The youth unemployment rate in South Africa has skyrocketed to an alarming 63.3% for those aged 15 to 24, demanding innovative strategies to tackle this pressing issue. In response, My Maths Buddy One Book One Learner, a leading project dedicated to training Maths teachers and learners with the skills necessary for effective teaching and successful learning, is stepping up to address this crisis by offering training programs. We need to do something today!
Introducing My Maths Buddy One Book One Learner Project
The My Maths Buddy One Book One Learner Project is a South African Mathematics Foundation initiative launched with the purpose of empowering Maths teachers with the skills that would make their teaching of Maths effective and their learners successful in the subject. Through this project, both teachers and learners are empowered with effective resources and knowledge provided as part of the My Maths Buddy Schools program.
Our Recent Launch of the BRICKS Campaign!
“None of us, including me, ever do great things. But we can all do small things, with great love, and together we can do something wonderful.” – Mother Teresa
The campaign is designed in such a way that everyone can participate in it and contribute to the upliftment of Maths education in South Africa. Like the famous Springbok’s motto says: “We are stronger together!”
How does it work?
The project uses the concept of a BRICK. If we all contribute with one or a few bricks, together we will build a wall that is strong enough to withstand any challenges. The Wall represents Strength.
Each BRICK represents a part of the project. By sponsoring a BRICK, you would sponsor either a Maths teacher or a learner in a class. The project works well when we train both teachers and learners. Everybody should be on the same page. Our minimum project would include 10 Maths teachers and a minimum of 40 learners to start creating an impact.
Once we have a minimum number of BRICKS sponsored for a school, we initiate the project. We run the project for 6 months with the school and provide regular reports to you as a donor on the progress of the project and the school’s performance monitoring is part of our reports. At the end of the project, we will provide you with a closing report detailing the project results.
Download our Info Brochure here to learn more about the BRICKS Campaign.
The impact of this project in schools has been proven to work effectively, as one maths teacher from Free State shared:
“Using the knowledge and resources I got from the My Maths Buddy program has really changed the perception of my learners towards maths. At first, they believed that maths is difficult and some even believed that they were not ‘maths material’. But ever since I’ve been using My Maths Buddy kit, there has been a huge improvement. It even shows with results improving from 35% to 71% in the first quarter. I can truly recommend every maths teacher to be part of this program.”
You CAN make a big difference by joining this worthwhile campaign and uplift Maths education in South Africa! It is not JUST ONE BRICK; it is a POSITIVE CHANGE in a child’s life. Did you know that one teacher can positively influence 100 or more children in a year?
Donate today and get your business partners, suppliers, and customers involved too! Make it a group project and adopt a school!
Together, let’s empower young minds through education and create a brighter future for South Africa!