Business leaders urged to play their part in improving education in SA

The PfP programme partners principals of under-resourced schools with experienced business leaders in a 12-month journey of leadership growth in which much of the learning takes place as the partners tackle challenges together in schools. The business leaders benefit from a hands-on experience that is designed to hone their leadership skills too – in a set-up vastly different from their working environments:  a school that is burdened by multiple persistent challenges; some systemic, others unique.

PfP recognised by global platform for its far-reaching impact

The Million Lives Club (MLC), a global initiative that celebrates innovators and social entrepreneurs who are making a significant impact in addressing global development challenges, has recognised Partners for Possibility (PfP) the flagship programme of Symphonia for South Africa (SSA) as an official member of its Vanguard cohort. Vanguard members have successfully scaled their solutions […]

World Teachers’ Day 2020: Celebrating the teaching profession and amplifying the voices of teachers, who are central to the efforts in achieving global education targets

Leadership and education non-profit, Symphonia for South Africa (SSA) joined millions of teachers around the world in celebrating the UNESCO-declared World Teachers’ Day on 5 October, under the theme Leading in crisis, reimagining the future. SSA took the opportunity to draw attention to the pivotal role teachers play in providing quality education and reflected on what […]