• Meet the Zenex team, staff of Zenex Foundation 2019

    Meet the Zenex team, staff of Zenex Foundation 2019

  • Grade 9 learners of the Zenex Foundation MSE Project in KZN doing Science practicals

    Grade 9 learners of the Zenex Foundation MSE Project in KZN doing Science practicals

  • NASCEE 2019

    NASCEE 2019

    Zenex foundation CEO, Gail Campbell in a panel discussion at the National Association of Social Change Entities in Education (NASCEE) inaugural conference that took place on 28-29 May 2019. The theme for this event was “NPOs Working in Education: from Promise to Practice.
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  • Meet the Zenex team, staff of Zenex Foundation 2019

    Meet the Zenex team, staff of Zenex Foundation 2019

  • Grade 9 learners of the Zenex Foundation MSE Project in KZN doing Science practicals

    Grade 9 learners of the Zenex Foundation MSE Project in KZN doing Science practicals

  • NASCEE 2019

    NASCEE 2019

    Zenex foundation CEO, Gail Campbell in a panel discussion at the National Association of Social Change Entities in Education (NASCEE) inaugural conference that took place on 28-29 May 2019. The theme for this event was “NPOs Working in Education: from Promise to Practice.
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News

  • Lessons from the Zenex Foundation about the coaching of teachers

    COACHING AS THE KEY TO ENSURING THAT ALL CHILDREN LEARN TO READ, WRITE AND DO MATHEMATICS IN THE EARLY GRADES. Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga said in her budget vote speech on Tuesday (16 July 2019) that her department has prioritised improving the foundational skills of literacy and numeracy. Echoing President Ramaphosa, who set the goal in his state of the nation address that “every child should learn to read with meaning by the age of ten”, she said that the number one priority of the department is to improve the foundational skills of literacy and numeracy, especially “reading with meaning”. Read More
  • Mother tongue reading and learning is the key to literacy

    Recently published in the “Opinionistas” section on the Daily Maverick news portal – read Zenex Foundation CEO Gail Campbell’s opinion piece about what The Foundation believes is a core priority for President Cyril Ramaphosa to implement in order to ensure he can achieve his goal announced at SONA. During his address, he stated that is goal is to ensure that within a decade, every 10 year old in South Africa will be able to read with meaning. Campbell outlines some points to address the nation’s literacy crisis, and some recommendations have been provided too. Click here to read the full article on Daily Maverick Read More
  • REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

    The Zenex Foundation is calling for EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST from Non Governmental Organisations, Academic Institutions and other players in the field for partners to design a pilot of interventions aimed at addressing Mathematics and English content backlogs in grades 8 and 9. The Foundation will consider projects for implementation in the Eastern Cape, Gauteng, KwaZulu Natal and Western Cape only. The expression of interest should specify the proposed province/s of implementation Read More
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Our primary goal is the achievement of improved learner performance in Mathematics, Science and Language.

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The Foundation’s work is located in four programmes that aim to impact directly on improved learner performance in Mathematics, Science and Language.

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Our research and evaluation studies inform programme development, policy and practice.

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We have a range of teaching materials to improve performance in Mathematics, Science and Language among historically disadvantaged learners.

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