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Zenex: Evaluation of the Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) Grade R Math and Languages Improvement Project

Deadline date
18 Sep 2020
Contact name
Ms Nompumelelo Nkabinde
Contact email address


The focus of the project is Grade R, now a formal year in school, to be implemented in the Gauteng Province. The Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) introduced Grade R into its public ordinary schools, and registered Grade R classes in some community organisations. The project objectives are to:

  • improve the language skills and mathematics knowledge of Grade R learners, in order that they are better equipped to manage Grade 1 and subsequent years of schooling
  • provide appropriate resources training, teacher training and support, and classroom materials in all eleven languages spoken and taught in the province
  • improve the knowledge and skills of Grade R teachers and practitioners


The evaluator will be required to conduct a:

  • Formative evaluation of the intervention model and implementation fidelity.
  • Summative evaluation of changes in classroom practices and learner performance


The clarificatory process will finalise the nature and timing of reports. However, you will be required to provide the following:

  • Final evaluation design
  • A project Plan (including inception plan)
  • Formative report on the implementation model
  • Baseline report
  • Progress reports
  • Final report
  • Summary of final report
  • Presentation to key stakeholders

How to apply

Queries and Proposals must be emailed to: Ms Nompumelelo Nkabinde at [email protected] (see attached ToR for further information)