I frequently meet educated adults who say, “I’m just not a maths person. I can’t do maths.” I have never met an educated adult who so casually says, “I don’t know how to read.” Yet whenever I ask these “non-maths
After two decades of democracy (and opportunity) it’s still unclear whether a sustainable future is possible for South Africa. But, will the current unrest in our universities bring us any closer to the vision of access and equality for all?
Founder Jay Kloppenberg compares scholar behaviour to successful rappers, highlighting accountability as an ASE value. Morning assemblies are key to maintaining a culture of excellence and high expectations. Jay’s rap knowledge is not so shabby for a school leader.
On the 26th of March 2015, African School for Excellence conducted a second performance of its highly reviewed play “The Shadow of Katlehong” to a sold-out crowd at the Joburg Theatre. The play made use of a hybrid genre, combining
In her first attempt at the javelin, Grade 9’s Ntokozo Mashiane qualified for the District Games! We were excited, she was amazed, and we think you will be impressed. Read about how it happened.
By Nkosinathi Mhlanga, Academic Advisor for
Every year, we welcome a new cohort of excited African School for Excellence Grade 7 scholars with a Leadership Week that sets the groundwork for their next six years at the school. Take a peek into what occurs during this
ASE’s founder and CEO Jay Kloppenberg explains how the idea of a “growth mindset”—as explained in the video below—has served as a foundation for the curriculum we’ve developed at ASE.
This three-minute video between two of my favourite people—Sal
This article comes from the new ASE magazine. Written by the scholars, the magazine aims to let you discover what life is like at ASE. Read below to see how our scholars enjoyed the wonderful technology day presented by House4Hack
This week was full of emotion for ASE. We received the visit from EyeWitness News. See below the article from EWN. To read the all post click here. Than you to Thomas Holder, Masa Kekana and Reinart Toerien for their poignant