Educating future leaders

charter schools

Education is changing

Education in South Africa is on the cusp of a revolution. “Contract schools” as a complement to South Africa’s public education system could offer new hope to poor and failing students.


Mike Feinberg, co-founder of KIPP

Work hard. Be nice.

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.


Values - Everyone at LEAP commits to:

  • Being kind, honest and healthy
  • Being punctual and looking good
  • Working hard and never giving up
  • Admitting and learning from mistakes
  • Confronting issues and being open to change
  • Working together and sharing