Heritage Education School Outreach Project

This is an annual national schools project for grade 8 to 11 learners aimed at encouraging the youth to know their heritage better as well as exploring traditions of other cultures.

Schools in the country challenge each other to represent their province at a week-long camp at a national heritage site where learners are taken through an educational exchange experience of a lifetime.

How Schools Participate

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The NHC submits a concept document to the National Department of Basic Education which is circulated to provincial and district offices. After this process, schools can then register to participate.

Our focus is more on disadvantaged schools and the bias is on learners who are doing Social Sciences learning areas.

For enquiries, please contact the Heritage Unit: (012) 748 3949 |
Email: heritage@nhc.org.za

Winners & Participants

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