Diversified miner Anglo American has launched the second phase of its education programme in South Africa, doubling the programme’s scope and commitment to improving educational outcomes, investing an additional R510-million into the programme as it progresses.
The next phase of the programme will support an additional cohort of 84 schools and about 80 early childhood development (ECD) centres in Limpopo, the Northern Cape and North West over the next five years.
Of the total investment, R110-million will go toward enhancing access to quality school infrastructure for learners and teachers.
Over the past four years, the education programme has improved the quality of education for 222 000 learners and 3 391 teachers at 109 schools and 110 ECD centres. This was achieved through…