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Safe Schools Seminar “Breaking the Code of Silence”

The first in a series of day-long seminars to interrogate ways of making schools a safer place for high school learners will be held at Durban High School on Friday 10 May. Educators, Governing Bodies and other stakeholders have long been grappling with fault- lines in typical school systems and structures and are looking at […]

Breaking the Code of Silence in Schools

Learners choose to adopt a culture of silence when faced by the myriad complex challenges being negotiated by adolescents today. As parents, educators, and caregivers this apparent inability to communicate is baffling and frustrating. How do we break through this and encourage our young people to speak out and not to keep situations of abuse, […]

Be part of the solution at the inaugural Safe Schools Seminar

At Durban High School in Association with

The Governing Body Foundation, The Guardian, Karri and DigiTv

“Breaking the Code of Silence”

Friday 10th May 2019 – 8am to 3.30pm

Registration 7.30am

Speakers include:

Luke Lamprecht, Dr. Graham Bell, Prof. Terry Dowdall, Val Melis, and Marc Hardwick

R530 per delegate

(Includes Refreshments, light lunch, goody bags, and handouts)

Fee discounted to R400 per person from the 3rd delegate onward

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