Tag Archives: YEBO

YEBO PROGRAMME EXTENDS TO THREE MORE DUNOON SCHOOLS! 2020 PLANS KICKED OFF WITH PLANNING WORKSHOP!

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Our successful YEBO programme, a partnership between us (Rogz Academy Books and Beyond) and the Western Cape Government, has a dual purpose. Young people (18–25 years old) are given mentoring and training to develop their personal, professional and work readiness skills over the course of the year AND they volunteer their time to offer 100–160 […]

2019 YEBO TUTORS SAY FAREWELL, 15 NOVEMBER 2019

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The Tutor Farewell function for the 2019 Year Beyond Programme tutors was held at the FNB Building in Cape Town. The spectacular views were enjoyed by about 150 tutors from schools in the Western Cape. This event is the pinnacle of their journey on the programme. During the morning, teams were asked to present their […]

CERTIFICATE CEREMONY CELEBRATIONS FOR YEBO LEARNERS 12 NOVEMBER 2019

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Our Year Beyond Programme (YEBO) tutors celebrated their 2019 group of learners at a year-end Certificate Ceremony at Sophakama Primary School. This was also the tutors’ last day at the school, so it was a touching occasion for everyone. YEBO learners from Grades 1–4 were invited to join the ceremony, as well as the educators […]

YEBO LEARNERS VOICE THEIR THANKS

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Watch two Sophakama Primary Year Beyond Programme learners talk about how they feel about the Year Beyond Programme and their tutors, see end of post… Heart warming messages of thanks for their year on the programme from Ayabulelwa (Grade 4) and Aphile Kazima (Grade 2) Here’s the real value of the Yebo programme! It benefits […]

LAST BOOTCAMP FOR 2019! 16–20 SEPTEMBER 2019

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The Year Beyond Programme tutors were offered some excellent job-hunting skills during their last bootcamp week for 2019. Tips were given on interviewing skills and tutors had the opportunity to do mock interviews with outside parties, receiving feedback from a panel of judges. Everyone really dressed up for this occasion and all of them looked […]

2019 YEBO SOCIAL INNOVATION CHALLENGE! 13 SEPTEMBER 2019

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An annual highlight of the Year Beyond Programme is the Social Innovation Challenge. This year, tutors were grouped in teams outside of their school groups and the topic was: “How to make Maths FUNctional”. The purpose of the Social Innovation Challenge is to provide an opportunity for tutors to showcase what they have learnt on […]

YEBO TUTORS EXCEL AT PRESENTATION SKILLS!

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An important part of the Year Beyond Programme for tutors is the facilitation of self-development/reflection sessions. The last coaching session for Term 3 focused on building these skills, specifically for more effective communication. The focus was on providing tutors with a basic overview of how to plan and complete an effective presentation. We worked on […]

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 […]