Thuto Trust is an innovative education trust and registered Public Beneﬁt Organisation (PBO). They invest in deserving young people through tertiary education bursaries. With the help of donors and partners, they have invested in excess of R 40 million in over 1000 bursaries and scholarships over the past 15 years. Through access to tertiary education, the lives of their beneficiaries have changed for the better, with most of them moving on to successful careers in South Africa.
Roedean has been identified by Thuto Trust, as a lead school for their teacher development programme. As such, Roedean has been responsible for designing and implementing the school-based integration of best-practice teaching and the overall professionalisation of the intern teachers. Mrs L Galanakis, as a representative of Roedean, attends regular meetings with Thuto Trust.
The purpose of the programme is to contribute to the pool of highly competent black teachers of Mathematics, Physical Science and Life Sciences in South Africa. We are proud to state that some of these intern-teachers have been appointed as full-time teachers at Roedean.
The intention of the programme is to: