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close this bookLife Skills for the World of Work: Experiences in South Africa (International Labour Organization, 1997, 40 p.)
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Open this folder and view contents2. The context: South Africa
Open this folder and view contents3. Life skills in South Africa
Open this folder and view contents4. Description of different life skills components
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View the documentAnnex I. Key players and their strategies
View the documentAnnex II. List of organizations interviewed
View the documentAnnex III. Level of education of the population of South Africa
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Annex II. List of organizations interviewed

Counterparts in South Africa


Ms. Jo-Anne Solomon (Senior Programme Officer, Training and Research)

c/o University of Durvan-Westville,
Private Bag X54001,
Durban, 4000,
ph. 27-31-8202816,
fax 27-31-8202815,

Border Kei Training Trust

Mr. M.R. Dokoda (Executive Director)
Mr. Keith Venables (Manager for Technical and Strategic Planning)

Private Bag X13,
Mdantsane 5219,
ph. 27-403-612141,
fax 27-403-612515

Career Research and Information Centre

Mr. Stephan Courry (Training Coordinator)

P.O. Box 378,
Athlone 7760,
ph. 27-21-6378040

Catholic Welfare Trust

Mr. Shakespeare Dwangu
Mr. Siyanda Mdudusama (Local Youth Coordinator)

37a Somerset St.,
Cape Town,
ph. 27-21-252095

DoL, Career Services

Ms. Mimie de Beer (Head)
Ms. Estelle Crafford
Ms. Vanessa Pieters

ph. 27-12-309.....

DoL, Career Services

Ms. Amanda Thompson
Ms. Elsabe de Vries
Mr. Paul Le Grange (Training Adviser, Port Elizabeth)

Private Bag x6045,
Port Elizabeth 6000,
ph. 27-41-55-6255,
fax 27-41-52 3588


Mr. A.K. Adams, (Training Adviser, Western Cape)

P.O. Box 18347,
Wynberg 7824,
ph. 21-4605105


Mr. Patrick Phelane


Mr. S. Lutholi (Training Adviser, Eastern Cape)

Private Bag X9005,
East London 5200,
ph. 27-431-23021,
fax 27-431-439719

Eastcape Training Centre

Mr. Kendall Landman (Manager)

P.O. Box 1082,
East London 5200,
ph. 27-431-945 2255,
fax 27-431-934-1440 or 27-83-2269884

Eastern Cape Adult Learning Project (ECALP)

Mr. Ian McKenzie (Director)

5th floor, Capital Bld,
547 Main Street, Port Elizabeth,
ph. 27-41-547314,

Family Foundation of South Africa

Ms. Martie Booyzen (Director)

804 Church Street,
ph. 27-12-433830 or 27-12-3426420,
fax 27-12-342 3945/6420


Ms. Lynette King (Life Skills Teacher)

14 Nimbus Way,
ph. 27-21-728959 (h), 27-21-9381555

Garda, Centre for Social Development

Ms. Thelma Henderson (Director)

19 Somerset St.
6140 Grahamstown,
ph. 27-461-25049,
fax 27-461-25049


Mr. Tony Shepherd (CTA, Project for Prevention and Resolution of Conflict Promotion of Workplace Democracy)

523 Chruch Street,
P.O. Box 40254,
Arcadia 0007, Pretoria,
ph. 27-11-8804160
fax 27-12-3411109

Independent Mediation Service of South Africa (IMSSA)

Ms. Marion Shaer (National Director for Education)

1st floor, 1 Park Road,
Richmond 2092, Johannesburg,
P.O. Box 91082,
Auckland Park, 2006,
ph. 27-11-4822390,
fax 27-11-7267411

Independent Project Trust

Ms. Glenda Caine (Director)
Ms. Iole Mathews (Head of Training)

18th floor, Old Mutual Centre,
West St., Durban,

Industries Education and Training Institute

Mr. Mervyn H. Silber (Director)
Mr. A.J. Clarke (Training Manager)

4th Floor, Pier House, Heerengracht,
Cape Town, 8001
P.O. Box 3726,
Cape Town, 8000,
ph. 27-21-252084,
fax 27-21-4191022


Ms. Christel Rosenberg (Life Skills Development)
Mr. Ismail Randeree (Senior Training Officer)
Mr. Guy Winship (Operations Manager)

90 Leicester Road,
Mobeni, Durban,
P.O. Box 32557,
Mobeni 4060,
ph. 27-31-426012,
fax 27-31-4690305,

KwaZulu Natal Training Trust (KTT)

Mr. James Oosthuizen (General Manager, Training)

P.O. Box 10094,
Ashwood, 3605,
ph. 27-31-703-1155,
fax 27-31-703 1980

Lead the Field Africa

Mr. Frekki van Krayenburg (Director)

209, Bellairs Drive,
P.O. Box 755,
North Riding, Randburg,
2162 Johannesburg,
ph. 27-11-462 1620,
fax 27-11-462 7410/1955

Natal Training Centre

Mr. Brydal Martin (Divisional Manager, Business Skills)

Surprise Road, Pinetown,
P.O. Box 912,
Pinetown 3600,
ph. 27-31-701 4568,
fax 27-31-7014568

National Training Board (NTB)

Mr. Sam Morotaba (Secretary of NTB)

ph. 27-12-3237633


Mr. Brian Goliath (Social Worker)

447 Vink,
Paarl 7646,
Eastern Cape


Ms. Lesleigh Timothy (Social Worker, Life Skills Training)

2nd floor, United Building,
58 Field Street,
Durban 4001,
ph. 27-31-3042761/2/3,
fax 27-31-3040826

Province of the Eastern Cape, Department of Education and Culture

Mr. Khaya Matiso (Director for Tertiary and Adult Education)

Private Bag X0032,
Bisho 5708,
ph. 27-401-950357,
fax 27-401-9564160

Quaker Peace Centre

Mr. Andrew Shackleton (Training Department)
Ms. Zena Jacobsen (Head of Training)

3 Rye Rd, Mowbray,
Cape Town 7700,
ph. 21-6857800,
fax 21-6868167,

Randse Afrikaanse Universiteit

Prof. W.J. Schoeman

Posbus 524,
Johannesburg 2006,
ph. 27-11-4892911,
fax 27-11-4892191

Resource Action Group (RAG)

Frank Julie, Coordinator

49 Bream Way,
Nooitgedacht, 7490,
P.O. Box 17508,
Lavistown 7465,
fax. 27-21-934 4178,

Rhodes University

Ms. Ann Bouwer (Adult Basic Education)
Mr. Laurence Dwright (Director, Adult Basic Education)


Service Corps Head Office

Col. S.I. Potgieter (Director)

Private Bag X161,
Pretoria 0001,
ph. 27-12-355 6626/16,
fax. 27-12-355 6602

South African Institute of Race Relations

Mr. Derek Joubert (Director, Educational Programmes)
Mr. Andile Xonti (Life Skills Trainer)

5 Long St.,
Mowbray 7700,
South Africa,
ph. 27-21-6851025,
fax. 27-21-6852501,

Storyteller Group

Neil Verlaque-Napper (Director)

P.O. Box 617,
Melville, 2109
ph. 27-11-482 3008,
fax. 726 1632

Triple Trust

Christopher Osborn (Business Training Coordinator), Phumlani Bukahe (Nat. Expansion Coordinator)

P.O. Box 13227,
Mowbray 7705,
ph. 21-4487341/2/3,
fax. 21-4487321,


Mr. Nicolas Bwakira (Director of Operations for Southern Africa)
Ms. Chansa Kapaya (Senior Programme Officer)
Ms. Lois Williams (Regional Social Service Officer)
Ms. Pia Prutz Phiri (Senior Regional Legal Officer)
Mr. Bruno Geddo (Senior Regional Legal Officer)

8th floor, Metropark Building,
351 Schoeman Street,
Pretoria 0001,
P.O. Box 12506,
Pretoria 0126,
ph. 27-12-3220200,
fax. 27-12-3220216

University of Cape Town

Ms. Lucide Kent (Life Skills Teacher)

Irydene, Glebe Rd,
Rondebosch, 7700,
ph. 27-21-685747