Posts by Amanda

YCAP Presented with Innovation Award

We are so excited that YCAP was awarded the Special Ministerial Award – a plaque, certificate and cheque for R30,000 at the Gala Awards Dinner at Serenegeti venue at Birchwood Conference Centre on Friday night 29 November 2019. YCAP is a programme powered by Empowervate Trust and run in collaboration with the Department of Basic…

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Award Ceremonies for National Champions

In November 2019, the Primary School Beginner and Advanced Category winners received their prizes at prestigious award ceremonies. The aim of the ceremonies is to celebrate the achievements of the teams, showcase the school and Department of Education’s roles in the achievements, as well as profile the learners as role models, active citizens and values-driven…

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Celebrating Learners Making Positive Changes in their Schools and Communities

On 16 August 2019, the winning teams of provincial primary and secondary school national finalists gathered at Kopanong Hotel and Conference Centre in Benoni, Gauteng to showcase the sustainable impact they made on social, environmental, educational or economic challenges in their schools or communities nationally. This is the 10th Annual Youth Citizens Action Programme (YCAP)…

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Where are they now?

This Heritage month we are looking at how the Y-CAP Alumna from Solomon Mahlangu High, Eastern Cape have been doing…we want to get your updates too!

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Ministerial Outreach Programme: Drop all and read

On 10 December, the National Minister of the Department of Basic Education, Mrs Angie Motshekga, launched the “Drop all and read” programme at Tsosoloso Ya Afrika Secondary School in Ebony Park, Gauteng. The aim of the event was to encourage parents, teachers, youth – the whole community – to work together to improve the dismal…

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