This Sunday's episode of the Play Your Part TV series looks at South Africans who are making their mark in the fields of education and empowerment.
The portable iBox is changing teaching at many South African schools. It combines ICT with high-tech presentation facilities, giving teachers a valuable resource. The remote clickers help them assess levels of understanding among pupils. The proof, believe some, can be seen in the pudding.
Four years ago, the head of Siemens made a commitment to Nelson Mandela – to build a school in the quiet rural village of his birth. That school, a state-of-the-art science and technology secondary institution, has now opened to great fanfare.
The Bright Kid Foundation's converted shipping containers are proving a hit with township teachers who, along with their students, love the roomy, bright and safe spaces that are replacing sub-standard classrooms.
A new proposed series of workshops will teach South Africa’s young people about business fundamentals, how the economy works, and what they can do to contribute to it.