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KwaZulu-Natal is one of biggest provinces in the country and according to School Realities 2016 data, the province accounts for 24% of schools.

The province has 12 education districts, two of which—uThungulu in the north east and Pinetown in the central region—were selected to be included in the eight NECT target districts. The two districts collectively make up 1 177 schools, 26 26237 teachers and 660 912 learners.
The first six months of 2014 focused on profiling the districts, setting up projects and building relationships with the district offices. Since July 2014 the work of the NECT in the province has benefited all schools in the two target districts.

The NECT has contracted the Programme for Improved Learner Outcomes (PILO) to support the targets schools and districts in the province.

Recent Articles, Reports & Blogs

Vuwani Funding Update

Sep 02, 2016

Since the last update issued on 16 July on the status of funding for Vuwani, pledges of assistance for the restoration of learning and teaching in the area have increased from R10 000 000 to R10 829 928.

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The Digital Education Show Africa 2016 is back

Aug 19, 2016

Africa’s leading education conference and exhibition you won’t want to miss

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Rapid appraisals of NECT’s work underway in 8 districts

Aug 16, 2016

The National Education Collaboration Trust (NECT) has dispatched eight teams comprising its Monitoring and Quality Assurance team, an NECT district team representative, a district official, an NECT trustee and a funding partner representative to conduct rapid appraisals in all eight districts supported by the NECT.

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Highlights on Work in Schools

Aug 08, 2016

Teachers and learners in NECT supported districts are now covering more of the curriculum effectively, than was the case in 2015.

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