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Louise van Rhyn. Feb 2015
#PfP
@PfP4SA
@LouisevanRhyn
An award-winning leadership development
and principal support process
Business
leaders
and school
ICERI2013
presentation.
Seville. November
2013
principals in a
reciprocal co-learning and co-action partnership
So far: 259 partnerships, 259 school communities
Hopefully many more partnerships
Quality of the Education System
146
Out of 148 countries*
Quality of Maths & Science
Education
148
Out of 148 countries*
* World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness
Report 2013
Our results
200,000
500,000
1,100,000
We have 2 ‘systems’ of public schools
Schools that work very well
Underperforming schools
20%
80%
5000 schools
20,000 schools
Not where
we need
them to be
World-class
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South African Basic Education System in Numbers
Public School System
National
1
9
Province
72+
District
±
School

20,000
Classroom
±
500,000
±
Learners
2015/07/06
25,000
5
12,000,000
How to transform a system with 20,000 underperforming schools?
One school at a time!
“The school is the largest unit of change “- John Goodlad
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Key differentiating factors
Schools that work very well
20%
Three critical factors
1. Principal
2. Community
3. Teachers
The role of the principal
1. General manager &
Educational leader
Execution & Alignment
1. Operations (curriculum coverage &
quality)
2. Stakeholder Engagement
3. Human Resource Management
4. Finance
5. Information Technology
6. Marketing
7. Facilities management
8. Conflict mediator & Marriage
counsellor
9. Security convenor
A big role
If you feel truly
equipped for this
task?
The role of the principal
1. General manager &
Educational leader
Execution & Alignment
1. Operations (curriculum coverage &
quality)
2. Stakeholder Engagement
3. Human Resource Management
4. Finance
5. Information Technology
6. Marketing
7. Facilities management
8. Conflict mediator & Marriage
counsellor
9. Security convenor
If you feel truly
equipped for this
task?
A big role
2. Change Leader
Vision
Honest
assessment of
how things are
Engage & mobilise stakeholders
The role of the principal
1. General manager &
Educational leader
Execution & Alignment
1. Operations (curriculum coverage &
quality)
2. Stakeholder Engagement
3. Human Resource Management
4. Finance
5. Information Technology
6. Marketing
7. Facilities management
8. Conflict mediator & Marriage
counsellor
9. Security convenor
A big task
2. Change Leader
Vision
Honest
assessment of
how things are
Engage & mobilise stakeholders
Key differentiating factor – 1
(Principals)
Schools that work very well
Underperforming schools
20%
80%
Principals who are
equipped for their task
Teachers who have
been promoted to the
role of principal….
Skills, Experience, Exposure
General management training
Support in leading change
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Key differentiating factors
Schools that work very well
20%
Three critical factors
1. Principal – Equipped for task
2. Community
Key differentiating factor – 2 (Community)
Schools that work very well
Underperforming schools
20%
80%
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Key differentiating factors
Schools that work very well
20%
Three critical factors
1. Principal – Equipped for task
2. Community – Engaged & Supportive
3. Teachers
Key differentiating factor – 3 (Teachers)
Schools that work very well
Underperforming schools
20%
80%
Teachers feel loved,
appreciated &
supported
Their eyes are shining
Teachers don’t loved /
appreciated /
supportive
Disengaged
De-energized
“He said, she said”
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Key differentiating factors
Schools that work very well
20%
It all comes back to
Three critical factors
the principal
1. Principal – Equipped for task
2. Community – Engaged & Supportive
3. Teachers – Feel loved & supported
Principal as change & community leader
Most principals in
South Africa have
not been equipped
for their task!
An innovative
solution required…
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Strength of Auditing & Reporting
Standards
1
Out of 148 countries*
Availability of Financial Services
2
Out of 148 countries*
* World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness
Report 2013
Can we tap into our national
assets to deal with one of the
most significant challenges
facing our country?
2015/07/06
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Our proposition
A partnership
between Business,
Government and
Civil Society
 Radically improved
education outcomes within
a decade
A national asset:
Thousands of business leaders who
have been equipped for their task as
change leaders & who have had
much experience of leading change
AND
Who are committed to their
own development
AND
Who want to make a contribution
Partners for Possibility: An innovative solution…
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An award-winning leadership development
and principal support process
Business
leaders
and school
ICERI2013
presentation.
Seville. November
2013
principals in a
reciprocal co-learning and co-action partnership
So far: 259 partnerships, 259 school communities
Hopefully many more partnerships
Gauteng opportunity for Active Citizenship
66 GDE schools on a journey to excellence
• GDE is sponsoring 66 principals @ R30,000 per principal
Private sector investment (per school)
• 1 x Business leader as partner to principal
• 150 hours per year
• R30,000 (facilitated leadership development process)
People who can provide additional support to the principal & SMT
(± 1 hour per week as volunteer support)
• 1 x HR consultant (HR management)
• 1 x IT consultant
• 1 x Accountant
• 1 x Coach
• 1 x OD person (for team development)
66 GDE schools on a journey to excellence
48 Business leaders have already signed up
People you may know by name
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Wendy Luhabe
Achim Klennert, CEO Hannover-Re
Ben Kodisang, CEO Stanlib Africa
Dawood Valley, CEO Fairprice
Gwarega Mangozhe, Consumer Goods Council SA
Itumeleng Kgaosele, Sphere Holdings
Organisations
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Nedbank (3 people)
Ampa Group (2 people)
Sanlam (2 people)
Torre Group (2 people)
Africa Re-insurance, CJP, Edelman, Hitachi Data Systems, Hermes Apollo, Hencon,
Hollard, Izwe Warehouse management, Maestro Performance, Metropolitan,
Multotec, Sibanye Gold, Silica, Thebe Ya Bophelo Healthcare Administrators,
Worldsview
Our immediate wish list / needs
66 GDE schools on a journey to excellence
• Business leaders who can be partners to these principals
• Join the Partners for Possibility community
• Investment:
• A willingness to be part of the solution (DOING, not just TALKING)
• 150 hours sharing knowledge skills & experience
• An openness to be transformed (shining eyes)
• R30,000
• People who can help in other ways (Finance, IT, OD, Coaching)
• Help us to engage others?
Our immediate wish list / needs
66 GDE schools on a journey to excellence
• Schools where we still need partners (in / around Johannesburg)
Chivirikani Primary School
Daleside
Randvaal
Randvaal
Happiness Primary School
Alrapark
Nigel
Nigel
Laerskool Japie Greyling
Daleside
Randvaal
Randvaal
Lawley Ext 1
Ennerdale
Finetown
Grasmere
Motheo Foundation Primary
School
Thuthukani-Tswelopele Primary
School
Johannesburg
South
Johannesburg
South
www.PfP4SA.org
Louise van Rhyn. Feb 2015
#PfP
@PfP4SA
@LouisevanRhyn

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