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Improving literacy in the early grades, alongside focused attention and holistic support in Maths and Science in secondary school, are the most critical elements to ensuring quality results in Grade 12. These elements also help in creating a pipeline of young people enrolling for tertiary study in the key areas needed for economic development in South Africa.

The Zenex Foundation works with a wide range of stakeholders and strong partnerships is an important approach to the Foundation’s work. The Foundation therefore has conducted its second Perceptions Survey in 2017. We are grateful to our stakeholders who willingly gave of their time and their feedback through either a face-to-face interviews, telephonic interviews, focus group and an online survey.

The Project will be implemented at 10 disadvantaged schools in the Metropole North and East Education Districts in the Western Cape. Over R24 million will be invested by the Zenex Foundation in these two districts over the next five years, from 2017 until 2021.

As the recipients of the biggest slice of this year's budget, the Department of Education must ensure that it strategically allocates the funds and manages them properly to achieve positive outcomes. 

As the recipients of the biggest slice of this year's budget, the Department of Education must ensure that it strategically allocates the funds and manages them properly to achieve positive outcomes. Read More...

 

Historic Durban school‚ Inanda Seminary‚ has teamed up with the Zenex Foundation to launch a pilot teacher-interns project in eight rural primary schools. Launched at Inanda Seminary on Tuesday‚ the programme will see 12 teacher-interns studying towards Bachelor of Education degrees through the University of South Africa placed at eight primary schools in Ndwedwe‚ north of Durban. Read More...

 

  

“While the overall improvement in the 2016 National Senior Certificate (NSC) matric pass rate, including the overall increase in mathematics and physical science pass rates announced yesterday evening, are a welcome step in the right direction, the intense focus on matric results does little to address the long-term challenges facing education in South Africa.” Read more...

A conversation with Dr Fatima Adam, Senior Manager: Communications and Research at the Zenex Foundation on the on the value of the National Senior Certificate. Listen here... (Podcast)

Focus on Matric results is counterproductive to improving overall education results in SA - Zenex Foundation

On Wednesday, 19th October 2016 the Zenex Foundation hosted the “Conversations with Zenex Trustees”, a gathering of education stakeholders in Johannesburg, as a reflective conversation on partnerships and developments in education.

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