It’s not often you’ll find learners “in school” over a long weekend. Mini versions of UCT’s evergreen Summer School are introducing grade 11 and 12s to a menu of new subjects – and possible study and career choices.
A special Summer School lecture series gave learners from UCT’s Schools Improvement Initiative’s (SII) 100UP programme a taste of campus life – and the experience of learning simply for the joy of knowledge.
Summer School 2018 has its finger placed firmly on the pulse. The annual public education programme includes a session each with investigative journalist Jacques Pauw, founding member of Umkhonto weSizwe Ronnie Kasrils and former top-ranking government official in Nelson Mandela Bay Crispian Olver. These three events form part of a diverse programme, which includes lectures in the arts, humanities, science, history, philosophy and contemporary studies.