DeafNET completed three Social Competence in Leadership workshops. The last workshop (Leadership in SA) has been carried forward to the 2021 – 2022 financial year.

DeafNET will execute the project once the situation has been stabilised in South Africa.


DeafNET’s Social Competence in Leadership also called “Equip to Serve and Lead” is designed to develop the potential of Deaf leaders through guidance, training and inspiration/motivation.

This training program is designed to give training in Social Competence in Leadership, help potential Deaf leaders to develop skills, including personal skills like self-awareness and social awareness, organize, deliver effective training and to know how to assess the impact and success of the training.


The Social Competence in Leadership workshop took place from 01 – 05 February 2021, at the Conference Hall of COBICERSOM, in Bafoussam, Cameroon. The workshop was hosted by the COBICERSOM, in partnership with DeafNET Centre of Knowledge. Twenty five participants took part in this workshop


The workshop took place at Tanzania Commission of AIDS (TACAIDS), Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania, from the 22 – 26 February 2021. The workshop’s main approach was based on theories and Models of Leadership, Self-awareness and Self-management in Leadership, Establishing and Maintaining Networks and Partnerships and the SoCoMo diagram.