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Staying connected: Supporting the girl child during lockdown

A school is more than a space for learning; it occupies a multi-faceted role in the life-world of a child. Schools are spaces where children can access key support services, enrichment programmes and meals. Accessing support mechanism outside of the school environment is not easy for disadvantaged communities, particularly in rural areas. But that’s not […]

Posted on 18 Aug 2020

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Explained: The Second Chance Programme

The Zero Dropout Campaign is focused on helping learners to stay in and succeed at school. We also want to support young people who didn’t finish high school by giving them the information they need to make informed decisions about their options. Each learner’s reasons for leaving school are different and depend on their personal […]

Posted on 6 Jul 2020

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Five things we can learn from youth-led strategies in education

What comes to mind when you think about youth activism? Perhaps it conjures iconic images of the 1976 Soweto Uprising or the removal of a statue of Cecil John Rhodes that stood undisturbed on the grounds of the University of Cape Town (UCT) until protests erupted in 2015. How can the energy and vibrancy of our youth be effectively channelled to decrease the rate of school dropout? We take a look at five lessons from youth led-strategies past and present.

Posted on 14 Jun 2020

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