The Amplify After School Symposium is for

After School Programme Leaders and Practitioners

January 30- 31st, 2024

Birchwood Conference Centre

Be part of the AMPLIFY After School 2024 conference in Johannesburg, a gathering to celebrate innovation, explore fresh strategies for your After School Programme, and acquire new skills through masterclasses led by industry leaders. That’s the essence of the Amplify After School Symposium – a platform for inspiration and growth.

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This conference will cover relevant and unique themes, including “Amplifying Educational Transformation.

We will delve into the role of ASPs in the ecosystem and how they advance socio-emotional learning in underserved areas, enhancing support for children and youth. Explore “Scaling Impact” as we cover effective strategies and sustainable models catering to diverse needs. Embrace “Innovation” as we delve into innovative tech in the ASP space. Unlock opportunities in the “Employing & Empowering Youth” theme, gaining insights into youth employment challenges, successes, and future possibilities. In the theme  “Strengthening Public Partnerships”, we will explore government priorities and powerful collaborations within schools. “Sustainably Resourcing ASPs” is a key theme that will explore building your brand, positioning your organization, and innovative funding practices

A transformative week for…



& Leaders

Your Conference Experience

2-day programme 

20+ speakers, masterclasses, workshops and panel discussions.

Discovery sessions

Learn something new or go on an adventure with these deep-dive workshops, activities and excursions.

Networking party 

There will be a facilitated networking session with drinks to inspire conversations, make deep connections with kindred spirits.


Explore masterclasses covering topics such as Cultivating Soft Skills in After-School Environments, Identifying Alternative and Sustainable Funding Sources, and Executing a Successful Advocacy Campaign.

Pecha Kucha Style Talks

Pecha Kucha-style presentations await you, delving into innovative arts programs, future-ready skills like coding without computers, technology-enabled learning, and collaborative monitoring and evaluation.

Deep Dives

Embark on in-depth explorations into harnessing the influence of branding and leveraging public funds for youth employment. Gain insights on scaling and initiating impactful endeavors from scratch, featuring perspectives from established NGOs.

The venue

Birchwood Conference Centre

The Birchwood Hotel & Conference Centre located near OR Tambo International Airport has fantastic conferencing facilities and both four-star and three-star hotel rooms. We will be using a main conference room and breakaway rooms plus the Runway Restaurant for a drinks networking event.

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January 30- 31st, 2024

Birchwood Conference Centre

If you are an after school programme leader, practitioner or changemaker who wants to grow, innovate, learn and collaborate, you can’t miss this conference.

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