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From the bottom of my heart – Poem written by the HIV positive grandmother of grade 8 SAEP Hope Scholar

By |2015-08-20T11:57:31+00:00August 20th, 2015|Cross Cutting, General news, High School, Hope Scholars|

“FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART” With Love Love conquers all obstacles, It’s the main source of willing power, it keeps you going. What’s causing all the detours on one’s path, How one lose faith and obtain anger as replacement. How could Human kind be deducted in such manner. “The emptiness cannot even be filled [...]

Hope Scholars spend time in nature during school holidays

By |2015-08-20T11:45:50+00:00August 20th, 2015|Cross Cutting, Environment, General news, High School, Hope Scholars|

During the June-July school holidays, 52 Hope Scholars Programme (HSP) grade 8 learners (from both Zisukhanyo and Sophumelela) went on an educational camp to the False Bay Ecology Park, Zeekoevlei Nature Reserve (working with CTEET).  The aim of the camp was not only to strengthen the relationship between HSP learners and HSP staff, but also to build trust between HSP and the parents of [...]

Teaching how to think is just as important as teaching anything else

By |2015-08-20T11:02:30+00:00August 20th, 2015|Bridging Year, Cross Cutting, General news, High School, Hope Scholars, Impact Centre, Tertiary Support|

A new paper on teaching critical thinking skills in science has pointed out, yet again, the value of giving students experiences that go beyond simple recall or learned procedures. It is a common lamentation that students are not taught to think, but there is usually an accompanying lack of clarity about exactly what that might mean. [...]

Matric Students from the SAEP Arts Programme Career Day at SAEP

By |2015-08-20T11:34:36+00:00August 18th, 2015|Arts, Cross Cutting, General news, High School, Tertiary Support|

Nine students from the Arts Outreach Programme attended a Career day event organised and hosted by the SAEP Tertiary Support Programme (TSP) team in partnership with the SAEP Arts Outreach Programme. The event took place on Friday 14 August at the SAEP offices. The learners were predominantly from Zisukhanyo Senior Secondary School in Philippi Township. [...]

SAEP Environmental Programme students learn about careers in Environmental Sector

By |2016-10-21T08:42:02+00:00July 22nd, 2015|Cross Cutting, Environment, General news, High School, Hope Scholars|

Students in the Sinethemba Secondary School Environment Club attended an interactive presentation about careers in the Environmental Sector at the University of Cape Town (UCT).  The presentation was put together jointly by Siyenyuka (the outreach component of UCT Mountain and Ski Club) and the Environmental Programme at SAEP to introduce students to potential career options, [...]

SAEP and ADT (Tyco) Join forces and breathe new life into a tired school

By |2015-07-22T08:58:39+00:00July 22nd, 2015|ADT Teach, High School|

October 2014 Tyco Cares Day, Sponsored by Tyco and ADT was held on 16 October at Intsebenziswano Secondary School in Philippi, Cape Town. The Cape Town team of ADT Teach -  Nqobani Nkala, Cebo Gqadushe and Sean Wilson partnered with the school to identify a wish-list of things the school needed. ADT sponsored the cost [...]

The matric ritual a small part of a larger picture

By |2016-10-21T08:42:05+00:00July 22nd, 2015|ADT Teach, Bridging Year, High School, Hope Scholars, Impact Centre, Tertiary Support|

Compiled by Katie Florian SAEP Impact Centre Getting Back to Basics The dust has begun to settle after all the excitement surrounding the 2014 matric results, which were released Monday the 6th of January, and harsh realities are sinking in for many students in South Africa. Even with matric passes in hand, students, particularly those [...]

ADT Teach/ SAEP matrics outshine national average

By |2015-07-22T08:47:08+00:00July 22nd, 2015|ADT Teach, High School, Impact Centre|

ADT Teach and SAEP Matric News The ADT Teach matric class of 2014 has exited the programme and as their results came to light an interesting picture has emerged. While the national Matric pass rate was 75.8%, the ADT Teach (both Johannesburg and Cape Town combined) Matric pass rate was 84%. However, our Bachelor pass [...]

Pupils equipped with computer skills

By |2015-07-22T09:00:55+00:00July 22nd, 2015|ADT Teach, High School|

Published in Vukani, Thursday 02nd April 2015 OLWETHU MPESHE More than 100 pupils from various schools who completed their first and second year of computer training, organised by the South African Education and Environmental Project(SAEP) and ADT Teach, received their certificates at a ceremony held at Sophumelela High School, in Samora Machel, on Friday March [...]

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