News

Read the latest news from MOT South Africa below.

MOT Life Skills Leadership Programme for Corporates

MOT Life Skills Leadership Programme for Corporates is hosted in-person or via Zoom, depending on your needs. It consists of 7 MOT Sessions, which will be run over a course of 5-7 weeks with a duration of 2 hours per session. The purpose of the MOT project The MOT life-skills training programmes assist with managing […]

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MOT Coach Blogger of the Month – Claudia Sacco

Hi! My name is Claudia Sacco and I am a MOT Coach and the MOT Coordinator at Zeekoevlei High School, in the Grassy Park area. My journey as a MOT Coach started in 2019 when MOT SA and Wynberg Rotary approached schools in the Grassy Park / Lotus River area to implement the MOT Programme. […]

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MOT well received at Career Expo in Burgersdorp

On 31 August 2022, the Department of Employment and Labor hosted a Career Expo exhibition in Burgersdorp. A total of 12 stakeholders with 200 young people attending the expo. The MOT Coaches and Sinako Stakeholders’ Engagement Forum (SSEF) presented the MOT Programmes they will implement within the community. The purpose of the exhibition was to […]

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Press Conference with Dan Carter

On Friday, 9 September 2022, shortly after landing in South Africa, MOT South Africa welcomed Dan Carter at the College of Cape Town, Crawford Campus wherein he provided inspiration and words of wisdom to the school learners in the community. About 30 learners were in attendance from MOT partnering schools – Lotus Secondary, Fairmount Secondary […]

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Mental Health Awareness

A time to raise awareness of the stigmatized, and often misunderstood topic – Mental Health. September is Suicide Awareness Month and we would like to educate the importance of mental health awareness. What is mental health? Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects the manner in which we think, feel, and […]

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Farewell to our ex-Chairperson, Yasmin Forbes

We bid farewell to Yasmin Forbes who has been with MOT since 2019 and shortly after that was elected as the Chairperson of MOT when Prof Eltie Links retired.  Yasmin came with extensive knowledge, experience, and passion to help MOT SA grow! Very shortly after she assumed office, her influence was felt in the structures she […]

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MOT Research Reports

The results prepared by the Institute for Post School Studies (IPSS) and the University of the Western Cape (UWC) show that the MOT Programme continues to make positive gains regarding how the youth perceive themselves and others, building positive attitudes, increasing resilience, and influencing better choices. Click on the links below to read more about […]

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MOT SA’s New Chairpersons

We proudly announce MOT SA’s new Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson: Ency Litsoane and Beryl Kerr Ferguson officially appointed on 1 August 2022! Chairperson Ency Litsoane, who was initially involved with MOT since 2015, became an MOT Ambassador in 2018, a Board Member in 2022 and now Chairperson of MOT. Having been aligned with SAWEN (South African Women’s […]

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Courage to be a Woman – Women’s Day Event

On Friday, 19 August 2022, MOT South Africa held its Women’s Day event – Courage to be a Woman. The event was held to recognize and honour unsung (women) heroes who dedicate their time to youth development in underprivileged communities. Over 50 youth and women were in attendance. Speakers The Keynote Speaker, Kim Webster, Director […]

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