First Cohort of Students Graduate from Patten College: YUVA’s Leadership & Civic Programmes

Today, we have successfully completed our four weeks of training programmes on Students Leadership and on Moral and Civic Education. The training took place at Patten College Girls for students of Grade 9 and 10. At the end of the training, Certificates of Participation and Medals were awarded to them. Our first session was on Leadership. The training was conducted in the presence of 34 students of Grade 10. We commenced by defining ‘Encouraging Read more

YUVA launched ‘Moral & Civic Education’ at Patten College for Grade 9

The “Moral and Civic Education” programme for secondary schools was successfully launched by the YUVA Academy on Monday, 14 January 2019. The development training took place at Patten College (Girls) and our first batch has commenced with around 35 ambitious students of Grade 9. The moral and civic education is an important component which targets at fostering teenagers’ positive values and attitudes through the learning and teaching of several key learning subjects. The programme Read more

YUVA’s ‘Students Leadership Programme’ launched at Patten College for Grade 10

The ‘Students Leadership Programme’ for secondary schools was successfully launched by YUVA on Monday, 14 January 2019. The development training took place at Patten College Girls and our first batch commenced with around 30 ambitious students of Grade 10. We, at YUVA, believe that every individual has leadership potentials and that their particular gifts, talents, and skills can be enhanced through education, training, and development. Leadership is a process, not a position. Therefore, YUVA Read more

YUVA launches Leadership Programme in Secondary Schools of Zone 2

YUVA, one of the largest and most active youth-led NGOs of Mauritius, joins YUVA Academy, its subsidiary for launching an intensive free leadership programme for secondary school students of Zone 2. Designed for a 12-hour duration, this leadership programme challenges secondary school students to apply learning using a realistic simulation, based on real-world leadership experiences. YUVA aims to develop young people’s leadership knowledge for them to become effective leaders in society. Using interactive activities Read more

Sita Saminaden on “5 modern management tips to leaders and entrepreneurs” at YALES 2018

At the YUVA Annual Leadership & Entrepreneurship Summit 2018, Sita Saminaden talked on “5 modern management tips to leaders and entrepreneurs”. About Sita Saminaden Sita is passionate about all aspects related to the “customer”. After a fruitful career of more than 18 years at Mauritius Telecom where she got the golden opportunity to evolve in the dynamic world of telco customer management, she has acquired a solid understanding of the dynamics of customer relationships and Read more

FIRST Global Challenge 2018 (Robotics): Mauritius Reaches Semi-Final in Mexico

Yesterday, Team Mauritius reached the semi-finals at the FIRST Global Challenge 2018 (Robotics) before being defeated by Teams Romania, Singapore and China. In May 2018, YUVA had launched an invitation for application among Mauritian secondary school students to participate in the FIRST Global Challenge 2018 (Robotics) in Mexico. Among hundreds of applicants, Team Mauritius was formed in June 2018 by 3 students who were selected after an intensive interview process. Team Mauritius consisted of 3 Science students: Anushree Read more

Achieving Gender Equity for Sustainable Development through Environmental Adult Education in Mauritius

Report prepared by Christiana Uzoaru Okorie, YUVA Project Writer Introduction In Africa and some parts of the world, gender stereotypes inherent in the culture of the people, defines women and men in opposite ways, create limitations to both women and men and legitimise unequal power relation. Gender stereotyping refers to the way in which a society expects women and men to behave and the specific roles women and men are expected to play the Read more