CSI in Education

Considerable government spend (R320.5 billion in 2017) and the lion’s share of total CSI spend (48%, or approximately R4.1 billion in 2016) does not seem to be resulting in positive, sustained impact in South Africa’s education sector. Historical inequity and pervasive socioeconomic challenges continue to plague the public schooling system.

Lessons from companies involved in school leadership interventions

Some key learnings from companies investing in interventions. 

The State of Education in South Africa

Some quick stats on the state of education in South Africa.

Education received nearly half of the total CSI expenditure of R8.6 billion in 2016

Distribution of corporate support and CSI expenditure by development sector.


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