Year Beyond Training Week 2 inspires our Yebo Tutors! 10–14 June 2019

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As part of the Year Beyond Programme, our tutors attended their 2nd training week for the year. For this programme, we partner with the Western Cape Government’s Game Changers unit, which provides opportunities for young people to succeed in a 21st century society and economy. Six of these young people (tutors) then commit their afternoons […]

CALLING VOLUNTEERS TO READ WITH CHILDREN! MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN YOUR COMMUNITY!

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We need volunteers for our English Literacy Programme at Sophakama Primary School in Dunoon. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12h15–14h00, every week during the school term. Good proficiency in English and regular attendance is necessary. Training and resources provided. Contact Tracy Farquhar (farquhar@telkomsa.net) or visit https://www.rogz.com/rogz-academy-books-and-beyond/  

Super-Special Certificate Ceremony

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WOW! What a Super-Special Certificate Ceremony was held this year! English Literacy Programme learners, past and present, gathered together last week for our fourth annual celebration of this programme at Sophakama Primary School. After we were all welcomed by the school’s and ROGZ’s choirs, the 28 Grade 3 learners on the programme this year were […]

Learners click their way towards English Literacy

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Click, Click, Click! That’s the sound of learners in Sophakama Primary School’s computer lab mornings and afternoons. This is when our loyal partner, the Click Foundation, offers its online English Literacy Programme to young learners. They are given the opportunity to work at their own pace through fun and enjoyable language activities, using technology. This […]

The Rhino Campaign: because there’s more to business than just doing business

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Rogz is passionate about the conservation of endangered wildlife and continues to help in the fight for the preservation of the rhino’s and the antipoaching drive in South Africa! This year, in addition to donating collars, leads and harness’s to the anti-poaching canine units, we purchased “Save Our Rhinos” bracelets from Relate, a South African […]

Sophakama Library receives a 450 book donation from StellarBots, Parklands College

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Yesterday was another fantastic day for the ROGZ Academy Books & Beyond team and Sophakama Primary School. The amazing StellarBots team from Parklands College, represented by Brooke Elliott, came to visit us at Rogz HQ to the drop 450 books they had collected. Brooke wanted to make a difference and saw the need for books […]

UCT’s Short Courses offered to Sophakama Teachers

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Our School Management, Curriculum and Teacher Support Programme has been making solid progress, in collaboration with UCT’s School Development Unit (SDU). After engaging with all stakeholders, ranging from the Principal to Grade 7 learners, the UCT team presented their recommendations to the school. The support and further development of teachers was one of the report’s […]