Strengthen communication between parents and ECD practitioners in poor communities

Simon Leshoai, Programme Manager at Seriti Institute speaking to ECD practitioners in Soshanguve, North of Tshwane.

More must be done to open communication between primary caregivers/parents and early childhood development (ECD) practitioners in poorer communities says Simon Leshoai, a Programme Manager at Seriti Institute.

FunDza: Full stack developer

FunDza is an innovative nonprofit organisation that uses technology to connect hundreds of thousands of young people on a monthly basis with exciting locally-produced reading content. It also hosts online courses and provides aspirant young writers with an online writing platform to publish their work.

The FunDza Literacy Trust seeks to appoint a full stack developer to be based in Muizenberg, Cape Town. 

Employment Type: This is a one-year contract position subject to a three-month probation.

Remuneration: Salary negotiable dependent on experience.

Funda Wande: Office Coordinator

Funda Wande is an influential not for profit program founded by the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Endowment and donor partners. Working closely with government it aims to ensure that all children in South Africa can read for meaning and calculate with confidence in their home-language by the age of 10. They develop video and print materials in all official South African languages to train teachers how to teach reading for meaning in Grades R-3 in those languages. 

Funda Wande seeks to appoint a office coordinator to be based in Limpopo.

The Click Foundation: Regional Support Administrator

The Click Foundation was established in 2012 to find ways of using technology in education to pursue outcomes based interventions that can meaningfully impact learners. The Foundation believes that, through effective implementation, technology can shift the paradigm and make a significant impact in an efficient, cost effective and scalable manner. The Click Foundation is the implementation of an online phonetics based English literacy programme.

Acorn Education: Data Analyst - EE only

Acorn Education is a non-profit company specifically set-up to be a School Operating Partner as part of Collaboration Schools Pilot Programme. At Acorn Education, we aim to transform the lives of learners across our collaboration schools. More than twenty years after democracy, high performing schools in South African townships are the exception. Our aim is to change this landscape and support no-fee public schools in their journey to become excellent and provide the highest quality education to the most underserved communities.

Axium Education: Community Literacy Programme Manager

Axium Education is a nonprofit organisation based in Rural Eastern Cape which uses Mathematics, Science and English teaching as a means to generate opportunities for students to pursue post-secondary study.
Axium Education seeks to appoint a Community Literacy Programme Manager, based in Eastern Cape.

The successful candidate will train young people from Zithulele community to work alongside teachers in local schools and in independent Reading Clubs, where they bring story-telling and reading to life.


Nal’ibali and Pan Macmillan Celebrate the Memory of Madiba with Children across South Africa

The Nal’ibali national reading-for-enjoyment campaign has joined forces with publisher Pan Macmillan to inspire even more children with the picture book version of Nelson Mandela’s bestselling autobiography, A Long Walk to Freedom. Abridged by the late award-winning author Chris van Wyk, the book brings Madiba to life for a younger generation – from his childhood days as a young village boy to his campaign for freedom across the world.


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