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Mpumalanga is a relatively small province which accounts for approximately 7.2% of all schools in the country according to School Realities 2016. The province has four education districts and Bohlabela, in the north, was selected to be one of the eight NECT target districts.

The district has 397 schools, 7 194 teachers and 205 710 learners.

The inception phase in Bohlabela started in July 2014 and included profiling the districts, setting up projects and building relationships with the district offices. At the start of 2015, the work of the NECT in the district moved into its implementation phase through the provision of intense support to the 58 (15%) Fresh Start Schools (FSS) which serve as test sites for NECT innovations. The NECT is currently preparing to scale up innovations to benefit all schools in the district from the beginning of 2017. 

The NECT has contracted the Price Waterhouse Coopers Consortium (PWC, Class Act, PSA and Penreach), to support the target schools in the district.

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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