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Making an impact through mentoring students

By | March 2nd, 2017|Tertiary Support|

Sikho Stungu finished her studies with flying colors despite the challenges she faced. Sikho attributes her success to the support she received from her mentor who motivated her to overcome her challenges and excel academically Here is Sikho’s story on her inspirational journey in the Tertiary Support mentorship programme The Tertiary Support mentorship [...]

Welcome to our new team members!

By | February 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|

  Mpilo Khumalo has joined SAEP as a Coordinator for our Hope Scholars programme. Mpilo was born in Soweto (Gauteng) and relocated to Zimbabwe where he lived with his grandmother. He completed his primary, secondary and tertiary studies in Zimbabwe and moved back to South Africa in search of greener pastures. Mpilo holds Honours in [...]

SAEP continued making a difference in 2016!

By | December 13th, 2016|ADT Teach, Arts, Bridging Year, Early Childhood Development, Fundraising and events, Hope Scholars, Primary school, Tertiary Support|

What an exciting year it’s been! We have seen significant positive outcomes across all our programmes, culminating in year-end graduation and celebration events with our beneficiaries. We are proud to share this year’s highlights with you as 2016 comes to a close. We started 2016 with the anticipation of growing our newly-introduced Siyakhathala Primary programme [...]

SAEP Interns Make a Difference in SA

By | October 18th, 2016|Early Childhood Development, General news|

This October SAEP was lucky enough to have not one, but two extraordinary interns join our Early Childhood Development (ECD) team.  We interviewed them here to find out more about their experiences. *** Viathou Bijleveld, 23. Tell us a little about yourself... Where are you from and what are you studying? For the past four [...]

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 [...]

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