GOLD Peer Education

Personality Profile

5 Minutes with a GOLD Grad- Khanya Cona

Khanya Cona left highschool in 2013 not only as a matriculate with many plans, but also as a young leader who had gone through the GOLD Peer Education programme.  A chance encounter three years later with a staff member from GOLD,  rekindled memories of being a Peer Educator and led to an opportunity to  be a volunteer intern at GOLD. On her last day, Khanya took five minutes to reflect on her experience before heading back to her hometown to

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GOLD Grad-A promising Entrepreneur

Talent Mabuza is a young man from a humble rural  area in Mpumalanga. He says his life was  "was transformed from lot of anger and sadness" when  he became a GOLD Peer Educator in 2007. He was introduced to the GOLD programme while he was a grade 10 student at Ngodini High school. He says that he did not know the kind of impact the programme would have on his life. The activities he did with the other Peer Educators, like provide vital information

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Know your Learning Style

People experience their immediate surroundings and  acquire knowledge in different ways. The VAK  (visual, auditory, kinetic) Learning Styles model is a repository of indicators that help an individual understand their strengths and preferential ways of learning. The learning styles were conceived originally by psychologists and learning specialists in the 1920s. It would be advantageous for students in all levels of learning to observe what is

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Be Prepared

In a month and a few days time, the National Senior Certificate Examinations will commence. This is the time when matriculates in every  South African school will be required to recall what they have learnt and apply their minds. It is therefore important for students to use their time wisely. There are a number of activities that rob a student of their time. These include: excessively watching television, being idle, spending alot of time with

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