Centre For Development and Enterprise
CDE is an independent policy research and advocacy organisation. It is one of South Africa's leading development think tanks, focusing on critical development issues and their relationship to economic growth and democratic consolidation. Through examining South African realities and international experience, CDE formulates practical policy proposals outlining ways in which South Africa can tackle major social and economic challenges. CDE has a special focus on the role of business and markets in development.
EVENT: TEACHERS IN SOUTH AFRICA: SUPPLY AND DEMAND 2013-2025
Will South Africa produce enough qualified, competent teachers for all school phases and subjects over the next ten years?
Expanding Affordable Learning: The potential of low-fee independent schools
On Friday 21 November 2014, around 100 people attended a CDE event focusing on low-fee independent schools. Sir Michael Barber, Chief Education Advisor at Pearson and Chief Advisor to DfID on Education in Pakistan, gave a presentation on his extensive experience in the field.
RAISING SOUTH AFRICA’S 'SPEED LIMIT': A Presentation by Ricardo Hausmann
At an event hosted by the Centre for Development and Enterprise (CDE), Professor Ricardo Hausmann, chairman of the International Panel on the Accelerated and Shared Growth Initiative that advised the South African government between 2004 and 2008, said that low levels of labour participation, contracting export sectors, and stagnant manufacturing, prevent South Africa from ‘raising its economic 'speed limit'’.
WHAT DOES RESEARCH TELL US ABOUT TEACHERS, TEACHING AND LEARNER PERFORMANCE IN MATHEMATICS?
This report summarises original research carried out by CDE on factors which have an impact on the teaching and learning of mathematics and science in a sample of urban and rural public high schools. It also reviews the findings of a number of other current reports and studies which address these factors.