MOT strengthens youth’s robustness and mastery of life

49 MOT-schools
9.350 Youth

MOT was started by Norwegian top athletes after the Winter Olympics in 1994 with the objective to prevent social problems in society. The MOT Concept is based on the purpose of creating a safer society by strengthening youth's robustness, awareness and courage – courage to live, courage to care and courage to say no. The MOT Concept is like a key-card that is lent to schools and municipalities on a partnership premise.

The MOT programmes

Among the factors that make MOT unique are the five programmes in schools and local communities, with a 50-50 focus on the individual and on the group. The programmes strengthen the individual’s robustness and awareness and promote robust and constructive relationships – safe class environments, inclusive school cultures and sustainable local communities.

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The MOT ambassadors

The MOT ambassadors are high profiled role models within sports and cultural life. By being involved in MOT and proudly wearing the MOT logo, they are contributors to strengthening youth’s quality of life. MOT’s ambassadors reinforce MOT as a brand.

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MOT locally

Local MOT coaches, who are excellent at reaching the youth are crucial for MOT to have success. A MOT school is a secondary or upper secondary school that has entered into partnership with MOT. MOT also enters into partnership with municipalities. Click below to see all the schools in MOT South Africa that have MOT.

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During the early hours of yesterday morning – 18 April, a vegetation fire broke out in Cape Town, traveling towards the University of Cape Town, causing damage to the UCT library, residences, and the upper campus. This resulted in the evacuation of all students. Rhodes Memorial has been affected as well. We have prepared a […]

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We welcome 26 newly trained MOT Coaches to the MOT Family!

On Friday, 26 March, and Saturday, 27 March 2021, MOT South Africa hosted its first MOT Coaches’ Basic Education for the year at Fairmount Second School in Grassy Park. A total of 26 participants: principals, educators, social workers, and community volunteers have been trained as MOT Coaches from Fairmount, Zeekoevlei and Lotus High Schools, and […]

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