Enlighten Education Trust
What we are all About

May 8, 2014

About Us

Enlighten Education Trust strives to 'improve every aspect of education' in the Overstrand region through teacher-upskilling and direct services to children.
May 7, 2014

Our History

Established in 2002, the Enlighten Education Trust's founding vision was to 'improve the quality of teaching, learning and life in the Overstrand'.
May 6, 2014

Early Education

Enlighten Education Trust recognizes that quality early childhood development and education are key to achieving sustainable development of communities in the Overstrand.

About our foundation

About Enlighten

Enlighten Education Trust strives to 'improve every aspect of education' in the Overstrand region through teacher-upskilling and direct services to children. These services aim to enhance the children's intellectual, physical and emotional development.

Our history

Established in 2002, the Enlighten Education Trust's founding vision was to 'improve the quality of teaching, learning and life in the Overstrand'. With the recent population explosion in the area, the level of unemployment and poverty has increased and the quality of education in disadvantaged communities is often problematic.

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July 6, 2021

Visual Arts Project

Stimulating and imaginative art and craft classes at Enlighten Trust Centre continue for our junior and senior learners.Both groups now have their own inspiring, spacious art rooms with windows and sinks – conducive togetting those creative juices flowing! The younger learners enjoy both visual arts and pottery, and Karincreates a ‘home away from home’ atmosphere in her art space. A new ‘Empowerment through Art’project is underway for the teenagers where they are increasing drawing and painting skills and learningbasic marketing skills. The learner’s beautiful works will be on display at our annual exhibition at theend of the year. The Enlighten Visual Art and Craft department has risen to the challenge of designing and presentingpractical, hands-on, on-line visual arts, crafts and clay courses. Numerous courses aimed at learnersfrom grades 4 to Matric, as well as home schooled learners and even adults, have now been uploadedonto Google Classroom under Enlighten Education Trust. […]
June 18, 2021

ICT Project

Information Communication Technology (ICT) PROJECT The Trust committed to assisting both of the Hawston schools ( Primary and Secondary ) schools and Mount Pleasant Primary School in terms of increasing the numbers of learners taking Mathematics and Science as subjects, the improvement of literacy and numeracy at both schools and to facilitate access to technology for all learners and teachers. A further aim was to develop School Management teams by completing the Change Management in ICT course. The result is that both schools now have a functional computer lab and hands on training has begun. EET’s eLearning facilitator Mabandla Qolo has played a key role in the entire process. The first round of training has been completed covering the followingmodules: Introduction to Google Apps; Online Resources; Mobile Skills; Microsoft Platforms- OneNote; Social Media skills; Learning Management System- Moodle and Smart classrooms. The next step is to integrate these skills into […]
June 2, 2020

ENLIGHTEN COMMUNITY LIBRARY; TOY LIBRARY & LITERACY PROGRAMME

The library is the heartbeat of our organization and as literacy is one of our key-focus areas, it is our desire to open up the lives of extremely under-priviledged children to the magical world of imagination. We feel it is as much a priority as the mechanics of learning to read and write. Children visiting the library each afternoon, come from the surrounding communities, Zwelihle and Mount Pleasant. Apart from taking out books, which are available in Afrikaans, English and isiXhosa, children of all ages choose to do their homework and school assignments on any given day. The library has an expansive selection of educational games and puzzles to stimulate minds. We are grateful to have two volunteers and two Enlighten staff members who assist in keeping the library a safe and secure place to be. The Mobile library unit in partnership with the Educational Toy Library visited 27 edu-care […]