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Three2Six Newsletter September, 2019

September edition is available! During September we faced various challenges given the xenophobic attacks that took place in Johannesburg but this didn’t stop us from delivering on our mission. In our Three2Six newsletter, you will find out more about the various activities that were carried out for the children and

Three2Six Newsletter August 2019

In August, the projects activities was a bit slower than the usual as two of our campuses were on holiday, but we still have some exciting articles to share with you: a video of the project, athletics day at Holy Family College campus and other activities and events for our

Three2Six Newsletter July 2019

Our Three2Six July newsletter is online.We had various activities such as Three2Six partication in UN High Level Political Forum side-event, Mandela day celebration, partners visits and many more. Enjoy!

Three2Six Newsletter June 2019

It’s online the Three2Six Newsletter with our project activities in June. This month we had various activities including visits from partners, our participation in events, farewells to volunteers and our invitation to a special visit to the UN. Enjoy!

Kitoko

Kitoko is a word in the Lingala language that means “beautiful”. The children from the Three2Six Project have chosen the word to be the name of the educommunication project developed by the volunteers with them. The project aims to stimulate the critical thinking of the children and their protagonist, as

Three2Six Newsletter May 2019

It’s available our Three2Six Newsletter about the main activities on Three2Six in May. This month we’ve had updates on our Judo classes, visits from Novices, our monthly Alumni Day, Educommunication classes at Holy Family College and much more.

Material Donations

Material donations Today our Grade 5 and Grade 6 children from our campus in Sacred Heart College received a donation of school materials from Shepherd Seed NPC that they will use in regular schools. We are really grateful to receive this donation and the children too.

Opening Mass

Opening Mass Today our Three2Six Project children made part of the Opening Mass after the Holidays at Holy Family College – Parktown with all the students in the school’s chapel

Athletics Carnival

Recently, our Sacred Heart Three2Six Learners took part in an inter catholic athletics carnival held on Sacred Heart College Grounds. With a limited amount of time to train, our learners performed with great success, taking home the gold in some of the races. Our relay teams were shining as they

August Holiday Program 2016

During the Soccer World Cup in South Africa in 2010, there was a concern that our children may be at risk of targeting for child trafficking. As a measure to help ensure their safety during this period, Sacred Heart Marist College organized a holiday program. We are currently celebrating our

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Three2Six Project

We are very happy to welcome in our team a new volunteer, Gianpaolo.

He is coming from Italy and will be based at our offices at Holy Family College – Parktown for the coming few months.

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1 week ago

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Today is the first day back at school for our learners. Many new, nervous, smiling faces walked through our classroom doors, ready to tackle a new year and new challenges. We are so happy to have our children back. #threetosix #SacredHeartCollege See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

Three2Six Project

Today we are very happy to share with you our first ever award! It is a presence learning and teaching award (silver winner) that we received last week at the Reimagine Education Conference & Awards: The Oscars of Education held in London, UK, which was sponsored by the The Wharton School, the University of Pennsylvania and QS Quacquarelli Symonds. We are very grateful for it! See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

Three2Six Project

And that’s a wrap! On Friday, our two-week holiday program ended. We were so lucky to have such an amazing team of volunteers to help us. Merry Christmas to everyone! See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

Three2Six Project

Today, the sun was back in Johannesburg and so were our swimming classes! The children were very enthusiastic about it and enjoyed every second of it. Other highlights of the day included our visit to Play Africa, our isiZulu classes and our advent calendar craft activity. We had prepared special treats for the children to add to their advent calendar. Tomorrow, we are going to the zoo. Stay tuned! Sacred Heart College See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

Three2Six Project

Our holiday programme volunteers getting ready before the start of the day! Today’s schedule includes Play Africa , science lessons, craft activities, reading and cooking
Australian Catholic University (ACU) Saint Marcellin Champagnat Award
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2 months ago

Three2Six Project

End of the first week of our holiday programme! Today’s highlights included some energetic judo classes, a wonderful performance by #HookedOnBooksSouthAfrica for our younger grades, and painting their donated bags. Keep following us in the coming days for the second and last week of our holiday programme! #SacredHeartCollege See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

Three2Six Project

Yesterday, our December holiday programme kicked off!

The children enjoyed a talk by Consol Glass on recycling, isiZulu classes, craft activities, swimming, cooking and reading.

Today, we had a fantastic time at Sci-Bono Discovery Centre where the children were able to play while learning about various aspects of science. The interactive science show with various experiments was also a highlight!

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2 months ago

Three2Six Project

We are very pleased to announce that our project has been shortlisted for the Presence Learning & Teaching Award of Reimagine Education!

This year’s awards process was the most competitive yet: over 1500 applications were submitted. This is a great honour to have been shortlisted.

As a shortlisted candidate, we will take part in the Reimagine Education Conference in London from the 8th until the 10th of December. We will be presenting the project to the participants on Monday the 9th and attending the rest of the conference during those three days.

If you are also part of the conference, come say hello! We will have an exhibition table in the main hall.

The results will be announced on the 10th of December.

Stay tuned 🙂

Reimagine Education Conference & Awards: The Oscars of Education Reimagine Education Awards See MoreSee Less

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2 months ago

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Happy World Children’s Day! Today we also celebrate the 30tieth anniversary of the UN Convention on the rights of the child. Children are the future. Their rights must be safeguarded #WorldChildrensDay30 years ago today, world leaders made a promise to children: we will keep you safe, we will help you learn and we will always uphold your right to speak and be heard. Now, on #WorldChildrensDay, it’s time to fulfill the promise of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. See MoreSee Less

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