“Edufundi came at the right time for me, I did not know what to do but now I am confident,” said a Departmental Head in the Eastern Cape who started in a new position in a new school last year. She was echoing the words of a young deputy principal in KwaZulu-Natal who is excited about the coaching she is receiving that has helped her to get direction and order in her work.
“This is the first workshop where I didn’t want to leave!” says one participant. “I loved you last year and I love you this year still, Mrs V; I’m always excited to come to these workshops,” says another. Statements like this can be heard from many who attend Edufundi’s Lead Like a Champion workshops.
In celebration of World Teacher’s Day 2022, Edufundi is releasing a short documentary that celebrates the resilience of two primary schools in Durban following the devastating ‘triple blow’ over the last three years - the COVID pandemic in 2020, the social unrest in 2021 and the flooding in 2022.
“Growing up I have always been driven by the notion that the Education profession is a vehicle for all professions. I remember just how I admired the young teachers that came into my school. I knew then that I wanted to grow up and be a teacher.