Our Programmes

School Leadership and Management Training

School Leadership and Management Training

The Bitou 10 Foundation has been using: ‘How to Fix Schools: Lessons from schools that work’ written by Jonathan Jansen and Molly Blank, since the beginning of 2014 when each Bitou school principal was provided with a copy of this manual and DVDs. These resources share how top performing...

Professional Development for Educators

Professional Development for Educators

The professional development of educators is a key strategy for improving the quality of education. Working with the Western Cape Education Department, The Bitou 10 Foundation has identified the priority professional development needs of Bitou educators. We have implemented a number of...

Early Childhood Development

Learning Skills Readiness Programme

Too many of our learners from deeply deprived backgrounds find it difficult to cope with the educational curriculum in the Foundation Phase (Grades 1-3) and on average students in B10F schools obtain poor Literacy and Numeracy scores. 

The specific objective...

Mathematics Development

Mathematics Development

Grade 9 Maths educators and Heads of Departments from the five B10F schools offering Grade 9 participated in a brainstorming session with representatives of the WCED to get their input on interventions which would make the greatest impact on Maths development in their schools and to get their...

e-Learning

e-Learning

Multimedia Clubs have been established at Plettenberg Bay Secondary School and Murray High School; offering students with an interest in computers, journalism, photography and film an exciting new opportunity to learn a variety of computer skills including graphic design, desktop publishing and...

Science Enrichment

Science Enrichment

Grade 12 students from two high schools in Bitou travelled to Grahamstown to attend South Africa’s National Science Festival (Scifest Africa), from 3 March - 6 March 2016.

This has been the second year that we’ve been able to send science students from Plettenberg Bay Secondary and Murray...

Learner Support

Learner Support

Literacy

The Bitou 10 Foundation in collaboration with Volunteering SA have implemented a new learner support programme for 80 Grade 3 learners at Phakamisani Primary School in Kwanokuthula.

Statistically, less than half of all Grade 3 children in South Africa can read at a satisfactory level....

After-School Activities

After-School Activities

Our children’s formal schooling needs to be augmented by experiences that teach them the life skills which can only be acquired by participation in activities that engage their imaginations and energies, their enthusiasm and creativity; activities that teach them the value of self-discipline,...

Visual Arts Programme

Visual Arts Programme

Our Visual Arts programme at Harkerville primary inspired learners to create a space in which they feel they can express their artistic skills and enthusiasm freely amongst others who share their passion. They have crowned this space, The Painting Palace. The Painting Palace is a symbol of how...