Bridging for Life

Bridging for Life is a two year leadership programme tailored for Grade 11 and 12 learners with the objective of channelling our youth towards a successful enrolment in the higher education and training sector leading towards employability.

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iNSPIRE Programme

iNSPIRE is a leadership programme focusing on Grade 9 girl learners from rural and township public schools in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Western Cape and Free State Provinces.

Today iNSPIRE programme has reached 1002 grade 9 girl learners from 103 public high schools leading their iNSPIRE clubs in their respective school, having a ripple effect on 92 229 boy and girl learners through sustainable projects that iNSPIRE changes in their lives and schools. The programme's primary goal is to address the issue of gender inequalities and poverty in our communities by developing and challenging girl learners' perceptions of self, promote emotional well-being and support them to grow as young leaders in their communities becoming the positive role-models our youth long for.


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My Career, My Choice

My Career, My Choice is a career guidance programme for grade 9/10 learners with the primary objective of developing learners knowledge of self, confidence, and ability to be driven with purpose towards a career path which best suits their individual and academic abilities through various workshops and art classes enabling them to project themselves into the future.

Launched in Mpumalanga, with 51 Learners from Khayalami Secondary School and Morelig Combined School benefiting from the programme. In 2015, 50 (98%) benefiting learners passed their matric and 39 (78%) qualified to study at the university.
 

iValue

iVALUE is a School Enrichment programme focused on providing entrepreneurial skills to Grade 10 and 11 learners to become business-minded, and get to run a successful business. Learners are taught to be practical about an idea; learn to understand that a brand is born from a creative mindset; a business is born from failures and perseverance to continue; a successful entrepreneur is a profit-maker who can invest further into the business but also into the development of people.

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VALUES IN THE LEAD: EDUCATORS ARE THE PILLARS OF OUR SOCIETY, WHEN RECOGNISED THEY DEVELOP THE TENACITY OF OUR LEARNERS TO COMMIT TO THEIR EDUCATION

Over the years there has been a deep-seated sense of loss in the hearts of society and communities regarding how certain professions, previously viewed as vocations, have lost not only their appeal but their dignity and integrity. I dare say ‘ziya jika izinto’ (things are starting to change) and we at Valued Citizens Initiative are enthralled to be at the front line of that change through our Values in the Lead professional development programme.

This month we honoured, celebrated and rewarded 149 educators and School Management Team members from 25 public primary and high schools that have completed successfully this programme. Teachers are the backbone of our society, they not only teach and mould our children but they help groom and raise our leaders. Leadership is transferrable, and through this programme we assist educators to ignite and reignite their own leadership flames in order to awaken learners they encounter.

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