News

Read the latest news from MOT South Africa below.

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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MOT Introduction to Parents in Burgersdorp

On 26 August we visited our 2 new partnering schools within the Burgersdorp Community – Mzimkhulu Primary School and Ethembeni High School for a MOT Introduction to the Parents, which was a huge success. Not only do the parents support the MOT Programmes and welcome them to their children, but they would also like to become […]

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MOT Coaches’ Basic Education in Burgersdorp

On 26 – 27 August 2022, we hosted our second MOT Coaches’ Basic Education for the year, but the first to the Burgersdorp Community, Eastern Cape, as part of our partnership with Scatec and it was a huge success! A total of 27 MOT Coaches who are educators, community workers and volunteers were trained, representing […]

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Testimonials & Reviews from Partners and Associates

View our testimonials and recommendation letters from our MOT Partners and Associates below. Recommendation Letter – Northlink College Recommendation from Counselling Psychologist Letter of recommendation – False Bay College Testimonial – Radisson Blu Our regular analyses of feedback from MOT students at TVET colleges have revealed the many young lives positively impacted by exposure to the […]

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MOT Coach Blogger of the Month – Terence Klassen

Mr Terence Klassen, Principal of Fairmount Secondary School, MOT Coach and this year’s Are Hovstad Award Winner is this month’s MOT Blogger of the Month. (Read more about the Are Hovstad Award here). Here he shares his story about how MOT started and the effect of the MOT Programme on the staff, youth and community […]

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The Are Hovstad Award Winner 2022

Pictured from left: MOT Programmes and Training Manager, Andiswa Makha; wife of Are Hovstad, Wenche Hovstad; Principal of Fairmount High School, Terence Klassen; Social Entrepreneur, Nadia Gabier The Are Hovstad award was presented for the first time at the MOT AGM and Awards Ceremony in 2019. Jarl Are Hovstad was a founding Board member of […]

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