Hands-on Learning Issue 21

Through our Hands-on Learning publication, we hope to play a helpful role in synthesising information from innovators and implementers in civil society, supporting them to share what they have learned so that others are able to draw from and build on their experiences. Read below a short synopsis of what you can find in Hands-on […]

Learning Brief: Breaking the cycle – teenage pregnancy and school dropout

Although rates of teenage pregnancy in South Africa have been steadily declining, adolescent girls are still more likely to become pregnant in South Africa than in most low- and middle-income countries. Early and unintended pregnancy can severely disrupt a young person’s chances of completing school with a matric certificate. There is a mutually reinforcing relationship […]

Learning Brief: Government and civil society – working together during a crisis

This Learning Brief seeks to unpack the lessons learnt from the working relationship between government and civil society during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is the second Learning Brief that stems from DGMT’s contribution to the government-led South African COVID-19 Country Report. Sixteen key respondents from the food and education sectors were interviewed for this project […]

Learning Brief: Liberating leaders – Lessons on collaboration – How a multi-stakeholder consortium co-created the Basic Package of Support (BPS) for young South Africans

With support from the South African government and European Union, a multi-stakeholder consortium developed and delivered the Basic Package of Support (BPS) for young South Africans in February 2022. In theory, many partners working together can produce a better result, but the process is not without its challenges. This learning brief shares some of the […]