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Life Skills Programmes

LIFE SKILLS PROGRAMMES - INTERACTIVE FORUM THEATRE-IN-EDUCATION

Programmes created for the empowerment of SA youth from all socio-economic backgrounds, (Forum Theatre is a technique referred to in a UNICEF publication called "Children First"). Young people learn to identify, debate and deal with choices, responsibilities and pressures they face everyday.

IT'S YOUR LIFE (HIV/AIDS AWARENESS PROGRAMME) 2015

National Children's Theatre touring company visited†20 primary and†secondary schools in Soweto, Diepsloot, Alexandra, Tembisa, Benoni, Orange Farm and Sebokeng†to present IT'S YOUR LIVE (HIV/AIDS AWARENESS PROGRAMME).†NCT would like to thank American Embassy for the grant and†as well as the Gauteng Departmen t of Education, principals, teachers and learners for their support. This programme was seen by 6284 learners. The aim of this project was to assist in the social development of the community by empowering young people with knowledge about HIV/AIDS through drama.

NCT visited the following schools

WEEK ONE:

East Rand School of the Arts, one performance,†02/02/2015

Phomolong Secondary, one performance, 02/02/2015

Tiakeni Primary School, one performance, 03/02/2015

Wisdom and Knowledge College, one performance, 03/02/2015

Fons Luminis, one performance, 04/02/2015

Moletsane High, one performance, 04/02/2015

Rabasotho Secondary, one performance, 05/02/2015

Kwa-Bhekilanga Secondary. one performance, 05/02/2015

Tshepho Themba High, one performance, 06/02/2015

Bernato Park High, one performance, 06/02/2015

WEEK TWO:

Igugu Primary, one performance, 09/02/2015

Donaldson Primary, one performance, 09/02/2015

Tshedimosho Primary, one performance, 10/02/2015

I.H. Harris Primary, one performance, 10/02/2015

Ekuphumeleleni Primary, one performance, 11/02/2015

Usindiso Primary, one performance, 11/02/2015

Gazankulu Primary, one performance, 12/02/2015

Ahanang Primary, one performance, 12/02/2015

Thathani Primary School, one performance, 13/02/2015

Tshilidzi Primary, one performance, 13/02/2015

TOUR PICTURES



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IT'S YOUR LIFE HIV/AIDS (AWARENESS PROGRAMME) 2014

Through the power of edutainment, National Childrenís Theatre (NCT) in partnership with Gauteng Department of Education presents ITíS YOUR LIFE (HIV/AIDS AWARENESS PROGRAMME) to school learners in Mamelodi, Soweto and surrounding areas. This programme was seen by 2,583 learners.

The production has been made possible by part of a grant of R3 million from the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund (NLDTF).

DATES: 10 February to 21 February 2014

TARGET MARKET: Grade 6 to Grade 9

Schools targeted: 20

AREAS: Soweto and Mamelodi

NCT visited the following schools in Soweto:

Isulihle Primary School, two performances, 10/02/14

Parkdale Primary School, one performance, 11/02/14

Eldorado Park Primary School one performance, 11/02/14

Floridalaan Primary School, two performances, 12/02/14

Tshilidzi Primary School, one performance, 13/02/14

Tiakeni Primary School, one performance, 13/02/14

Thathani Primary School, one performance, 14/02/14

Nhluvuko Primary School, one performance, 14/02/14

NCT visited the following schools in Mamelodi:

Emthunzini Primary School, one performance, 17/02/14

Bohlabatsatsi† Primary School, one performance, 17/02/14

Sikhanyisele Primary School, one performance, 18/02/14

Bajabulile Primary School, one performance, 18/02/14

Motheo Primary School, one performance, 19/02/14

Mononong Primary School, one performance, 19/02/14

Ezazi Primary School, one performance, 20/02/14

Refentse Primary School, one performance, 20/02/14

Boikgantsho Primary School, one performance, 21/02/14

Balebogeng Primary School, one performance, 21/02/14

THE REVEALERS (AN ANTI-BULLYING PLAY) 2014

Adapted by Doug Wilhelm and Lindsay Berdan from the novel by Doug Wilhelm

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National Childrenís Theatre (NCT) in partnership with Department of Education presents The Revealers, An Anti-Bullying Play to school learners in Mamelodi, Soweto and surrounding areas. This production was seen by 4,834 learners.

The production has been made possible by part of a grant of R3 million from the National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund (NLDTF).

DATES: 24 February to 7 March 2014

TARGET MARKET: Grade 7 to Grade 10†

Schools targeted: 20

AREAS: Soweto and Mamelodi


NCT visited the following schools in Soweto:

Jabulani Technical Secondary School, one performance, 24/02/14

Letare Secondary School, one performance, 24/02/14

Lancea Vale Secondary School, two performances, 25/02/14

Topaz Secondary School, two performances, 26/02/14

Kliptown Secondary School, two performances, 27/02/14

Missourilaan Secondary School, two performances, 28/02/14

NCT visited the following schools in Mamelodi:

Modiri Technical Secondary School, one performance, 03/03/14

Bonalesedi Secondary School, one performance, 03/03/14

Stanza Bopape Secondary School, two performances, 04/03/14

Japhta Mahlangu Secondary School, two performances, 05/03/14

Mamelodi High School, two performances, 06/03/14

Phateng Secondary School, two performances, 07/03/14

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"I'm a Special Person" deals with bullying. Anything that impacts on a person's space and self esteem must be addressed.

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"Picture This: Teens, Aids and Drugs" - The gap between awareness and behaviour is dangerously big. This production empowers young people to make the right choices for themselves. Programmes are staged at the NCTT theatre and toured nationally.