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Community Project Module

Projects

Please view the YouTube reports of the 2013 students:

The main objective of this module is the execution of a community service-related project aimed at achieving a beneficial impact on a chosen section of society, preferably but not exclusively by engagement with a section of society which is different from the student's own social background.  This module also aims to develop an awareness of personal, social and cultural values as well as multidisciplinary and life skills, such as communication, interpersonal and leadership skills.

Typical projects for 2013 were:

  • Maths and Science assistance for learners;
  • Renovation of classrooms;
  • Designing and building of jungle gyms for primary schools;
  • Development and uploading of websites for non-profit organisations;
  • Computer training for learners, educators and community members;and
  • Enrichment projects for animals in the National Zoological Gardens, Pretoria.

Number of students and projects:

  • 2005: 238 students / 47 projects
  • 2006: 738 students / 225 projects
  • 2007: 1208 students / 385 projects
  • 2008: 1712 students / 492 projects
  • 2009: 1295 students / 471 projects
  • 2010: 1495 students / 432 projects
  • 2011: 1592 students / 545 projects
  • 2012: 1605 students / 511 projects
  • 2013: 1689 students / 574 projects
  • 2014: 1707 students

Some of the sponsors for the module: