Who We Are

Creating a culture of continued improvement.

Our Vision 

Our vision is to establish Academies using education and cycling as catalysts to uplift and academically transform historically disadvantaged youngsters and communities…

  • Combine Education & Cycling
  • Identify, Educate & Coach Young Talent
  • Focus on Common Value Set & Leadership/Life Skills
  • Promote a healthy lifestyle… Nutrition & Exercise
  • Produce More Employable Graduates
  • Combine Education & Cycling
  • Identify, Educate & Coach Young Talent
  • Focus on Common Value Set & Leadership/Life Skills
  • Promote a healthy lifestyle… Nutrition & Exercise
  • Produce More Employable Graduates

Our mission

To build a facility in the Kwanokathula community that will deliver 3 key elements:

1. After School Academic Program.

2. Post High School Technical Training.

3. Cycling Coaching Program.

     

    Afrter school training program at Kwano Academy

    After School Program

     

    • Dedicated teaching staff anf team of volunteers.
    • Attendance required 3 days per week…No study, no ride!
    • Focus on English, maths, homework & projects
    • Move to 100% On-Line Education with Oversight.
    • School results monitored to encourage continuous improvement.
    • Career counseling…access to scholarships and technical training.

    Continuous improvement is the goal

     

    Poast school technical training

    Post High School Technical Training

     

    • Challenge…Youngsters “drop through the cracks” after school.
    • Low percentage qualify for university.
    • Technical training for non-university graduates does not exist.

      a. Subsidise all candidates to get Code 10 Drivers Licences.
      b. Establish teaching partnerships with potential employers
      c. Focus on skills shortages

    Phase 1: Electricians, plumbers, Computer coding,Hospitality Industry.

    Phase 2: Welders/Metal workers, Bricklayers/Tilers, Bakers,
    Air conditioning technicians.

    This is the first step towards addressing a huge need

     

    Cycling coaching program

    Cycling Coaching Program

     

    • Combine cycling and education… No study, no ride.
    • Reinforces the common value set and leadership / life skills.
    • Promotes a healthy lifestyle…nutrition and exercise.
    • Teaches teamwork… participate in Spur HS Series, Local & national races.
    • Provides an extramural activity.
    • Teaches responsibility / accountability… bike washing and maintenance.

    Essential counter balance to the academic program

    Provide Opportunities… Set Standards… Expect Results

    Our Values & Behaviour

    Creating a Culture of Continuous Improvement

    1. Integrity

    Honest, Trustworthy

    2. Accountability

    Responsible for actions, High ”Say-Do” ratio

    3. Respect

    Yourself & Others, Protect the environment

    4. Commitment

    Dedication, Follow through, Consistent  

    Measures of Success

    At KWANO we aim to help our young people become the best that they can be, by creating a positive and healthy environment where they are encouraged to go the extra mile in their academics and community.

    In order to understand improvement we have to measure the success rate with the standards below:

    • Participation in the program… Number of graduates, low drop-out rate
    •  Improved Academic results
    •  Employment success rate after Academy
    •  Positive role models in the Community

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