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The latest news for the Schools Improvement Initiative. Please go to the archive for older news articles.

UCT Drama Department collaborates with the SII
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 15:00

On the 22 August, Terri Elliot (UCT Drama Lecturer) and 3 of her students visited Sivuyiseni Primary as part of the 2nd-year Theatre-in-Education module.

SII celebrates 5 years of its university-school partnership
Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 09:15

The SII 5th-year anniversary was celebrated on the 26th August at COSAT in Khayelitsha. 

Usasazo Grade 10 visit to UCT Pathology Learning Center
Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 09:15

The Usasazo Life Science teacher and Head of Department, Ms Poswa was delighted that she could take both of her Grade 10 learners to the Pathology laboratory. 66  Grade 10 learners visited the pathology laboratory on the 22nd and 24th May.

Grove Primary School Toy Drive
Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 09:00

On the 11 May, Grove Primary delivered a combi load of toys that they had collected from pupils and parents.

Usasazo Secondary SMT in Khayelitsha completed their management short course.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 16:15

The School Management Team of Usasazo Secondary School in Khayelitsha completed their management short course, ‘Leading and Managing a Curriculum Delivery Team’.

TeachOut at Usasazo
Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 22:15

TeachOut at Usasazo: Every Saturday a group of UCT TeachOut tutors provide maths and functional English sessions to 100 Grade 8 & 100 Grade 9 learners from Usasazo Secondary School, one of the SII partner schools.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 21:45

On the 6 March 2017 the Western Cape Minister of Education, Debbie Schafer was invited as the guest speaker at one of the COSAT assemblies.

Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 21:45

Well-known cartoonist Zapiro (Jonathan Shapiro) was invited to COSAT to speak at the assembly on the 29 March. 

COSAT Wellness Centre EQUEST Programme
Sunday, May 7, 2017 - 20:45

The COSAT Wellness Centre (CWC) has been fortunate to have had the opportunity to collaborate with Bryan Opert (Quantum Growth) in a series of workshops based on their EQUEST programme.

UCT SII and Occupational Therapy students (SHAWCO) Screening Day at Intshayelelo Primary School in Khayelitsha
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 17:30

Occupational Therapy students from UCT, as part of SHAWCO Health & Rehab, undertook screening of 58 grade 1 and 2 learners from Intshayelelo Primary School, in Khayelitsha.

Talk by
 Dr Jonathan Clark, as part of the Distinguished Alumni Speaker Series
Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 17:00

Dr Jonathan Clark, Director of the Schools Development Unit/Schools Improvement Initiative, presented a talk on "The Schools Improvement Initiative: UCT gaining educational ground in Khayelitsha" as the as part of the Distinguished Alumni Speaker Series. CLICK on the underlined link to download the PowerPoint presentation slides of the talk.