SISTEME, NETWERKE en LEIERSKAP

1. INLEIDEND Meneer tussen ek en jy meneer, wie gaan nou dan die wa dan smee meneer? Die vraag is eintlik wie doen die werk, wie kyk en gee opinies en wie maak die verskil? Party verhale begin stil-stil en eindig op ‘n hoogtepunt…ander eindig met ‘n stortkop. Iewers tussenin sien mens die verskil. Kom…

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WHAT LIES BENEATH

PJ Schoeman was a hunter as a farm boy in Natal, but became an academic and writer as a grown up. In the 1945 book about “TRADOS; Die swerwer boesman” Schoeman tells how he lived with the Koi-San for a long period of time. During these adventures he asked Trados one evening alongside a fire…

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Adventure + EQ = Learning for Youth

Can adventure programs use EQ to transform the lives of struggling youth? Jan Heenop grew up on a farm in South Africa, surrounded by wildlife and nature. He spent a lot of time alone, and the skills he needed for survival were bush smarts and a gun, not social and emotional intelligence to get along…

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Why a Gap Year?

The social sciences, sustainable energy and problem-solving skills form part of the niche in which we are becoming known. The landscape of formal education is changing and we realize that students need experience and training to stand firm in the world of post-formal training. Since adventure has the potential to force people to move outside their comfort zones, it also aids the thought process.

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A Positive Mind

In the story of Jenna and Alice, “LEAVING Time”, Jodi Picoult explains how elephants develop their ability to remember, as the result of an extra large hippocampus. Elephants are thought to possess excellent long-term spatial-temporal and social memory, both memory types being at least in part hippocampus dependent.

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Why is it so HARD to make positive CHANGES?

I’m following the social media on the bold decisions our economical and political leaders are making at present and I’m really interested on the drivers behind their behavior. The real question I’m asking here is;

How many of us know people who have trouble stopping behaviors that are causing physical or emotional harm to other people? How many of us are those people?

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IETS OM TE HERKOU IN DIE VROEË HERFS VAN 2016

INLEIDEND When deeds speak, words mean nothing…   overgeset seinde… praat is afdraende en doen opdraende.  Klink beter in Afrikaans nė? ‘n Onlangse BURGER van so om en by 23 Maart 2016, het ‘n aantal uitstekende artikels wat verslag lewer van wat op die plaaslike dorpies aan hierdie kant van die heelal aant gebeure is  (die…

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