PALS Schools celebrate International Teachers’ Day

The PALS schools recently celebrated International Teachers' Day with a highly competitive sports day. Great competitive spirit existed, and all educators had a wonderful bonding day.

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PALS Program Westville Secondary

As part of the PALS program, an art competition was run amongst the participating schools. The team from Westville Secondary walked away with the winning price. Each team member received a book voucher.

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PALS program

As part of the PALS program the Wellness and Safety committee, consisting of Educators, Learners, Community members meet regularly to discuss processes and steps to keep the program vibrant and to ensure that all interested parties derive maximum benefit...

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Community Schools Feedback Meeting at Sanctor High School

The principals of the six Principal Action Learning Set project, reported back on progress made against set objectives. They confirmed that the Wellness Component of the program has been implemented, and that the framework for the Safety and Security...

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A Co-Constructed Safety and Security Plan (SSP): The Survey

Sanctor High School, Chatty High School, Booysen’s Park Secondary School, Westville High School and Arcadia Secondary School. Representatives (learners and educators) from five of the six schools participating in the PALS program met and co-constructed a safety and security plan...

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Teacher Wellness Program

Teacher wellness is one of the elements of the Principals Action Learning Set. Teachers representing the six schools launched the wellness program with activities to build camaraderie. The program commenced with an amazing race competition, putting teams of the...

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(PALS) Safety and Security; A top priority for the M Secure Foundation

The M Secure Foundation together with the Nelson Mandela University’s Centre for the Community School, have established workshop discussions regarding the safety and security of six Northern Area Secondary Schools. These schools include Arcadia, Betram, Booysens Park, Chatty, Sanctor...

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Helping hands for PE school

WHILE northern areas schools found themselves having to weather turbulent protests and even closures last year because of a lack of teachers and learning resources, a silver lining has appeared for one. The challenge of trying to learn without the...

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Electronic Educational Programmes Project

“In partnership with Teba Trust and Readwood Learning, supported by USAEF, educational electronic programmes through uncapped WIFI were made available to learners at Chatty Senior Secondary School in the Northern areas of Port Elizabeth. These programmes will enhance learner...

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Annual Christmas Outing

One of the most important events on the Helping Hands Trusts' annual calendar is the Christmas outing for children from various institutions that accommodate destitute children.  Every year, the Helping Hands Trust identifies a children's institute or organisation to...

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