To date, 14,000 learners have completed our year-long after-school program and we enrolled our 16,224th learner in February 2021.
We are data-driven in our approach and in measuring ourselves, continuously improving or maintaining the strong impact that we create in our programs, including excellent attendance, persistence, quality instruction, and content knowledge improvement. Using our internally developed online learner management system (LMS) and our external evaluation results conducted by Ukufunda Education Consulting we measured the following impact in 2020:
average attendance rate in all Numeric after-school classes
average persistence in our program (in other words, for every 100 children who started our program in February 2020, 97 completed the program in November)· We are especially proud of this achievement considering that our learners continued to receive support through distance learning during the period of lockdown
extra hours of of face-to-face maths instruction each child received as part of our programs in terms 1 & 4
learners who took part in Numeric’s distance learning project (72% of our learners)
WhatsApp classes supported through Numeric’s distance learning project
extra hours of distance learning maths instruction each child received as part of our programs in terms 2 & 3
the percentage of teaching interns who are studying towards a B.Ed
learners who wrote the endline test achieved a mark of 80% and above, and 122 of them were Numeric learners.
of participants were female
outperform their peers
in 94% of our partner schools in 2020.
Numeric learners improved by
5.65 percentage points
while their non-participating peers improved by 2.77 percentage points, resulting in a 2.87 percentage point net shift in maths content knowledge
improve two times more
than their non-participating peers.