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Leadership final-01

Students work closely with two life coaches who teach them how to harness their potential.

Digital final-01

Students are introduced to various online tools including social media platforms to give them a digital voice.

Design thinking final-01

Enabling students to exercise their ideas through visual thinking, mind mapping.

Entrep Final-01

Identifying needs/opportunities in the community and how they can be converted into a business opportunity.

Community Involvement Final-01
Community Devolopement

Students are inspired to find ways to uplift the community.

Project managment final
Project Management

Students will learn valuable lessons about the project management process, the key role players in a project, and acquire skills and understanding on how to successfully manage and complete a project.

Social Innovation Final-01
Social Innovation

Assisting students to look at new strategies, concepts and ideas that meet social needs of all kinds  from working conditions and education to community development.

Alumni finish-01

After students have successfully completed GLA and graduated, our hope is to bring the GLA generations together and leave a footprint as GLA fellows.


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  • Foundation Phase

    The 4 faculties in the Foundation Phase are compulsory.

  • Class Times

    The GLA programme runs on a Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30am – 3:30pm.

  • GROW Alumni

    A network of opportunities created for all past Grow Leadership Academy graduates

  • Student Campuses

    The GLA programme runs across 3 campuses – Bridgetown, Rocklands and Tanzania.

  • Founding Dates

    The GLA programme hosted its first class/workshop in 2011.

  • Meals

    A lunch snack, tea and coffee are provided during GLA training days.

  • Play & Learn

    The GLA programme uses a Play & Learn approach in all classes.

  • Graduations

    A graduation is held at the end of the year to celebrate all students who have completed the programme.

  • Age Requirements

    The GLA programme is aimed at unemployed youth aged 18 -25 years old.