Our Mission


The original aim of the project centred around the development of educator capacity to deal with the psycho-social issues in their school communities.  It was intended that these educators would become agents of change in their contexts, and would be identified as resources by other community members.  This mission was to be realised through the Sizabantwana model that was developed jointly by the psychologists and educators involved in the project.

The Sizabantwana Model:


The model that was developed centred around the following principles:

  • Respect for the capacity of educators

  • Respect for the local knowledge of educators as community members (i.e. that they are experts of their own situation)

  • The belief that people are able to generate their own solutions

  • And the belief in the agency of educators in their contexts.

The group welcomes new members all the time! Contact us for more information.

Download Potential Projects


18 October 2018

Metro Methodist Church

Time: 13h30

To request more information:

Contact the Coordinator

Abigail Wilkinson


Mon-Fri 8am - 5pm

083 566 3527


You can also request more information with this form:

Your details were sent successfully!