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This section reports on the importance of the use of data in South Africa’s education system – why it matters to parents, learners, and educators, and how providing education officials with the information they need can help improve learner outcomes.

Using Data to Help Learners Succeed with South Africa’s Curriculum

Nishana Parsad needs quick, seamless access to teaching, learning, and assessment data for her province’s nearly 3,100 schools. As Chief Education Specialist for Curriculum in Gauteng, Ms. Parsad uses this data to develop corresponding insights that showcase how each school in her province is mastering…

Data-driven education SA’s success story

Although much of the focus in preceding weeks has been on the recent announcement of the National Senior Certificate (NSC) results, in which the class of 2018 obtained a 78.2% national pass rate, up from 75.1% in 2017, many stories of extraordinary progress being made in South Africa’s basic education system remain untold…

Data Driven District Program Empowers Educators Across South Africa

When you ask Eric Siyolo Mayekiso — a teacher in the Eastern Cape of South Africa — why he became a teacher, his answer is simple: He wanted to help people. He chose this work in the hopes of making a difference in the lives of as many children as possible.