1 June 2020
Recently, we embarked on a project to measure the social return on funds invested in Skateistan. Thanks to the efforts of three amazing volunteers, we can now calculate the social value of our programs! How do we do that? Read on!
17 March 2020
At Skateistan we aim to put the safety of our staff and students first in everything we do. With the coronavirus situation changing rapidly around us, we thought it was the right time to share our approach to safety.
28 February 2020
Skateistan works to empower women and girls through skateboarding and education. Near the end of 2019, Skateistan Skate Schools participated in the '16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence' to continue advocating on behalf of women and girls.
19 February 2020
We take a look back on our 'Act Local' curriculum, which helps students to understand their own role and potential within their communities.
5 February 2020
Renowned artist and Citizen of Skateistan Robin Rhode recently visited our Skate School in Johannesburg to help inspire the next generation of artists and skateboarders.
9 January 2020
Recently, we piloted a partnership project with Special Olympics South Africa to bring the fun and freedom of skateboarding into the lives of children living with disabilities.
6 December 2019
Meet Ethan, a 14 year old student at Skateistan in Johannesburg. Ethan was struggling at school and couldn't focus. His educators helped him to see what's important, and how to take steps to express himself through his skateboarding and dancing talents.
4 September 2019
Read the latest in our mini series about challenges we've faced and what we've learned from them. This time, we take a look at the power of community engagement.
31 July 2019
Between April and July this year, our Skate and Create students were following the Natural Balance curriculum. Find out what they've been learning about!
29 July 2019
Skateistan celebrated Go Skateboarding Day all over the world. Students participated in a rad day of skating and fun with their communities.