The Government of South Africa adopted the Big Fast Results (BFR) problem-solving methodology, which was originally developed and implemented by the government of Malaysia. The BFR methodology facilitates the development of detailed plans with a strong theory of change, as well as strong monitoring, evaluation, reporting, and accountability frameworks which are essential for the successful implementation of national goals and priorities. It is designed to fast track the implementation of solutions on critical delivery issues highlighted in the National Development Plan (NDP).
Five workstreams were identified by the Operation Phakisa lab process:
- Teacher Professional Development
- Digital Content Development and Distribution