ARK (Education Partnership Group) Collaboration Schools Policy Development Project (ARK)

ARK has submitted a signed Memorandum of Agreement with the Western Cape Department of Education for the development and implementation of an operational framework to enable the implementation and sustainability of the Collaboration Schools programme. The project outcomes include (a) Clarifying roles and responsibilities for the full lifecycle of Collaboration Schools and establishing the programme within the WCED; (b) The appointment, training and establishment of a capable WCED-led team to implement the Collaboration Schools Operational Model; (c) The design and establishment of systems that provide the WCED of what is working and why, to inform WCED policy and strategy to improve education delivery in the Western Cape; and (d) establishing a clear pipeline of funding sources and sustainable financial model for long-terms support, especially for the most disadvantaged schools.