One hundred students from the LEAP Science & Maths School participated in a three-day camp consisting of hands-on science lessons at Intaka Island during the April 2013 school holiday.
In his guest blog for the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation John shares that the South African education system needs conscious and intentional planning to create alternatives to our existing educational models.
Education experts from across South Africa and overseas agreed that the time is now to fund alternative models that will meet the needs and aspirations of all young South Africans.
Co-founder of the Knowledge is Power Programme (KIPP), Mike Feinberg, visited South Africa in February and was ‘blown away’ by the passion and determination of the LEAP students he met. Sophie Hobbs interviewed this educational inspiration for LEAP Voice.
This has been a year of highlights for the Development Team with the opening of two new schools (LEAP 5 and 6) and brand-new school buildings in development. The team also worked hard to bring standard assessment, a new leadership model and an aligned curriculum across all subjects in all LEAP schools.
LEAP Science and Maths School has won a Global Best Award for Africa for its innovative partnership with HCI Foundation, the United Herzlia Middle and High Schools and Litha Primary [...]