Educating future leaders


A journey of change

Giving up a career in biotechnology to become a science teacher at LEAP 2, Babele Emedi soon showed his passion and skills and joined the leadership team. He has just returned from six months in Texas on the KIPP School Leadership Programme.


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