YUVA brings Moral and Civic Education Programme to MEDCO Alex Bhujoharry Girls College

On Thursday, 4 September 2019, the YUVA Academy was once again able to conduct its Moral and Civic Education (MCE) programme with 47 students of the MEDCO Alex Bhujoharry Girls College.

After the classroom had finally filled up and the 47 students had taken their seats, the trainer, Mr Kris Padayachy, broke the ice by explaining that he himself used to attend this school many years ago. This relaxed the atmosphere and from then on, the students listened attentively.

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YUVA extends its Moral & Civic Education Programme to Jean Marie Frank Richard SSS, La Tour Koenig

The YUVA Academy has successfully launched its Moral and Civic Education programme at the Jean Marie Frank Richard State Secondary School, La Tour Koenig on Tuesday, 13 August 2019. During this first session, Mr Kris Padayachy, the trainer, and the YUVA team welcomed 38 determined and dynamic students.

The session opened with an introduction of the students before getting to the first topic of the day, which was ‘Respect’. Mr Padayachy talked about the respect of the self and the respect of others. During this part of the session, the students were a little shy to participate, so Mr Padayachy had a little chat with them to make them feel at ease. They were asked about where they live and at what time they reach school in the morning. After that, the students felt more comfortable to speak out during the rest of the session.

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YUVA complète son programme d’Éducation Civique et Moral à l’association ELLES C NOUS

Le programme d’éducation civique et morale de la YUVA Academy a été achevé avec succès le jeudi 25 juillet 2019 à l’association ELLES C NOUS. L’équipe de YUVA a eu la formidable occasion de travailler avec un groupe de 24 étudiants passionnants au cours de deux journées de travail acharné.

La première session a débuté par une introduction des élèves. Chaque élève s’est présenté en nous indiquant leur nom, âge et leur école. Grâce à cette courte introduction, notre équipe a eu la chance de pouvoir établir un premier contact et faire la connaissance d’une vingtaine  d’élèves entre 10 et 16 ans.

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Cohort 5 of YUVA’s Leadership Programme joined by 18 Aspiring Leaders

The cohort 5 of the Certificate in Leadership for Social Change programme started on Saturday, 6 July 2019. The YUVA Academy’s School of Leadership and Development welcomed 18 aspiring leaders, including NGO representatives from various parts of the island. The Certificate in Leadership for Social Change programme is delivered by YUVA Executive Director, Krishna Athal.

This course teaches you critical concepts to help you better understand, operate, and thrive in leadership roles. We challenge you to apply learning using a realistic simulation, based on real-world leadership experiences. We aim to develop your leadership knowledge to become an effective leader in order to foster social change through leadership development. Using interactive activities, including reflexive journals, you develop your own understandings of what constitutes good leadership and how to apply this knowledge in real-life situations.

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Cohort 5 of YUVA’s Entrepreneurship Programme joined by 16 Aspiring Entrepreneurs

The cohort 5 of the Certificate in The Entrepreneurial Mindset programme started on Saturday, 6 July 2019. The YUVA Academy welcomed 16 aspiring entrepreneurs, including NGO representatives from various parts of the island. The Certificate in The Entrepreneurial Mindset programme is delivered by YUVA’s Programme Coordinator, Adiilah Mohorun.

Uncover the secrets of thinking like an entrepreneur to create value for stakeholders and society across a variety of business settings. What does it really mean to think entrepreneurially? The entrepreneurial process isn’t only for start-ups, it’s a comprehensive mindset that will teach you to identify, assess, shape, and act on opportunities in a variety of contexts, settings and organisations. The ability to ‘think like an entrepreneur’ and ‘act like an innovator’ are critical skills for success across industries and are proven tools to help distinguish you in the workplace and to accelerate your career.

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United Nations Economic and Social Council grants Special Consultative Status to YUVA

The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) at its Coordination and management meeting of 6 June 2019 adopted the recommendation of the Committee on Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) to grant special consultative status to YUVA.

This consultative status enables YUVA to actively engage with ECOSOC and its subsidiary bodies, as well as with the United Nations Secretariat, programmes, funds and agencies in a number of ways.

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