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Our online course is designed to equip coaches with the knowledge needed to effectively deliver a Coaching Conservation program, including the necessary theoretical background in ecology, ethology, and pedagogy, all tailored to our ‘Learning from Wildlife’ teaching model. However, the secret ingredient is and always has been the ability of CC coaches to really inspire kids, ensuring every kid has the most fun and memorable experience possible, in order to motivate as much empathy for threatened wildlife as is possible.
Inspired by the Comrades Ultra Marathon, a small band of dedicated runners set themselves a long distance challenge to raise funds for Coaching Conservation.
CC coaches delivered our new Vulture RAP to the kids at Gweta’s Gasebalwe Seretse Primary School with excellent results!
CC teamed up with local artists to create a new mural and circle nudges to help promote Covid-safe behaviours in Maun
After Coaching Conservation staff helped install a water-saving Tippy Tap at Mathiba Primary School, we recently went back to conduct a post-installation survey and see what changes our nudges had created.
Copying a successful scheme in Bangladesh we used colourful slabs painted with encouraging messages leading from the school toilets to a newly constructed washing basin station to promote hand-washing behaviour…
During our successful Coronavirus Survival Kit campaign, a new community need was presented to us. Mathiba Primary School expressed concern that few students were washing their hands after they had used the toilets, so Coaching Conservation quickly stepped in…
As part of CC’s Coronavirus campaign, we have been busy renovating and upgrading the Conservation Resource Centre in Maun – with some help from an old student!
In 2019 Coaching Conservation established a key collaboration with Southern African Wildlife College to help train future coaches.
COVID-19 left all our CC staff and coaches without any children to teach or mentor, but we have not been sitting idle!
Thanks to a generous grant from Cincinnati Zoo, Tjipo Keaikitse, our new Botswana Program facilitator, was invited to Kenya for a women’s leadership course.
Matswane Primary School Grade 5 Class is treated to a full day in the bush, Horseback Safari and a Vulture RAP.