on a deep-dive into the mind-set of the youth, how best to engage with them, and what's on the cards for the future of interactive and impactful teaching methods and techniques.”

Dene Botha

Recognised as one of the 100 Most Influential Young South Africans in 2019, Dene Botha is a self-taught entrepreneur who has dedicated the past 10 years to training young people on essential life-skills that bridge the gap between teenager/ adolescent and adulthood. 


The Pride Factor Academy’s multimedia platforms are aimed at inspiring, guiding and mentoring young people around the globe to broaden their horizons, challenge their aspirations and ideally live their ultimate lives.

The IVEE event is hosted in IVA Global School’s 3D Virtual world where, in an exciting new approach to virtual expos, every attendee and exhibitor becomes an avatar able to interact live and in real time with each other.


The event runs from 4pm to 8pm daily on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 1-3 December and registration for attendees is free.

Register as an IVEE attendee HERE