The Acorn Programme

ACORN is composed of a number of workshop sessions for young people in the townships of school age, but not attending, for whatever reason.  The program focuses on developing the following:

  • Awareness of the learners’ own self: his or her aptitudes, personalities and abilities
  • The communication skills required in tertiary education and in employment. Training in listening and speaking
  • Self confidence
  • Decision making: how to do the research, take into account all the information in regard to one’s own self before making crucial decisions
  • Regional and national Labour Market information: what are the skills needed by Cape Town and South Africa’s industry and organisations, and what are the opportunities
  • Enterpreneurship

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