Grade 11 Empowerment Project (supported by Investec)

The JuniorTukkie team, in collaboration with experienced presenters, will be hosting a virtual Grade 11 Empowerment Project for Grade 11 learners. Due to COVID-19 safety measures, we are unable to host a physical Grade 11 Empowerment Week this year. 
  • The virtual Grade 11 Empowerment Project will be presented over a two-month period, from 3 August 2020 to 1 October 2020.
  • Links to sessions and presentations will become available at 12:00 on the first day that the presentation or session is scheduled and will remain active for the duration of the programme. 
  • Enquiries may be forwarded to [email protected]





Monday, 3 August 2020 at 12:00

Opening of the virtual Grade 11 Empowerment Project

Mr Setlogane Manschidi
(Head CSI, Investec)

This is an introduction to the Grade 11 virtual Empowerment Project 2020. Mr Manchidi is Head of Investec’s Corporate Social Investment (CSI) division in South Africa which in essence gives him the privilege of championing Investec’s contribution to society through various CSI efforts focusing mainly on education and entrepreneurship. 

 Monday, 3 August 2020 at 12:00

I am a Brand - Session 1

I am a Brand - Session 2

I am a Brand - Session 3

Click here for the worksheet referred to in Session 3

Mr Ferdie Heunis
(Roarrr Leadership)


ROARRR Leadership is geared to activate people to reach their full potential. After 10 years in the people development industry, ROARRR can guarantee activities for learners that are energetic, effective and meaningful.

 Saturday 8 August 2020 at 12:00

Please note that the EBIT live stream session was recorded and the link to the video will be available soon. Watch this space!

Joint session (live stream from 08:00-13:00):
Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology 
and JuniorTukkie

Ms Emly Mathe and Dr Petrus Lombard

The Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology will be presenting information regarding all the disciplines offered in the three schools within the faculty:

  • School of Engineering
  • School for the Built Environment
  • School of Information Technology

 Monday, 10 August 2020 at 12:00

[email protected] 22 (Entrepreneurship). Click on the relevant link below to watch the videos:

Mr Albert van Wyk

Albert van Wyk is a 27-year-old self-made millionaire at 22, qualified Industrial Engineer and a full-time entrepreneur. His main ventures include property investing as well as his business Gazzaroo. As one of the youngest millionaires in South Africa, Albert’s passion is to give back and empower the youth of South Africa through financial education. Get involved and learn how you can also become a South African millionaire.

 Monday, 17 August 2020 at 12:00


Mr Setlogani Manshidi
(Head CSI, Investec)

Mr Manchidi, Head of CSI at Investec, will be delivering a motivational speech.

 Monday, 17 August 2020 at 12:00
  • Introduction to Career Xplora and tutorial
  • The importance of career development
Mr Tyrol Venturini
Career Xplora is an online career guidance platform, supported by Investec.

 Tuesday, 18 August 2020 at 12:00

UP Campus Tour

UP Campus Tours guides

Launch of the virtual tours for all faculties in collaboration with JuniorTukkie and
UP Campus tours

 Wednesday, 20 August 2020 to
 Wednesday 27 August 2020
 at 12:00

Personality Plus

Ferdie Heunis
(Roarrr Leadership)

Consists of 4 videos and feedback session (date to be communicated

 Monday, 27 August 2020 at 12:00

Leadership and Public speaking
  • Leadership 1: Love and Excellence
  • Leadership 2: Attitude of gratefulness and growth
  • Leadership 3: 3 Ds
  • Leadership 4: Environment and Resilience
  • Public Speaking 1: Introduction and journey
  • Public Speaking 2: Preparing your mind
  • Public Speaking 3: Preparing your message
  • Public Speaking 4: Preparing your preparation

Sibusiso Mgoleme

8 X 15 minutes videos

 Monday,31 August 2020 at 12:00

What is JuniorTukkie all about?
How to download the JT App

Dr Petrus Lombard

Instructions on (a) how to register for JuniorTukkie membership and (b) how to download the JT App. 2 videos

 Monday, 31 August 2020 at 12:00

Introduction to Mathematical reasoning 
Mathematical reasoning: Three basic approaches

Sarel van Greunen

7 x 6-10 minutes Videos

 Monday, 7 September 2020 at 12:00

Time management and study methods

Dr Petrus Lombard

4 videos

 Monday,14 September 2020 at 12:00

DESA Recruitment videos

Dr Pieter Clase

Videos (number to be confirmed)

 Monday, 21 September 2020 at 12:00

Fees and Funding


Mr George Chauke

Ms Lorrainne Bartlett



 Wednesday, 23 September 2020 at 12:00

PACE Career

Dr Pieter Clase

Introduction video

Learners will complete the online PACE career questionnaire

Feedback session virtual.

 Wednesday, 31 September 2020 at 12:00

Virtual faculty visits and info sessions.

All faculties

Marketing videos. Full programme will be confirmed as soon as all faculties are in place.

 Tuesday, 1 October 2020 at 12:00

Closing ceremony

Dr Petrus Lombard and Selena Davids

Virtual Zoom session for all participants.

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