Lights On campaign

Beyond the Classroom Quarterly 3

In October we celebrated the annual #LightsOnAfterschool campaign for the third time in South Africa. The global initiative which began in the U.S. aims to help raise awareness of the importance of After School Programmes (ASPs) and their tremendous impact on children’s lives.

National Youth Service & Social Employment Fund

This is a fantastic opportunity for the After School sector to access public funding to pay volunteers. If you cannot attend, please assign someone else on your team to join us. We also request you to share this with any other organisations and partners you think would be interested in the opportunity. Click the button … Read more

Investing in the sustainable future of South African youth

The After School sector offers a diversity of programmes, models, and focus areas that are all united by a common goal: to enable learners to thrive and succeed. Given the belief that our future is in the hands of our youth, it is reasonable to expect that the investments put into education actually result in quality learning outcomes for youth.

The After School Investment Case 2021

For some time, there has been a need for new and local research into the impact of After School Programmes (ASPs) on learners’ education outcomes. We now bring the After School Investment Case, a report that outlines the return on investments into programmes serving learners in lower quintiles. As a backdrop, the report demonstrates how … Read more