LEAP is a leading learning organisation created to give young South Africans the academic and life skills they need to become future leaders. LEAP schools have high expectations of South Africa’s youth and aim to transform our deeply divided communities, one graduate at a time. A passionate group of educators, learners, parents, community leaders, volunteers and specialists is at the heart of what makes LEAP work.
What makes LEAP special is its focus on the emotional and social development of young people and their communities, as well as academic achievement particularly in maths, science and english.
The LEAP learning community has:
LEAP is an intervention that works. Since 2004, LEAP has achieved:
LEAP schools have higher expectations of teachers and students than national government. The effect of this rigour is profound.
The attention to access, personal development and academic excellence is a model that should be replicated everywhere in our education system.”
– Dr Mamphela Ramphele