Empowering Scholars


South African maths education is in a state of crisis, with performance outcomes that place South African learners at international comparisons of mathematics achievement.  At the same time, mathematics competence is an essential requisite for many areas of well-paid employment in key sectors of the South African development economy. 

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Science Enrichment

Science Enrichment has been at the heart of The Umkhumbane Schools’ Project programming since our founding.  Our vision is to not only increase learners’ capacity to succeed in their science subjects, but also to provide them with opportunities for hands-on scientific exploration, STEM career exposure and guidance, and an increasing confidence in their capacity to succeed. 

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Environmental Education

Working as a service provider to the Environmental Planning and Climate Protection Department (EPCPD) of EThekwini (Durban) Municipality,  the Umkhumbane Schools Project has undertaken a Biodiversity Skills Pilot Programme to work with a select group of learners from our five schools.

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