Policy Papers and Research

Trialogue research found that companies spent the largest portion of their education budget on bursaries, scholarships and university chairs (26%) in 2020, followed by learner development initiatives (24%), much in line with previous years. By contrast, the least supported areas were school governance, leadership and functionality (4%), whole school development (3%) and special needs interventions (2%). This despite the fact that school leadership is second only to teaching in terms of the impact it has on student learning. [Read more on Trialogue's research into CSI in Education]

The following policy papers and research provide some insight into the South African Standard for Principalship and interventions that help to make principals better leaders.

Relevant Acts and Policies

South African Research

International Research


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