An educational psychologist assists individual children identified by teachers as having emotional or behavioural problems.
Enrichment Programme for Foundation Phase learners:
Based on Occupational Therapy principles and activities, facilitators work with individual children who are experiencing learning difficulties, especially in numeracy and literacy.
This programme which involves adult volunteers in a one-on-one remedial reading programme with Grade 2 learners, aims to develop a love of books, and improves reading skills and language comprehension.
is taught at Hawston Primary School, where Afrikaans is the language of instruction. A large percentage of learners are from other African countries, Somalia in particular, and can communicate in neither English nor Afrikaans. They are taught from scratch to speak, write and read in Afrikaans, so that they can be integrated into their classes and the community where they live. This has a major social and educational impact on their lives. Some isiXhosa pupils are also assisted with their Afrikaans as Second Language studies.
Management of the Overstrand Junior Town Council:
On behalf of the Overstrand Town Council, an Enlighten co-ordinator organises an enrichment and leadership programme for members of the Junior Town Council elected each year from the six local High Schools.