The Bateleur

Tag

The Bateleur – Quarter 1 (2022)

Dear friends of the College,In looking ahead to the rest of 2022, if the first quarter is anything to go by, it is certainly going to be a busy and rewarding year on so many levels. In 2020 and 2021 we were faced with many challenges including the impact of Covid-19 which took its toll on...
Read More

The Bateleur – Quarter 4 (2021)

Dear friends of the College,The year is now finally drawing to a close and what a year it’s been! Despite all the challenges faced, we are buoyed by the work we are involved in. Our staff soldiered on regardless of the fact that everyone was under pressure given that a number of staff were placed on...
Read More

Pilot phase of future rangers programme a real success

During 2021, SAWC and Global Conservation Corps (GCC) engaged in a pilot phase of the Future Rangers Programme, whereby the two organizations partnered up to deliver high class environmental, conservation, and leadership curriculum to four schools in the Wildlife College’s area of influence, reaching over 1300 students between grades R to 8. A number of...
Read More

Coaching Conservation – Learning from Wildlife

The Coaching Conservation programme provides Innovative conservation education through the Learning from Wildlife Model, where kids learn about wildlife, and from wildlife behaviour and their individual attributes for application in their personal lives. Having started in 2019, 2021 marks the second year of SAWC implementing the Coaching Conservation programme, and this year the programme managed to reach...
Read More

SAWC hosts gala event in celebration of it’s Jubilee and the growth of it’s Sustainability Fund

In 2020, the College launched its Sustainability Fund with an incredible investment of €2.5m from the MAVA Fondation pour la Nature secured via Peace Parks Foundation. Funds raised by the Southern African Wildlife College Trust, combined with funding secured from founder donors Peace Parks Foundation and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), mean that...
Read More

The Bateleur – Quarter 3 (2021)

Dear friends of the College,Where have the last three months gone? One minute we were getting out our mid-year reports and now, in what feels like a blink of an eye, we are in the final quarter of the year.Much happened in the third quarter:Our flagship students – who are normally with us until end...
Read More

The Bateleur – Quarter 2 (2021)

Dear friends of the College, 2021 continues at a rapid pace but with a number of exciting developments and training opportunities. Income generation remains a priority however especially with the news hot of the press, that due to increased Covid-19 infection rates in South Africa, the country will move into a Level 4 lockdown for...
Read More

The Bateleur – Quarter 1 (2021)

Dear friends of the College, We are grateful for another year, and another opportunity to do the work we’re so passionate about thanks to the ongoing support from our partners and donors. Despite the ongoing challenges facing the College, and indeed the conservations sector as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, our staff and students...
Read More

The Bateleur – Quarter 4 (2020)

Dear friends of the College We’ve walked a long road with the rest of South Africa, and the world, since President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the South African nation for the first time about the Covid-19 pandemic in March of this year. As 2020 draws to a close, the Southern African Wildlife College would like to say...
Read More

The Bateleur – Quarter 3 (2020)

Dear Friends of the College, What a time it’s been since 15 March, 2020, when President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the South African nation for the first time about the Covid-19 pandemic. Between the College’s Executive Committee, its Human Resources (HR) Department and its Academic Departments, we have been steeped in legislation, protocols, policies, rules, and regulations,...
Read More
1 2 3