13 December 2017

In it's second year, this course is co-designed and presented by the Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Dr Allistair Witten, founding director of the Centre for the Community School at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University and UCT GSB Adjunct Faculty, in partnership with the Western Cape Government’s After School Game Changer Initiative.

The Leading Innovative Partnerships in Extended Education course, will run over four consecutive Saturdays in February and March 2018, for committed individuals working in the educational space, with two additional sessions in the course of the year.

The course has been designed for NGOs and social enterprises working with schools across the extended school day (during and after existing school hours), government officials (district and circuit level) and no and low-fee school principals/management team members accompanied by one entry-level teacher from the same school.  The opportunity for the creation of strong networks of support, through innovation and collaboration, will focus on the holistic education of the learner across the extended school day.

Is this course for me?

If you are committed to developing innovative ways to create meaningful and sustainable change in the lives of learners, and value the power of collaboration and partnerships based on mutual accountability then this is the course for you. If you are already involved in partnerships, you’ll be equipped with the tools to manage those partnerships in mutually beneficial and sustainable ways.

For more information, please contact the course team via email on or visit the website at  

Good luck!