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Work for Funda Wande

Program Manager: Eastern Cape Funda Wande Literacy Program The “Funda Wande: Teaching Reading for Meaning” is a not-for-profit initiative which aims to develop the courses and training materials needed to teach all Foundation Phase teachers in South Africa (Grade R-3)...

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Work for Funda Wande

Senior Coach: Eastern Cape Funda Wande Literacy Program The “Funda Wande: Teaching Reading for Meaning” is a not-for-profit initiative which aims to develop the courses and training materials needed to teach all Foundation Phase teachers in South Africa (Grade R-3)...

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Grahamstown Film Recce, 31 July – 1 August

Earlier this month, Funda Wande conducted our first on-site filming at a primary school in Grahamstown. The two-day scoping trip was designed to give our team an important chance to prepare for our first wave of filming that’s coming up in October. Before diving into...

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Teaching reading for meaning: The Funda Wande project

By Dr Nic Spaull Overview: South Africa is virtually unique among upper-middle-income countries in that most of our children (58%) do not learn to read for meaning in the first three years of school [1]. Without this core skill, they fall further and further behind as...

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