Inspiration from Buyane Primary School
Situated in an area between informal settlements and government housing, Buyane Primary School was one of the first schools selected to be part of the E3 pilot program and has since become a pioneer school in implementing Project-based Learning. The teachers created projects through which learners devised sustainable ideas from recycled materials. Through the manufacture of hats, glasses, bracelets and many other items, the learners quickly learned critical thinking skills that have allowed them to become more self-reliant, creative, confident, and collaborative. The project was awarded R10 000 and the 3rd place in the Eskom Entrepreneurship Education Competition. This demonstrates how effective active learning can be.