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A hiking adventure at Cape Point

By |2017-08-18T13:37:53+00:00July 17th, 2017|Cross Cutting, Environment, High School, Hope Scholars, Impact Centre, Uncategorized|

Last month, our Hope Scholars learners participated in two hikes. While SAEP organises many hikes throughout the year, these particular hikes gave learners the opportunity to contribute to the body of scientific knowledge on local biodiversity. The initiative was coordinated by SAEP’s Impact Center, the Cape Citizen Science (CCS) initiative and the Stellenbosch University. The CCS [...]

Making an impact through mentoring students

By |2017-06-28T09:13:17+00:00March 2nd, 2017|High School|

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 [...]

Connecting Parents and Children: SAEP Encourages Active Parenting

By |2016-10-21T08:41:33+00:00September 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' [...]

Arts Outreach outing to Iziko National Museum

By |2016-02-29T09:29:51+00:00February 29th, 2016|Arts, High School|

On Tuesday the 23rd of February 2016 the SAEP Visual Arts class paid a visit to Iziko's National Gallery Studio Exhibition. The Studio exhibition celebrates the works of South African artists from yesterday and today. The learners had the privilege of witnessing some of South Africa's finest Artists' work. The theme of the exhibition is named "Celebrating the [...]

Vocational schools can slay youth unemployment

By |2016-10-21T08:41:42+00:00January 20th, 2016|Bridging Year, High School|

Source: Business Day Live by Johann Maree, January 18 2016 IF RECENT history is anything to go by, the newspapers will be full of stories over the next few weeks of matriculants with B passes desperate to get into universities being turned away because the universities are full. The media usually portray this as a [...]

Home visits allow us to better understand our learners’ individual needs.

By |2016-10-21T08:41:45+00:00November 20th, 2015|Cross Cutting, High School, Hope Scholars|

Home Visits are conducted for all new Grade 8 learners, giving Hope Scholars programme (HSP)  staff  the opportunity to further understand the learners’ social, academic and health backgrounds and their living conditions by visiting the learners’ homes and talking to a parent/primary caregiver. Many of our learners live in densely clustered informal settlements and some do not [...]

Our high school learners explore Table Mountain and Signal Hill

By |2015-10-21T09:46:55+00:00October 21st, 2015|Arts, Environment, High School, Hope Scholars|

On Saturday the 17th October, the Hope Scholars and Arts Outreach Programme's learners were invited to an excursion of Table Mountain and Signal Hill. The outing was initiated by Kate Crane Briggs of Culture Connect. Around 50 learners took part in the outing. The beautiful weather on the chosen day allowed for a great time for [...]

SAEP Arts Outreach Programme honoured in the community of Samora Machel

By |2015-09-22T07:09:40+00:00September 22nd, 2015|Arts, General news, High School, Hope Scholars|

On Monday the 14th the SAEP visual arts team was honoured at Masikhulisane Day and Aftercare Centre in Samora Machel. The team produced a beautiful mural on the outside wall of crèche as part of the Mandela day celebrations two months ago. The event was organised by Save the Children Fund Cape. The visual arts [...]

Literacy for all ‘must stand at the heart’ of new sustainable development agenda – UNESCO chief

By |2016-10-21T08:41:54+00:00September 10th, 2015|Bridging Year, High School, Hope Scholars, Primary school|

Urging governments and partners to join forces for universal literacy as a key component of “the future we want,” the United Nations is emphasizing that literacy is essential to reach the newly-proposed Sustainable Development Goal on promoting inclusive and equitable quality education and lifelong learning for all. Read the full story online here

Arts Outreach Programme Dance team performs at Intsebenziswano Senior Secondary School.

By |2015-08-25T09:11:07+00:00August 25th, 2015|Arts, High School, Hope Scholars|

After the dance team’s performance at the Artscape on Tuesday 18th August, the dance team was identified by their school as one of the acts to perform at the school’s showcase event that took place at the Intsebenziswano Senior Secondary School’s hall after school on Wednesday 19th. Dance performed a few of their dance routines [...]

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