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Young people face big challenges on a daily basis: career choices, sexuality, substance abuse… And they’re expected to be healthy, composed and change the world. That’s a lot of pressure. 

TLT equips young people with the practical skills to navigate daily pressures, empowering them to understand their identity and potential. We focus on life empowerment and leadership skills delivered in an engaging way, tackling tough topics that develop young people into leaders. Developed in 2017, our team of specialists work in multiple schools across South Africa.

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Discover personal identity

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Realise potential

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(Be) Empowered with practical skills

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Activate dreams and goals

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Mentorship through individuals, facilitators & industry leaders

Training tomorrow’s leaders today

Schools

We help schools deliver engaging leadership content, through Life Orientation lessons or extra-curricular activities, that is relevant to learners.

Online

We are excited to announce that all our sessions have now gone online, and at a discounted rate so you can join us from anywhere in the world.  Hundreds of students have joined in for weekly Online sessions. 

Holiday

Sessions

Open to any High School goer, our leadership sessions are hosted during the holidays and give young people the space to understand a top-of-mind subjects in captivating way. 

Workshops

Our short and focused workshops for schools and educators assists schools breach hot topics and better equip their learners. As daily pressures change, so do the talking points.

Connect

An additional support for parents, Connect Sessions are for learners who opt for ongoing mentorship. Time is carved out to delve deeper into subjects, providing guidance and motivation. Mentorship is open to any young person.

Meet The Team

Behind TLT is a team of passionate and diverse individuals, uniquely equipped to equip and inspire learners.

Burt Ronald

TLT Founder & Managing Director

Burt has been in leadership positions in the finance and business sector, recruitment and client management and most recently founded TLT — heading up the educational sector of the training and successfully marketing the brand.

Kwazini Zulu

Operations Director

Kwazini has represented South Africa and Africa on prestigious global business and leadership platforms, being awarded the Africa Idea Trophy (Africa) and Future Leaders League (London, UK) and is a One Young World Ambassador.

Sboniso Mlaba

Lead Facilitator & Business Development

Although he studied towards a degree in Industrial Psychology, Sboniso has found his calling in his passion for youth development. He has also been awarded the best Youth On The Move poet for his work with the youth in the community of Malvern, Queensburgh, in KwaZulu-Natal.

Aaron Pillay

Lead Facilitator

 

Aaron is a young and joyful young adult, whose passion for uplifting the youth and love for engaging with people has made him a strong facilitator. Aaron matriculated from Durban High School in 2018 and then spent 2019 facilitating lessons and giving back to his old school. 

Slindile Xhakaza

Lead Facilitator

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Sbusiso Lushozi

Facilitator

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Tristan Daley

Project Coordinator 

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Philisiwe Precious Mazibuko

Project & Admin Coordinator

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Sinta van Rouendal

Creative Assistant

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Bronwyn Pillay

Creative Assistant

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Silindile Nkala

Lead Administrator

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Londiwe Mthembu

Lead Administrator

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Taylene Safedien

Admin Assistant/Facilitator

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Leah Wiggill

Admin Assistant/Facilitator

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Asiphe Memela

Admin Assistant

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Vicky Simpson

TLT Facilitator, Trainer and Developer 

Vicky is passionate about contributing to the development of a more just world and exploring ways that social cohesion can be built through storytelling, the creative arts and dialogue. She has been part of many city initiatives: Durban Dialogue, Red Light Anti-Human Trafficking Initiative and Story Sessions.

Sara Thackwray

Freelance Writer & Editor

Sara has written and published many academic articles in the field of South African literature, as well as two children’s books. She has worked as a high school educator, research assistant, events planner and administrator.

Danielle Van Rooyen

Curriculum Writer 

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Lisa Gouws

Curriculum Writer/Editor

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Stacey Ronald

Accounts Administrator

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The TLT Foundation

We believe in the equal empowerment of all lives. Our non-profit, the TLT Foundation, was created to enable us to share this life-changing programme with under resourced communities across South Africa.

TLT is proudly in partnership with The Saville Foundation.

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