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Go for Gold is very excited that our recruitment drive for 2023 has opened. We extend our invitation to Grade 9 and 10 students who take pure Maths and Physical Science and have an interest in technical careers. Visit our Student Recruitment page here.

Go for Gold joins the global #LightsOnAfterschool movement

Partners in the After School sector, including grant-making and educational support organisation, The Learning Trust (TLT), the Western Cape Government’s Youth and After School Programme Office and the Community Chest, are putting the spotlight on After School. For the first time this year, South Africa is joining Lights On Afterschool, a 20 year old international […]

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 […]

SAFCEC Annual National Conference

Go for Gold was invited to attend the SAFCEC Annual National Conference at the Misty Hills Country Hotel in Muldersdrift, Gauteng in October 2017. We were fortunate to have an exhibition stall and have our highly esteemed alumnus and Go for Gold board member, Amanda Mtya present at the conference. Amanda shared her journey on […]