Tag Archives: Education

Ulovane Update: Acquiring Essential Life Skills through Guiding

01 Sep
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Instructors Blog : Acquiring Essential Life Skills through Guiding Ulovane update: I was asked to write about anything I find interesting about training field guides at Ulovane. What I find most interesting about training field guides, strangely enough, is not the wonders of nature, but the life skills that a career in guiding together with […]

Ulovane update: April Trails Guide Group Final Week 7

01 Jun
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Life as a trainee Trails Guide: Final Blog….a sad farewell! Ulovane update:Writing the final blog for this chapter of our group’s journey is quite emotional, to say the least.  Tomorrow we all write the final trails exam, and the past few days have been spent learning and trying to cram as much information as we […]

Ulovane update: April Level one Group Week 7

30 May
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Life as a trainee Field Guide: Another week closer to our assessment game drives! Ulovane update: We started our Week at the Intaka campus, as guests rather than trainee guides. The Trails Guides had to do their assessment walks- and we were their victims. So in two groups we discovered the Kariega reserve on foot. […]

Ulovane Update: April level one group Week 6

23 May
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Life as a trainee Field Guide: BIRDS, Birds and more Birds! Ulovane update: We started the week with a morning game drive in Amakhala, with a beautiful sunrise escaping the morning cloud to shine our way down past olive grove…. we then found a large amount of blood with little evidence suggesting the event that took […]

Ulovane Update: April Level One Group Week 4

10 May
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Life as a trainee Field Guide: Building Confidence every step of the way Ulovane update: Every week at Ulovane is exciting and this week was no different. Monday we spent in lectures on Botany (which includes trees, plants, wildflowers and grasses) who knew there was so much to learn and so interesting! Tuesday we were […]