Centre-based EE Programme

At the heart of LWS is its formal three- to five-day, Centre-based EE Programme which caters for children and young adult from both privileged and under-privileged backgrounds. We host around 3000 visitors annually, with the majority coming from our local partner communities…

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Eco-Schools Programme

The LWS has been an Eco-Schools supporter since 2006. Initially our association with Eco-Schools started with engaging with just five schools. As of 2014 we were a supporter of 41 rural community Eco-Schools of varying award status of which eight schools were sustaining their Platinum Eco-Schools Awards…

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Youth Development Programme

The LWS Youth Development Programme aims to select and mentor young underprivileged and marginalised individuals who wish to pursue a career in conservation and / or environmental education (EE). This programme focuses its attention on rural black children who live in close proximity to Lapalala and have participated in a centre-based EE programme…

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EE Outreach Programme

The geographical area of focus will be as for the Community Schools. Activities will concentrate on the further development of Eco-Schools in the area, with LWS continuing to act as the Lapalala Eco-Schools Node, and having ongoing contact and encouragement with those schools which have been awarded Eco-School flags…

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Teacher Training Programme

Between 2009 and 2014 the LWS, with generous sponsorship from Anglo American, the DG Murray Trust and the Parker family, ran several Educator Workshops (three day, two nights) to promote the importance of environmental learning in the curriculum…

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Tertiary Level and Internships

With support from the Lapalala Wilderness Reserve, we continue to play an important role in the provision of practical components of the tertiary groups who are in the field of conservation…

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