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Our aim is to inspire and motivate people using a variety of methods. The main purpose is to give people the confidence to realize their potential.

Friday Life Skills Classes

Here we discuss various Life Skills topics such as Growth Mindset, Goals, Emotional intelligence and more. This is a relaxed group setting for teens and young people, where they are encouraged towards personal growth and given the necessary tools to achieve each individual goal.

“Life is growth. If we stop growing, technically and spiritually, we are as good as dead.”
Morihei Ueshiba

The presentation of the courses is designed to be insightful and fun, making the process of exploring these topics interesting, taking you on a journey to open your mind to new ideas and possibilities. This process can include demonstrations, activities, questionnaires, games, tasks etcetera, making the courses interactive and enjoyable. A platform is hereby created where individuals feel safe to communicate, share and explore while enjoying themselves.

Join us on Fridays from 19:00 to 20:00

at the Life Skills Training Centre in Gordon's Bay

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Book a Spot

Bookings essential, as space is limited.

Team Building Events

We offer team building events - from kids to corporate. 

Team building is the process of causing a group of people to work together effectively, especially by means of activities and events designed to increase motivation and promote cooperation.

People are the heart of every company, group, team or organization and investing in team building exercises enhances their roles and connections. It builds trust, mitigates conflict, encourages communication, and increases collaboration.

These events can include many different things such as games, puzzles, questionnaires, activities and adventure activities with fun themes such as survivor or minute to win it and so much more... Setting an environment for the group to interact and learn in a fun way. These programmes provide realistic experiences that empower individuals to contribute to common goals.

Benefits of Team Building:

  • Increase productivity. The collaborative nature of a team building challenge teaches people how to work together more effectively.
  • Improve communication. Clear and open communication is key to the success of projects and relationships within a group or company.
  • Creates a platform for people to get some insight into others' way of thinking and motivations.
  • Get to know yourself and others strengths, weaknesses and interests better.
  • Keep people motivated.
  • Learn life skills.
  • Develop problem-solving skills.

What can be achieved with Team Building?

These activities can achieve outcomes such as focus, improving accuracy, reaching goals, goal orientation, teamwork, communication, leadership, cooperation, goal setting, creative thinking, decision making, problem-solving, resilience, time management and trust.

The where, how & how long of Team Building events:

These events can be hosted indoors or outdoors. Depending on the group size, these programs can be presented on location or at Just Africa Life Skills. Outdoors in a park or on the beach is also a great option if the weather permits. We have a rustic adventure campsite which is great for day or weekend team building camps.

The duration of an event can be from a few hours to a day, to a whole weekend camp.

CONTACT US for more info or to book an event.

Life Skills Courses

Here is a list of the Life Skills courses we offer with a short description of each course. Should you require more information on a specific course please contact us.

These courses can be topics for leadership or school camps or any teambuilding activities. Life skills day camps or weekend getaways can be arranged on request.

These courses can be adapted to the particular age/s of a specific group and group dynamics and are therefore suitable for all ages.

Contact us for a tailor-made package for your school, institution, company, family, or for an individual.

1. Personal Finance

  • Budgeting
  • Banking
  • Insurance
  • Investments
  • Savings & Goals
  • Basic skills & confidence in money management

Personal finance is the financial management which an individual or a family unit performs to budget, save, and spend monetary resources over time, taking into account various financial risks and future life events.

2. Study Methods

  • Study Counselling
  • Study Techniques
  • Guidance in Setting Goals
  • Guidance in Structure

Practical help and guidelines for productive study for your child.

3. Growth Mindset

Our intelligence and talents are not fixed traits. Our most basic abilities can be developed through dedication and hard work – brains and talent are just the starting point. A growth mindset creates a love of learning and resilience.

  • Belief systems
  • Mindsets, where do they come from?
  • Individuality
  • Changing your mindset
  • Goals & endless possibilities

4. Setting Healthy Habits

  • Know your habits
  • Make a plan
  • The habit loop

A healthy habit is any behaviour that benefits your physical, mental, and emotional health. These habits improve your overall well-being and make you feel good. Healthy habits are hard to develop and often require changing your mindset.

5. Self-Esteem & Self-Awareness

  • Understanding your emotions
  • Coping with your emotions
  • Being able to view yourself: thoughts, beliefs & behaviours
  • Gaining objectivity

Self-Awareness is having a clear perception of your personality, including strengths, weaknesses, thoughts, beliefs, motivation, and emotions. Self-Awareness allows you to understand other people, how they perceive you, your attitude and your responses to them in the moment.

6. Social Skills

  • Ways we interact with others
  • Understanding and reading social cues
  • Good social skills help us to become confident and independent

Social skills are the skills we use to communicate and interact with each other, both verbally and non-verbally, through gestures, body language and our personal appearance.

7. Stress Management

  • Techniques to reduce stress
  • Regain control of your life
  • Satisfaction and contentment

Stress management is a set of techniques and programs intended to help people deal more effectively with stress in their lives by analysing the specific stressors and taking positive actions to minimize their effects.

8. Healthy Boundaries

  • What are personal boundaries?
  • Name your limits
  • Giving permission
  • Self-awareness

Personal boundaries are guidelines, rules or limits that a person creates to identify reasonable, safe and permissible ways for other people to behave towards them and how they will respond when someone passes those limits.

9. Appearance & Character

  • Making an impression
  • Impact of appearance
  • Self-awareness
  • What you want to convey & how

Appearance is important to gain respect and build self-confidence.
Our character is who we are and what we do. It is important that we have a foundation of strong character.

10. Communication & Conflict

  • Types of communication
  • How do I communicate?
  • Bringing your message across
  • Conflict cures
  • Emotional intelligence

Effective communication serves a key role in successfully resolving conflict. Communication skills are important to living a happy and prosperous life.

11. Emotional Intelligence & Attitude

  • Learn to be aware of, control, and express your emotions, and how to handle interpersonal relationships.

The skills that make up emotional intelligence can be learned at any time. The key skills for building your EQ and improving your ability to manage emotions and connect with others are: Self-management. Self-awareness. Social awareness.

An attitude refers to a set of emotions, beliefs, and behaviours toward a particular object, person, thing. Attitudes have a powerful influence on our behaviour.

12. Time Management & Productivity

Time management is the process of planning and controlling how much time to spend on specific activities. Good time management allows you to accomplish more in a shorter period of time. Being productive lowers your stress, and helps you focus.

We all have very busy lifestyles and everyone can benefit from these practical tips on how to plan your day, studies, work, projects etc.

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“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”
— George Bernard Shaw

 

  • The Life Skills Courses are flexible to accommodate scheduling and training needs.

  • The courses can be done on location or at the Just Africa Life Skills premises in Gordon’s Bay.

  • Individual or group sessions are available.

  • All courses are supported by self-study materials.

  • Courses can be presented at day or weekend camps.

Course Prices

The course prices will vary greatly according to your specific needs such as group size or individual coaching sessions, venue and if you want to combine course topics or focus on one course.

Please contact us for a quote.

Download an information PDF

You might also like: Team Buildig Events   |  Life Skills Adventure Camps

In a constantly changing environment, having life skills is an essential part of being able to meet the challenges of everyday life. We help people tap into their full potential and define/achieve their goals for who they want to be and what they want to do.

Why Life Skills?

Learning life skills is necessary to optimize your health and wellbeing.

The Life Skills & Coaching Programs is designed to encourage personal development in children, adolescents and adults and at the same time providing an outlet for stress; learning responsibility and the necessary skills to be successful individuals.

Personal development improves awareness and identity, develop talents and potential, build human capital and facilitate employability, enhance the quality of life and contribute to the realization of dreams and aspirations.

Our Life Skills Courses:

  • Are flexible to accommodate scheduling and training needs.

  • The courses can be done on location or at the Just Africa Life Skills premises in Gordon’s Bay.

  • Individual or group sessions are available.

  • All courses are supported by self-study materials.

How can these Life Skills Courses be implemented?

These courses make great topics for leadership or school camps or any teambuilding activities, life skills day camps or weekend getaways for corporate groups or couples. The courses can be presented on a weekly basis for a set time or condensed into a one-day course. It is designed to be flexible.

These courses can be adapted to the particular age/s of a specific group and group dynamics and are therefore suitable for all ages.

Who can join a Life Skills Course?

Families, couples, children, schools, teams, employees and individuals.

Any person who wishes to improve their lives by doing challenging or worthwhile things will benefit from these courses. Anybody who is interested in personal development, overcoming difficulties or improving relationships.

These courses can be adapted to the particular age/s of a specific group and group dynamics and are therefore suitable for all ages.

Presentation

The presentation of the courses is designed to be insightful and fun, making the process of exploring these topics interesting, taking you on a journey to open your mind to new ideas and possibilities. This process can include demonstrations, activities, questionnaires, games, tasks etcetera, making the courses interactive and enjoyable. A platform is hereby created where individuals feel safe to communicate, share and explore while enjoying themselves.

Contact us for a tailor-made package for your school, institution, company, family or for an individual.

View available courses

Course Prices

The course prices will vary greatly according to your specific needs such as group size or individual coaching sessions, venue and if you want to combine course topics or focus on one course.

Contact us for a tailor-made package for your school, institution, company, family or for an individual.

Courses Overview Downloadable PDF

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What does Life Skills entail?

Life Skills & Coaching Programs
The development of life skills helps us to find new ways of thinking and solving problems.
Life Skills:
Cognitive skills (this has to do with how you learn and solve problems)
Personal skills (these skills include self-awareness and coping with emotions)
Interpersonal skills (interacting with others i.e. communication and handling conflict)
Why Life Skills?

Why Life Skills?

In a constantly changing environment, having life skills is an essential part of being able to meet the challenges of everyday life. We help people tap into their full potential and define/achieve their goals for who they want to be and what they want to do.

More about Life Skills

Course Implementation
The sky is the limit!

Course Implementation

These courses make great topics for leadership or school camps or any teambuilding activities, life skills day camps or weekend getaways for corporate groups or couples. The courses can be presented on a weekly basis for a set time or condensed into a one-day course. It is designed to be flexible.
Who can join?
This is for everyone.

Who can join?

Families, couples, children, schools, teams, employees and individuals.

Any person who wishes to improve their lives by doing challenging or worthwhile things will benefit from these courses. Anybody who is interested in personal development, overcoming difficulties or improving relationships.
Course Presentation
Insightful & Fun

Course Presentation

The presentation of the courses is designed to be insightful and fun, making the process of exploring these topics interesting, taking you on a journey to open your mind to new ideas and possibilities. This process can include demonstrations, activities, questionnaires, games, tasks etcetera, making the courses interactive and enjoyable.

List of the Life Skills Courses

We offer a range of Life Skills Courses to address certain problem areas and encourage personal development. Everyone would like to make a success of their lives and we offer tips and advice to get you where you would like to be.

Children & Family Dynamics

The Life Skills & Coaching Programs is designed to encourage personal development in children, adolescents and adults and at the same time providing an outlet for stress; learning responsibility and the necessary skills to be successful individuals.

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Our aim is to
Our aim is to
• Help troubled teenagers get back on track
• Help people deal with conflict, stress, and anger
• Discover potential and set goals to reach it
• Help build confidence and social skills
• Help with self-esteem and discipline
• Help improve family dynamic.
This Program
This Program
Is for the purpose of improving in knowledge, maturity, decision-making, leadership and independence, self-sufficiency and more. This is intended to expand thinking patterns, self-image, confidence and experiences by providing an impartial source of support who can listen and understand the challenges you are facing.
Supporting you
Supporting you
We do not stand in as parents, teachers or friends but are there to offer impartial, trustworthy support as individuals can experience difficulties in life on the adventure of growing up and growing older.

Contact us for an assessment.

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Informative Videos

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
by Stephen Covey - Animated book review
Mindset
Learn to develop a growth mindset in this animated book summary of Mindset: How You Can Fulfill Your Potential by Carol Dweck
Emotional Intelligence
An animated book summary of Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ by Daniel Goleman.
Grit
IQ isn't the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggle. Here, she explains her theory of "grit" as a predictor of success. Angela Lee Duckworth
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Sun
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