YUVA began first Remedial Class at Goodlands with 62 Secondary School Students

Throughout the formal education system in Mauritius, students are expected to conform to a standardised academic curriculum regardless of their ability. Besides, some may experience a disrupted education on account of economic and structural barriers.

As such, these students are often referred to as slow learners because they encounter difficulties in grasping the rudimentary and therefore, should be allowed to learn at their own pace. This situation cries out for remedial education. Remedial classes are synonymous to a medicine necessary to cure the slow learners of their learning difficulties and hence, improve their educational performance.

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YUVA awarded participants of Moral & Civic Education Programme at La Gaulette SSS

YUVA was invited for the Prize Giving and Music Day ceremony at La Gaulette State Secondary School where students were awarded a Certificate of Achievement on successfully completing YUVA’s Moral and Civic Education Programme. Each and every student participated thoroughly throughout the Programme at their school.

The students were able to learn about the “Ethics”, which was the first topic, which is important for juniors to become respectable people.

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YUVA to launch Remedial Classes of English and French Languages in the North for Secondary Students

As from next month, YUVA is starting free remedial classes for needy secondary school students living in the north. If you know any such eligible student, feel free to recommend him/her to us at 2181732.

We believe that every child possesses a unique capability. But in a formal classroom, a student doesn’t get the scope to learn as per his/her choice and needs. Students are bound to follow an organised curriculum despite having disinterest for many subjects. So they fail to understand the subjects which do not interest them. Often they don’t take part in the interactive session. Sometimes they are humiliated in the formal classroom for their disinterest.

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YUVA implements Moral and Civic Education programme at Islamic Cultural College (Boys)

YUVA’s Moral and Civic Education programme has successfully been implemented at the Islamic Cultural College (Boys) on 17 June 2019. YUVA team is working with a batch of 38 enthusiastic students. The first training session has discussed the topics of morality and civilisation.

The focus of this training was “ethnic”, which is important for teenagers to become respectable citizens of the country. This training described five specific ethical qualities, namely; perseverance, responsibility, commitment, integrity and caring for others.

The first section began with the introduction of values, as the daily life of an individual is influenced by an individual’s own values. In other words, values guide individuals through their lives. There are two types of values: Innate values and Acquired values (also known as external values). The concepts of these two values were precisely introduced to students.

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YUVA starts Moral and Civic Education at Pailles SSS (Girls)

Today, on Tuesday the 11th of June, a dedicated team at YUVA conducted training on moral and civic education with 40 students of Grade 10 at Pailles State Secondary School (Girls).

The “Moral and Civic Education” training programme is an initiative by the YUVA Academy designed to inculcate in fellow young Mauritians values and virtues of a civic and proactive life.  It is of utmost importance to instil in the youth life skills that will greatly contribute to all aspects of their holistic development. Civic education is invaluable in the Mauritian society as only by understanding their roles and responsibilities are citizens empowered to protect democracy.

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YUVA Academy launches Certificate in Positive Parenting Programme

The YUVA Academy, in close collaboration with the Sidus Learning & Development Institution and the Centre for Counselling & Mindfulness, has come up with a new empowerment programme – the Certificate in Positive Parenting Programme. This 12-hour short course reiterates the fundamentals of a strong and secure family support system that aims to equip parents with the skills and confidence they need to be self-sufficient and to be able to manage family issues.

The Certificate in Positive Parenting Programme covers a broad range of topics, including what parenting skills are, the dynamics of discipline, teaching values to our children, small and daily habits that will make the difference and more. It is ideal for all parents, but can also be a very useful tool for caretakers, grandparents, teachers, and anyone who spends a lot of time helping to shape the minds of the next generation. The programme provides an overview of all the parenting skills that are necessary to raise a healthy and well-adjusted adult. It will also help participants to learn where and why some challenges may arise and how to best go about overcoming them.

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