Project Purpose (Vision of the Project)
To offer school learners a chance to develop skills in dramatic art, which they use to express community issues, and thus become more articulate and empowered
Who is the Target Community
Learners from Sithokozile Secondary School
What is the scale of the project? (How many people does it benefit / Or how many communities does it involve / any other measure of scale)
Approximately 10 performers at any one time (the number varies), as well as audiences who watch the productions (i.e. the school and members of the surrounding community)
The life span of the project: When did it start? Does it have an end date in view?
2006 – ongoing
Evaluated impact or influence, or predicted potential impact
there has been very positive feedback from school principal and staff about the way this project has affected learners in terms of confidence and awareness
What cooperation is there with other organisations in this outreach?
Project is run at Sithokozile Secondary School
How is the research potential of the outreach being exploited?
Project was started as a service to the school and learners, so was not set up for research but this could easily be done. It would provide interesting areas of research for Masters and Ph D students
How many Students are involved in the Project
Drama Method 3 students
Learners who are inspired by the project speak about becoming drama teachers
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