Interview with Mr. Motlhale, the Co-ordinator of Round Sqaure in Tiger Kloof
What inspires you most about Round Square?
The commitment beyond academic excellence to personal development
What qualifications should you have if you want to be involved in Round Square?
You should be teachable, adaptable, comprehensive in thinking and passionate about people and nature.
How much time do you spend on it?
It may vary to 2 days a week to 4 days.
Usually when you go for Round Square conferences, how long do you go?
Mostly is 5 days (excluding the flight days)
How many participants must be involved every time you go?
6 – 12 participants excluding the RS Rep (A teacher) and the principal.
When was Round Square established and who came up with the plan of it?
I guess at re-opening; by Mr. Matthews.
Have you always enjoyed Round Square?
Of course. It’s an opportunity for growth for all those involved though it’s a lot of work.
If you join Round Square, what do you think is the most unforgettable moment?
The speech by Ms. Gandhi during the African Regional conference we hosted.
What is Round Square about?
Internationalism, Democracy, Environmental Awareness, Adventure, Leaderships and Service.
Why are the ideals important and what it stand for?
To serve as a guideline to develop a world-class leader with democratic principles; brave; passion for people and appreciation for nature.
We had 5 learners
and a teacher who went to a round square conference in Germany.
Angela Sebitloane, Thabo Kanakang, Thabang Mosenthal, Rethabile Mothibi, Delia Du Toit
Mr A.G Motlhale was in charge of the participants who are:
They got their visas on August during school days last year.
By: BOITSHOKO SEBABETSANE