Category: SKILLZ Curriculum 45 posts found


Grassroot Soccer Presents at UN Women German National Committee International Symposium

October 10, 2014

In late September, Grassroot Soccer South Africa Director of Development and Strategy Chris Barkley presented our work using soccer to promote gender equality among adolescents at… Read More

Engaging Boys in Vital Conversations

August 27, 2014

"The SKILLZ for Boys programme allows boys to speak up, increase their knowledge, and ask questions all in a safe space." Read More

GRS Harnesses the Power of Soccer to Speak to Youth

July 7, 2014

" ...I am always reminded to stay healthy and have healthy behavior." Read More

Coach Sibeko: Learning, Teaching, and Caring through SKILLZ Street

February 19, 2014

Coach Namhla Sibeko, Khayelitsha, South Africa SKILLZ Street, GRS’s female-specific program, was designed purposefully to empower female participants and teach them about their particular… Read More

GRS South Africa Wins Impumelelo Platinum Award

January 15, 2014

Award recognizes SKILLZ Street programme for girls, GRS contributions to improving lives of South Africans... Read More

GRS SKILLZ Street Innovator Wins GOOD Pioneers of Health Award

November 21, 2013

Aware recognizes African innovations in health... Read More

Coach Potro’s Supporters

April 8, 2013

Coach Potro (with hat) and his GRS students “My supporters, are you with me?!”, shouts a Grade 8 learner from… Read More

INSIDE LOOK: How a Curriculum Takes the Field

January 10, 2013

A quick overview of what goes in to creating a new GRS curriculum... Read More

Grassroot Soccer Uses SMS Technology to Reach Students with HIV Prevention Messaging

July 1, 2012

Reinforcing healthy behaviors through cell phones... Read More

One Lucky Man!

March 9, 2012

In 2010, Coach Lucky conducted a GRS Skillz activity for the U.S. Men's National Team during their visit as part of the FIFA… Read More