The Pearson Marang Education Trust (PMET) was established to pursue education excellence through supporting best practice solutions to improve teaching and learning outcomes within challenging, under-resourced and disadvantaged contexts in South Africa. PMET's purpose is to contribute to the education community through direct provisioning of professional development and support and bursaries for public benefit in partnership with the Department of Basic Education.
For more information about the Pearson Marang Education Trust, please contact the Trust Director, Dr Veronique Genniker at firstname.lastname@example.org
THE TRUST'S CURRENT PROGRAMS ARE:
A School Development and District Partnership Programme in 6 provinces
District Partnership Programme (DPP)
Launched in 2012, the DPP is an initiative that adopts a holistic approach towards school improvement. The DPP, capacitates district officials to enable under-performing schools to become steadily achieving schools capable of sustainable development. Through the mediation of existing Department of Basic Education policies, the DPP enables district officials together with school management teams and teachers to implement their roles and responsibilities with accountability.
The DPP also includes:
- Annual National Leadership and Exchange Seminar to foster professional networking between provinces
- Annual Provincial Symposium where district officials share their best practices