November 28, 2023

Feedback and guidance: The key to progress

A pivotal aspect of the Support Programme involves lesson observations and feedback sessions immediately following each lesson. Initially, it can be somewhat intimidating for teachers to have someone in their classroom, observing them. However, after the initial few lessons, teachers quickly realize that these observations are meant to provide support rather than judgment.
August 29, 2023

Building strong relationships with the Department of Education

A fundamental aspect of the Edufundi Support Programme design is to ensure that it works alongside the Department of Education - complimenting and supporting their work. In doing so, the effectiveness of the programme is improved.
August 1, 2023

Why do we need educator mentorship in South African schools?

Our three-part Mentorship Series brings together four expert voices to explore the topic of educator mentorship in South African schools. Why is mentorship needed, and what makes it successful or not? What deep change can mentorship bring about - and how can we ensure its sustainability, for the future of all learners?
July 25, 2023

Addressing discipline through improved leadership

Walking into Impendulo Primary School in the Makhaza neighbourhood of Khayelitsha, you would not imagine that it hosts 1,530 learners in small classrooms with limited resources. The school is immaculate and has a tranquil energy to it. Learner behaviour and discipline has a large role to play in this, according to the teachers and deputy principal at the school.
“Edufundi lives on”
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