Tag Archives: YEBO

The YEBO volunteers do it again!

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Both Sophakama Primary School and Inkwenkezi High School worked together on another Social Innovation Challenge. These challenges allow volunteers to reflect on their experiences of being on the Year Beyond Programme. Allowing how it is working in their schools, and also on their own self-development. This helps them to extend their thinking and give input to key social […]

Effective presentation helps volunteers with their next challenge

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Our young volunteers are motivated to do even better! Following their social Innovation Challenge in June our PfP partner and founder of Rogz Academy, Irené Raubenheimer gave them a skills session on how to become more effective in presenting presentations. As part of their project, the volunteers had to come up with creative solutions to SA’s education crisis. Irené gave them […]

Holiday programme fun!

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Five young Year Beyond volunteers from Sophakama Primary School together with, their facilitator Bonke Qegu, participated in a school holiday programme during July 2016. Organised by the City of Cape Town the programme is currently running within the Dunoon community. It is led by Yonelani Msindo, in conjunction with the MOD Centre Manager at Sophakama Primary School, […]

Social innovation challenge by Year Beyond youth volunteers

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The Programme Co-ordinator from Stellenbosch University, Wayde Group tasked Our Year Beyond youth volunteers… …to complete a project, answering the question: What problems do you see in our current Education system and how do you see it progressing into the future? They joined 10 other teams of youth volunteers (22 schools altogether) at AmaMaties Hub in Stellenbosch to present […]