Educating future leaders


Teacher, leader, chairman

As a teacher and school leader for much of his career, LEAP’s new chairman, Grant Nupen, also has invaluable corporate experience. Nupen is now an evaluator at Umalusi and a Trustee […]


Taking the madness out of matric

Exam time is on the horizon and it is a stressful time of year for students, as well as their parents and teachers. The thinking goes like this: your whole […]


The power of one

The challenges we face in South Africa often seem overwhelming, particularly in education where the news is frequently alarming. Throw in structural inequality, low skills, high unemployment and scores of […]


Great aspirations

LEAP works with partners in South Africa and the United States, to make teaching aspirational and accessible for young graduates. With the second annual Aspiring Teachers Summit, the Ed-Tech Summit reaching […]


Press Release: The black hole of science and maths education

The recent research by Nicholas Spaull and Professor Hamsa Venkatakrishnan reveals yet another disaster to add to the litany of inadequacies of the South African education system – In this sorry state of affairs LEAP is proving that improbable doesn’t have to mean impossible.


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  • Being punctual and looking good
  • Working hard and never giving up
  • Admitting and learning from mistakes
  • Confronting issues and being open to change
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