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Play Conference 11-13 July 2017
Sunday, July 30, 2017 - 19:00

The PLAY CONFERENCE, 11-13 July 2017 St Georges Hotel, Pretoria, was facilitated by Cotlands, Unicef, DBE, Lego Foundation. The main discussion: The Power of Play in preparing children for the challenges and opportunities of the 21st Century.

Leading and Managing a Curriculum Delivery Team Short Course
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 16:30

Participants from different WCED schools are presently attending the management short course Leading and Managing a Curriculum Delivery Team.

Bulungula Grade R Maths training
Friday, May 12, 2017 - 22:00

Tami and Sue visited the Bulungula Incubator from the 19-22 April. They worked with the Education Project manager from Bulungula and 4 teachers from 4 Gr R classes in the area. 3-5 hour training sessions took place over 3 afternoons. 

UCT Mathematics Competition in George
Friday, May 12, 2017 - 21:30

On 20 April 2017, Prof John Webb administered the UCT Mathematics competition at George High School.

Advanced Certificate in Education (ACE) Graduation, UCT
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 10:00

Our cohorts of Advanced Certificate in Education (ACE) and Advanced Certificate in Teaching (ACT) students graduated from UCT on Wednesday afternoon. 

100-UP at Aqualibrium Workshop
Monday, May 8, 2017 - 00:00

100-UP Grade 11 learners at Aqualibrium Workshop - 2017

100-UP at UCT Open Day
Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 23:15

100-UP at UCT's Open Day, mingling with thousands of other learners at the Open Day.

School Management Team of Usasazo Secondary School completed management short course
Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 22:45

The School Management Team of Usasazo Secondary School in Khayelitsha completed their management short course, ‘Leading and Managing a Curriculum Delivery Team’ on 24 March 2017.

News Now
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 10:45

SKA School Development Project

This project is based in Carnarvon in the Northern Cape. Our team of education specialists is working with the staff of Carnarvon Primary School with the purpose of improving education in Mathematics, Sciences, and Language. 


100UP learners in the UCT mathematics competition
Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 21:30

The annual UCT mathematics competition took place on Thursday night, 07 April.  314 100UP learners between grades 9 - 12, from all 20 high schools in Khayelitsha, have participated in the competition.

100UP news: March - April 2016
Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 21:30

Ferial Parker, project manager of the UCT 100UP project, had the privilege to visit and participate in the “IntoUniversity” program out in London, UK, to observe how their programs are implemented.

The MSED (in collaboration with SDU) Senior Phase Mathematics Bonds-Bee
Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 14:45

The MSED contracted the Schools Development Unit (SDU) at the University of Cape Town, to conceptualise and implement a Mathematics Bonds-Bee competition for senior phase learners across the district, representing an expansion of a previously run competition during 2014 in the Grasslow-Park Project.