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Happy, empowered teachers

Happy, empowered teachers

Positive feedback received from a teacher on Academy math course. Samantha Learner attended the Academy's MT31 math course in July 2019. Her feedback from the course was extremely positive and encouraging for our daily work: "I want to take this opportunity to thank...

Planning well is the first step to functional schools

Planning well is the first step to functional schools

During our 2019 Planning for Success workshops more than 350 educators (principals and leadership teams from schools) in the Western Cape seized the opportunity to get ahead of the rush and plan their next academic year in detail. The Principals Academy Trust (PAT), a...


During 2020 and 2021 PAT’s Teacher Support Programme team created bespoke and relevant resources to assist teachers in providing education and addressing backlogs caused by the pandemic.

PAT now has 24 readers each in Afrikaans, English and isiXhosa, as well as 25 listening activities and 15 songs. Writing, illustration etc. all done in-house by PAT TSP.

Please visit our YouTube site for all the videos.


If you want to contact our office for any media or speaking engagements, or to find out more, please get in touch by sending an email to info@principalsacademy.ac.za

Cape Town,
Western Cape,
South Africa