Features educational workshops and other educational matters affecting the communities of Fish Hoek, Muizenberg, Simon’s Town, Kalk Bay, St James, Kommetjie, Noordhoek, Ocean View, Masiphumelele, Glencairn and Clovelly


Tutors urgently needed to help Grade 12 learners in Masiphumelele:


Public Lecture: The Mathematics of Planet Earth

The mathematical theme of the year 2013 has been declared by the International Mathematical Union to be The Mathematics of Planet Earth. The South African Mathematical Society and the AIM will kick off with this theme a few months early with live streaming video public lecture by the popular mathematician John Baez.


Tickets for TEDxCapeTownED now open to the public!

Come listen to inspirational educators tackle some of South Africa’s toughest questions, attempting to answer them with innovation, enterprise and enduring optimism.


SAPA (South African Principals Association) conference on 25th & 26th May –


The SAPA team conference organising team have lined up an amazing group of speakers.  This is a learning opportunity not to be missed – for all principals and others working with principals.


E-T-E ‘s funds boosted by Metroplitan Foundation, creating greater opportunities for young children from homes in Ocean View and Masiphumelele


Louise van Rhyn of Symphonia appeals to business leaders to help deal with the education crisis in South Africa


Symphonia for South Africa received the Blue Dart Global Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Award for Social Entrepreneurship at a glittering ceremony on 18 February 2012 at Taj Lands End, Mumbai. The Social Entrepreneurship award recognised Symphonia for South Africa for their innovative leadership development programme where business leaders are partnered with school principals in a co-learning and co-action partnership.




Is the loss of teachers,  learners dropping out, not enough class teachers leading to lack of discipline just some of the issues that concern you? Join a community conversation to  discuss the issues,  working towards building an active citizenry.

Read more: http://scenicsouth.co.za//2012/02/ddp-public-conversation-about-the-education-system/

Read about the good work being done  education wise in Masiphumelele by Ikamva Youth


siVuka Education Indaba in Philippi, 26 November 2011

Join Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Freshly Ground and a host of other concerned South Africans at the siVuka Education Indaba in Philippi on the 26 November 2011.The event is organised by The South African German Centre for Development Research and Criminal Justice (SAGER CDRCJ) at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) and The Anton Lubowski Educational Trust (ALET).


Community Discussion re Education: 16 Nov 2011

Principals, community organisations, teachers, parents, concerned residents!

Take part in a Community Conversation to discuss

“Can poor schools survive in the present system”


Empowerment Through Education (E-T-E)

Empowerment Through Education (E-T-E) believes that education is the best long-term solution to poverty in Africa. Offering children the chance for a good quality education gives them the opportunities that they could otherwise not have dreamed of.



Leadership Circles Initiative by School at the Centre of Community

If you are committed to a bright future for all our children  and want to be involved in  The School at the Centre of Community (S@CC) initiative http://scenicsouth.co.za//2011/10/leadership-circles-for-scenic-south-schools/