after school

TLT Annual Report

Our Annual Report 2021

Our 2021 annual report serves a dual purpose. On the one hand, we share the key ways in which we leveraged partnerships, resources, and initiatives to support the sector in the past year. On the other hand, we’ve segmented the report to illustrate the outcomes of our three-year strategy across the three pillars of our work. We invite you to explore the manifestation of all this work.

WC After School Basics Training

We are excited to offer a free four-day training opportunity for Practitioners working directly with young people in After School Programmes. Over the 4 days, you will meet and network with other Practitioners and develop your knowledge & skills to troubleshoot key challenges. You will be introduced to emotional intelligence tools, child development theory, and … Read more

WC Community of Practice: Resourcing After School

The first COP of 2022 will be on a theme that is forever at the forefront of our minds – how do we mobilise resources to support our work? We will hear from various players in the sector as to how they have mobilised in-kind resources, gained sponsorship, leveraged SETA funds, and scaled-up their operations. … Read more

GP Community of Practice: Mental well- being

Working in an After School Programme (ASP) requires us to support learners in various ways, including psychosocially. It is important that we look after our own well-being to be able to do this. We cannot be there for our learners when we are running on empty. The Learning Trust invites all practitioners and leaders of … Read more

The Data Collective

You are invited to the first Data Collective of 2022. This session will provide a brief feedback on the trends we are seeing from 2018, 2019, 2021 attendance data. We will share Data Collection Guidelines for your input as we co-create knowledge for the After School sector. You will engage in discussion about Monitoring, Evaluation, … Read more

Girls Camp

United Through Sport – changing young lives in Gqebhera with After School

Our Eastern Cape grantee, United through Sport, was featured in Algoa FM’s weekly segment, Algoa Cares. This was our effort to put a spotlight on the work of After School programmes across the country in order to celebrate the Lights On movement. [button link=”″ newwindow=”yes”] Listen to interview…[/button]    

Impacting Lives beyond South Africa: the conversation with Sixolile Mabombo continues

Sixolile Mabombo, TLT’s new Board Chairperson dove into a 2-hour long chat with us. In Part 2 of our conversation, we dig a little deeper. We uncover her thoughts on, the best fundraising models for the After School sector; the biggest lessons she’s learned whilst working in the sector; plus, her vision and bold plans for The Learning Trust.

‘ASAP in the Park’ Makhanda Event

This is an opportunity for the After School community to network, connect, distress and participate in some mindfulness exercises. Mindfulness exercises by Professor Krueger, HoD at Rhodes Uni- Drama Department.

Lights On After School Webinar

Raising the visibility of the sector, its value and impact, requires us to collectively build a common language to communicate its importance. Join us as we explore what advocacy can look like for the After School sector and outline the ways we can all participate in the global #LightsOnAfterschool activities this month!