Monthly Archives: September 2016

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Connecting Parents and Children: SAEP Encourages Active Parenting

By | September 19th, 2016|Arts, Early Childhood Development, Foundation phase, General news, High School, Hope Scholars, Primary school|

More important than income or social standing, having a parent or guardian that is involved in their education is a key factor in predicting children’s school success. Responding to requests from our young beneficiaries to have their parents play a more active role in their school and personal lives; SAEP recently held a collaborative parents' [...]

Learning to Read, Reading to Learn this Literacy Month

By | September 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Originally published in the Mail & Guardian, September 16 2016 Susie Aston-Taylor, SAEP Primary School Curriculum and Research Officer September is Literacy Month and in our country this should be a big deal. Nearly 30% of Grade 4s in South Africa are illiterate and this is the critical grade where children need to move past [...]

Fees Commission: Where SA’s Education Funding Must Fall

By | September 12th, 2016|General news, Impact Centre, Uncategorized|

Originally published in The Times, Monday 12 September http://www.timeslive.co.za/Feeds/2016/09/12/Varsities-where-the-money-must-go Kayin Scholtz, SAEP Impact Centre Manager The idea of a free university education resonates with the born free generation, and understandably so – it's an aspiration that has been denied to so many. Having a university degree has become associated as the minimum standard for those [...]

SAEP Pub Quiz: Join SAEP & Nik Rabinowitz

By | September 2nd, 2016|General news|

  Join SAEP and comedian, Nik Rabinowitz, this September and Heritage Month as we raise funds with a proudly South African themed pub quiz at the Woodstock Grill & Tap at 18.30pm on Monday September 26. Tickets are R250 per person and include either a classic burger (chicken or beef!) or vegetarian platter. Book for [...]