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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
Location
Gauteng
Contact name
Ms Nompumelelo Nkabinde
Contact email address


Background

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

Scope

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

Deliverables

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)