SA's education intiative scoops WISE awards

Cape Town-based initiative, Partners for Possibility has won the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) Award.

The initiative focuses on partnering business leaders who have knowledge and experience with school principals from under-resourced communities who are keen to learn from them.

Dr Louise Van Rhyn, Founder and CEO at Partners For Possibility Project says the project makes sure that both the business leaders and school principals learn from each other to build a better educational system in their communities.

Business leaders come with their corporate business knowledge, outside their offices and learn about life in under-resourced communities.

Dr Louise Van Rhyn, Founder and CEO at Partners For Possibility Project

The World Innovation Summit for Education is like Oscars for education. They go around the world to find innovative projects and assess them - we are one of the top six for this year and we will be going to New York in September to receive the award.

Dr Louise Van Rhyn, Founder and CEO at Partners For Possibility Project

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