South Africans have inspired the world by building a thriving democracy on the ashes of racial oppression. Central to their achievement is a constitution, one of the most progressive in the world, conferring on all the right to a good education. Building a solid foundation of learning and teaching remains the greatest challenge to the country fully unlocking its extraordinary potential.
Education Africa acknowledges that it will take decades to rectify the wrongs of apartheid and restore the balance in South Africa’s education system. Indeed, the re-establishment of a culture of learning and teaching
We are proud of the fact that we have been able to instigate massive and enriching changes in the lives of so many of South Africa's poor communities through our many projects.
The Walter Sisulu Scholarship Fund
Was initiated and is administered by Education Africa. To date we have awarded over 3 550 scholarships to students at primary, secondary and tertiary levels, allowing them to complete school or attend university, acquire relevant skills or study management and entrepreneurship.
The South African Model United Nations
Debating conferences have been organized by Education Africa at provincial, national and international level for over 15 years. The conferences have enabled learners from diverse backgrounds to debate based on the principles and format of a UN General Assembly Debate, with a focus on the United Nations, global issues, international relations and human rights issues.
Is an initiative that enables students of architecture from international universities to come to South Africa to design and construct pre schools.Unemployed local residents assist the students, encouraging the important transfer of skills and knowledge.
Early Childhood Development (ECD
Our ECD practitioner presents training workshops, assists care-givers with suitable curriculum and provides on-going support to ensure children are school-ready
Is an Anglican Diocesan school initiated and supported by Education Africa and St John’s College situated in Orange Farm, an enormous township 50 km south of Johannesburg. This school has become a beacon of hope for the community. Over 750 students are registered at this school. Thousands benefit from the school’s outreach programs.
Cycle Aid for Africa
Education Africa have distributed over 11 000 new bicycles and equipment to under-resourced schools, and has thus changed the life of many children who would normally walk long distances to attend classes.
Is a practical educational program which uses the familiar object of a bicycle as a teaching and learning tool. Education Africa provides program facilitators with fully prepared cross-curricular teaching materials as well as exercise books for the children.
My Maths Buddy
To further assist in this progress, One Book One
Learner Project addresses one of the key learning areas – Mathematics.
International Arts & Culture
Includes school marimba training workshops, International Marimba
and Steel Pan Festival and International Arts & Culture Tours.
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