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SII/PII Symposium held at COSAT in Khayelitsha on 22 August 2015

‘In schools, in community’: emerging lessons from the Schools Improvement Initiative

22 August 2015

Over a 130 people attended the one day SII/PII Symposium held at COSAT in Khayelitsha on 22 August 2015. Participants came from across the broader educational community, including officials from the Metropole East Education District (MEED), UCT’s Schools Improvement Initiative, principals, educators, learners and interested individuals.

The various power point presentations can be accessed at SII/PII Symposium presentations.

Download link: The SII and PII 2015 Symposium Report.


In order to provide further information on the broader dynamics of schooling in Khayelitsha, a series of ‘Briefing Documents’ written by the SII Director, Dr Jonathan Clark, can be accessed here:

Khayelitsha - Briefing Document 1 - The township – an overview

Khayelitsha - Briefing Document 2 - The demographics of schooling in the township

Khayelitsha - Briefing Document 3 - Moving in and moving around: school migration in Khayelitsha

Khayelitsha - Briefing Document 4 - Gender enrolment matters

Khayelitsha - Briefing Document 5 - Under & over age enrolment trends at three primary schools

Khayelitsha - Briefing Document 6 - Technical vs Vocational: a very South African dilemma

Khayelitsha - Briefing Document 7 - Subject Choice