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[Big History] The Planetarium and Digital Dome

This year, thanks to the support of the US Embassy, PASCAP Trust ran four 10-week Big History classes at our after school centres in Khayelitsha, Tafelsig, Mitchells Plain and Hout Bay. To complement the course’s big ideas and support related local organisations, our young Big Historians went on three science-themed excursions around the Cape, the first of which was to the Mother City’s brand new digital dome…

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[PRESS RELEASE] DRAW FOR LIFE 2017

After the successful delivery of the Draw for Life programme in 2016, 8 new learners from Aloe High School, Matthew Goniwe High School, and Hout Bay High School were chosen to participate in the second round of the course in 2017. Draw for Life is an innovative initiative developed by Animation SA and is proudly supported by Triggerfish Studios and The Animation School in

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Interning in Cape Town: Travel Blog

Being an intern at Pascap Trust is not only about gaining an incredible experience of working in both an office and school environment, but also about utilising your time in the beautiful city of Cape Town. Working for Pascap has been a truly eye-opening and worthwhile experience, from planning leadership sessions to playing ‘I love you but I can’t smile’ with the learners. It

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A Hero’s Journey: Don Pinnock On Creating A Story The Youth Can Believe In

“Every teenager, at some point, needs to be their own hero and be well regarded by their peers,” writes Don Pinnock in Gang Town. Although getting recognition from elders is important, teenagers also require the respect of their peers—some don’t even get that. Sadly, on the streets, violence can give you credibility, so if we don’t show these young hearts and minds that there

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