Opportunity 10: Programme Profile


Hands-on Learning Issue 18

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 […]

Posted on 19 Jan 2021

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Learning Brief: Against all odds — enabling distance learning in lower quintile schools

While public benefit organisations have long spoken out about the importance of bridging the ‘digital divide’, the COVID-19 pandemic revealed, more acutely than ever before, the impacts of unequal access to digital tools and connectivity. In this learning brief, two initiatives committed to keeping learners in school – the Zero Dropout Campaign and Public School […]

Posted on 19 Jan 2021

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Reading for Meaning: Activities

Stories & activities for parents

Posted on 6 Apr 2020

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Reading for Meaning: Storybooks

Stories and guides for education practitioners

Posted on 6 Apr 2020

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Reading for Meaning – Audio books

Audiobooks Once you’ve listened to a story, click here to download educational games associated with it. How the Zebra got His Stripes Lost in the Supermarket The Elephant And The Ants The Singing Sack The Four Friends A Very Hairy Policeman The Boy, the Bullies and the Bicycle I don’t like cricket I love it!

Posted on 6 Apr 2020

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Reading for Meaning: Videos

Videos The Value of Constructive Feedback Tips For Parents To Make Reading Fun At Home [isi-Xhosa] Tips For Parents To Make Reading Fun At Home Learn how to assess your child’s reading skills

Posted on 6 Apr 2020

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Steps to address South Africa’s dropout crisis

The majority of learners who start Grade 1 will not complete their schooling. The South African education system is failing our children because a lack of educational qualifications puts them at a disadvantage in the labour market, increasing the prospect of a life mired in unemployment, and in so doing, perpetuating cycles of poverty and […]

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Posted on 12 Jul 2019

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Zero Dropout Schools Initiative

Finding ways to help more learners make it through school Despite South Africa’s large investment in basic education, about 40% of Grade 1 learners will exit the South African schooling system before reaching Grade 12. Most of them will remain stuck in poverty and unemployment for life. E-learning resources to use at home Click Here […]

Posted on 17 Oct 2018

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