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Project Summary: The Safety and Security Action Learning Set 
 
Project Contact Person: Bruce Damons and Jabu Bam
Contact Numbers: 041-5043895 and 041-5044025
Email Addresses:
Jabu.Bam@nmmu.ac.za
Bruce.Damons@mandela.ac.za
 
What is the project about?
 
The Safety and Security Action Learning Set (SASALS) comprises of learners, parents and teachers from six high schools in the Northern Areas namely; Arcadia , Bertram, Booysen’s Park High, Chatty, Sanctor and Westville.  SASALS is co-constructing a safety and security plan which will be implemented in the schools.  SASALS is one of the Golden thread projects – these are projects which are led by the CCS, developed in collaboration with identified stakeholders of the school and implemented in all schools.
 
Aim of the project
 
Development of an organic safety and security framework for the six schools
Developed a survey based on data collected from the various stakeholders in the school 
 
Stakeholders of the project
 
Helping Hands Trust, its affiliated companies and organisations
Nelson Mandela University through:
Faculty of Education – Centre for the Community School; Faculty of Education Students
Educators  
Learners   
Community member per school
Representative of Metro Security
Parents
 
Successes obtained/events held
 
1. Creation of a co-constructed security framework that was workshopped with the learners, teachers, schools and the community
2. Completed surveys – Mid March for the following stakeholders:
Learners
Teachers
Parents
3. Analysis of information survey – March
 
Any other relevant information 
The programme for the development of the safety and security framework is under way.