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Field Trips For South African Schools

COVID-19 has severely disrupted both inbound and outbound international travel so now is the time for South African schools to embrace local school field trips. The disruption in international travel presents South African schools, educators and parents with a perfect opportunity to expose our youth to South Africa’s most significant global asset – its biodiversity and natural heritage.

The Earth Is An Endless Educational Resource

“Tell me and I will forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I will learn.” If this is true, then nature, the outdoors and authentic cultural experiences are the perfect learning environment. Link this to the fact that unless we instil a reverence in our children for nature, environment, biodiversity and cultural …

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“Why do I have to pay to volunteer or intern abroad?”

Volunteer and intern programmes abroad can be expensive so this is a very good and reasonable question. Your time, hard work and passion are valuable, so it is important to know where your money is going! In most cases a volunteer/intern project develops around a cause/need that is important yet normal business models are inadequate …

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10 compelling reasons you should join a Wildlife Internship Or Volunteer Programme after graduating

The commercialization of education has led to greater emphasis on academic theory and obtaining a degree, rather than practical skills. The end result is that the academic system is highly geared to pumping out graduates that are not “fit for purpose” and thus unemployable in the field. This is the number one reason that employers …

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A meaningful GAP year is an investment

Millions of college-age students have to make a difficult and important decision soon regarding their careers and higher education. It is one of those big moments in life! A big commitment with big financial implications, but now, due to COVID-19, it’s more fraught than ever before. Accredited academic institutions suddenly have had on-line teaching thrust …

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FOR THREE DAYS ONLY – Get a free copy of Andrew Anderson’s latest book: ‘A Complete Guide to Planning A South African Field Trip’