Ukufunda Education

Clients and Projects

Mathematics Education: resource development

  • GiZ (sub-contracted through Kelello Consulting): reviewed proposed new Yemenese Mathematics curriculum (and related) documents, for Grades 1 to 9
  • SAILI: development of foundational Mathematics assessments, and a remedial programme based on the problems identified by the assessment results
  • Namibian Ministry of Education (sub-contracted through Brombacher and Associates): project managed the development of continuous assessment materials for Grades 5 to 10
  • Microsoft (sub-contracted through Kelello Consulting):¬† authored and edited Grade 10 to 12 material. Microsoft Math is a service aimed¬† enabling free cell-phone access for disadvantaged learners to the South Africa FET (Grade 10-12) Maths curriculum.
  • Ukuqonda Institute: Developed all the revision chapters for the DBE Mathematics textbooks at GET Senior Phase (Gr 7-9) level (CAPS curriculum)
  • Oxford University Press (South Africa): reviewed their Grade 12 Mathematics study guide in comparison with other similar publications from other publishers
  • Pearson Education (South Africa): developed Mathematical Literacy materials for the South African TVET curriculum
  • MacMillan South Africa: edited new Grade 10 and 11 Maths Literacy textbooks
  • The Learning Channel (sub-contracted through Brombacher and Associates): project managed the development of the Grade 11 scripts for their Mathematics curriculum DVDs; and authored Grade 10 and 11 lessons

Mathematics Education: teacher training

  • Sci-Bono (Gauteng) (sub-contracted through Kelello Consulting): trained Intermediate Phase lead teachers in various topics (e.g. number and geometric patterns)
  • Aga Khan Foundation (East Africa) (sub-contracted through Kelello Consulting): developed numeracy/Mathematics training manuals for Lower Primary & Upper Primary, and trained primary school trainers and teachers in numeracy pedagogical practices – in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania
  • Departments of Education (Northern Cape and Western Cape) in South Africa (sub-contracted through Brombacher and Associates): trained Foundation (Gr 1 to 3) and Intermediate (Gr 4 to 6) Phase educators in Number Sense, and Maths Literacy (Gr 10 to 12) educators in Measuring Skills
  • Focus on Primary Maths Project (sub-contracted through Kelello Consulting): teacher support and training in the Foundation Phase (Grades R to 3) in two Cape Town schools

Monitoring and evaluation

  • Numeric: team leader of an (annual) evaluation of the impact of an after-school Mathematics programme (current)
  • Zenex Foundation and WCED (and other funders) (sub-contracted through Kelello Consulting): co-project manager in an implementation and impact evaluation of the R-Maths project (Mathematics teacher training for Grade R practitioners in the Western Cape Province of South Africa)
  • Microsoft (sub-contracted through Kelello Consulting): project manager of a 2 year evaluation of an online Mathematics service aimed at senior high school learners (Microsoft Math)
  • UNICEF South Africa (sub-contracted through Kelello Consulting): project manager and lead researcher in the evaluation of the ukuFUNda virtual school
  • UNESCO (sub-contracted through Kelello Consulting): lead researcher in the evaluation of the teacher development programmes in 4 countries (Nigeria, Senegal, Pakistan and Mexico)
  • GiZ (sub-contracted through Kelello Consulting): project manager and lead researcher in the evaluation of the Grade 12 learner support component of the LAIS intervention in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa
  • South African Education and Environment Project: annual evaluation of the academic components of their Hope Scholars’ Programme

Project Management

  • Andreas and Susan Struengmann Foundation: project managed the set-up of a brand new, state-of-the-art Disa Primary School in the township of Imizamo Yethu, Hout Bay.

Consulting

Corporate Training/Facilitating

  • Learn to Lead (associate trainer): delivered experiential learning courses to organisations such as GrandWest, Pep Stores and Ackermans.

Countries worked in (directly or remotely)

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