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PULSE in NMF Sommerkurs 2017

It is our experience that good teamwork is a crucial part of working well together to achieve specific goals as colleagues. This summer the PULSE team were challenged by NMF to develop a summer campaign to be offered to their … Continue reading

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Attending Another National Workshop!

One of the most memorable experiences the PULSE team in South Africa has had so far was the National Tutors Workshop in February , and we are happy to yet again attend a national workshop. This time the Project Officers … Continue reading

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PULSE teaching methods: Cases

When PULSE is out facilitating for tutor teams across South Africa, one of our focus areas is to facilitate for reflection. We work together with the tutor team, using their expert knowledge about the field band and their members to … Continue reading

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Strengthening cultural awareness

Recently the whole PULSE-team were fortunate enough to travel to Hamar to participate in a festival called “Stoppested Verden”. Being invited to Hamar meant more than anything to PULSE-team as we got the opportunity to represent our country in this … Continue reading

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Change Agent Action Plan

If you follow our blog regularly, you might have read our previous post about Educational Band Visits. An Educational Band Visit is where PULSE and Field Band Education travel to various bands out in the regions offering training and up-skilling … Continue reading

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Implementation of PULSE strategies and teaching material.

During the National Tutor Workshop in February, all tutors that attended were tasked with taking the story of Gira and other music and health related activities back to their bands. In the following weeks, the tutors representing most of the various field … Continue reading

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PULSE Celebrates Norwegian Constitutional Day

On the streets of Norway playing South African music on Norwegian Constitutional Day the 17 May. May 17, is a Constitution of Norway that was signed at Eidsvoll in the year 1814. The constitution declared Norway to be an independent … Continue reading

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