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Creative education unlocks rural children’s curiosity and ...

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Creative education unlocks rural children’s curiosity and potential

Good Work Foundation is helping provide rural children with access to digital tools to ignite their passion for learning

Senior reporter

One SA NPO is helping to make thousands of rural children, with little or no access to technology, future-fit through gaming and coding.

The Good Work Foundation (GWF), which operates mainly in rural Mpumalanga and the Free State, is working to rekindle a sense of childhood wonder that it says conventional education tends to extinguish by tapping into children’s sense of curiosity and creativity.

According to the foundation, of 100 children that start school in SA, about 60 will reach their final year, 37 will matriculate, and only 12 will access university. Almost none will be adequately equipped to participate in the fourth industrial revolution...

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