Course Outline


Future leadership has to take a bold approach to problem solving, cognizant of the multiplicity of views and experiences of people trying to reach a common goal. Such leadership finds globally relevant solutions for local issues and understands that local issues are of global importance.

At the end of the three years, girls are able to:

  • Develop personal goals and objectives
  • Determine and discuss typical ideas about leadership
  • Develop an awareness of purpose, and strategies to realise it
  • Assess the roles of courage and commitment in leadership
  • Compare different leadership styles through awareness of different women leaders
  • Develop individual acts of leadership
  • Expand one’s self-concept as a leader


Advocacy aims to influence decisions within political, economic and social institutions. It includes activities and publications to influence public policy,laws and budgets by using facts,their relationships, the media and messaging to educate government officials and the public. At Nice Place Foundation students are given tools to apply the knowledge they have learnt from the advocacy course, to engage with their target audience and agents of influence and advocate for issues that affect them.

At the end of the three years, girls are able to:

  • Define advocacy
  • Understand and explain several different ways that individuals can advocate for a cause
  • Describe why advocacy is important in a community setting
  • Argue for a solution to a problem they have identified in their community


Computers continue to shape the way that the world around us works. By empowering young women to use and be confident with computers, they become connected with the world, and are able to research, build businesses and lead change globally. Understanding computers and learning the basics of coding provides students with the skillsets to develop their own solutions, while the application of mathematics teaches them problem solving. The ability to code provides future leaders with an advantage, and opens up opportunities to black women in the computer sciences, where adequate representation is lacking.

At the end of the three years, girls are able to:

  • Develop a strong baseline for computer literacy
  • Develop confidence when using a computer
  • Expand their capacity and ability to use computers
  • Assess potential uses for computers and programs in problem solving
  • Develop a passion and curiosity for computers, the Internet and coding
  • Develop a baseline for coding skills

Personal development

This course is divided into two parts:
  • Sexual reproductive health
  • Sexual-health education provides young people with the knowledge and skills to promote their health and well-being as they mature into sexually healthy adults.


Through teaching Nice Place girls about etiquette, they are able to navigate the world with great social skills and a wealth of confidence.

This part of the course is aimed at personal attributes that influence how well one works or interacts with others. The skills learned here make it easier to form relationships, build trust and be dependable (networking skills), and lead teams.