Annual Industry Fundraising Dinner is back on 28 July 2022

For two years, Go for Gold was unable to host our Annual Industry Fundraising Dinner (AIFD) due to Covid-19. The last dinner was held in 2019 at The Westin, where Go for Gold celebrated their 20th Anniversary. The AIFD is extremely well-attended by industry every year, specifically Go for Gold partner companies who are literally […]

Successful March 2022 Holiday Programme

Thanks to Go for Gold’s partner companies, our students were able to attend various construction sites to see the industry at work. Thank you to our partner W Unser Construction for hosting our Grade 11 and 12 students at an impressive house build in Camps Bay to the value of R33 million. The students thoroughly […]

2018 Seasons Greetings!

As 2018 draws to a close, all the staff at Go for Gold wish all our supporters, students and board members a wonderful Festive Season and Happy New Year! Please note:  our offices will be closed from Friday, 14 December 2018 and will reopen on Tuesday, 8 January 2019! See you all in 2019!!  

2018 Honorary Ambassadors

We are proud to announce the 2018 Honorary Ambassadors were announced at Go for Gold’s Awards Ceremony in Cape Town. Congratulations to Donique Smith and Michelle Marco on this tremendous achievement!!!

2017 Go for Gold Annual Report

Check out our 2017 Go for Gold Annual Report! Download it here: GoforGold_AnnualReport2017_FINAL_digital Hard copies are available upon request, please contact Karen Rademeyer –

Press Release: Industry Goes for Gold

With skills development and high youth unemployment being contentious issues in post-apartheid South Africa, most prevalent of the concerns are aspects that adequately prepare youth for employment. Youth, especially from marginalised communities need support more than before, particularly in Maths and Science subjects in order to support future career aspirations. Challenges however continue for our […]

2017 Go for Gold Bachelor Passes

Go for Gold is extremely proud of our 2017 Grade 12 students ALL PASSING their matric finals! In 2017, 651 707 youth in South Africa wrote their matric exam; 75.1% passed and only 28.7% attained a bachelor-pass. However, 81% of the Go for Gold Grade 12 cohort attained Bachelor Passes for the 4th consecutive year! Well […]

Go for Gold at the African Union

In October 2017, Go for Gold was invited to present our programme for “best practise” in skills development at the African Union conference called “Africa Talks Jobs” in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The conference was organised by NEPAD, Giz, Business Africa with fifty-five African states and the European Union attending. The conference was around the problematic […]