CSI that works

  

The FirstRand Foundation and Tshikululu Social Investments hosted the 9th in a series of events showcasing CSI that Works at the FNB Conference and Training Centre in Sandton on Thursday 23 May 2017.

  

Speakers

The FirstRand Foundation and Tshikululu Social Investments identified the following individuals who spoke about funding models and strategies for tertiary education.

  

Alexandra Flusk, student of the University of the Witwatersrand, spoke from her vantage point as a student at Wits. She set the scene for subsequent presentations and  provided anecdotal evidence of students’ funding challenges, successes and recommendations based on her experiences at Wits.

Sizwe Nxasana, Chairman of the FirstRand Foundation, FirstRand Empowerment Foundation, NSFAS and ISFAP spoke about  the current funding situation and future strategies of both ISFAP and NSFAS institutions to respond to students’ financing needs.

Khaya Sithole, accountant, academic and activist presented the Lesedi  “Free education” funding model.

 

 


Click on the PDF link below to download the presentations

Funding models for tertiary Education KS Lesedi model May 2017

Funding models for tertiary education - SN ISFAP Model May 2017


 

 

 

Download research documents and presentations from previous 'CSI that works' sessions

 

Download PDFs of previous 'CSI that works' breakfast series presentations and research documents below

FirstRand CSI that works - Volunteers - press release - July 2015

CSI that works - Volunteering presentations - July 2015

Volunteers speaker bios - July 2015

Programme and speaker biographies - 17 March 2015

Mail and Guardian Maths Education supplement - March 2015

Reflections on the South African Maths Education Chairs Initiative (MECI) (research document)

South African maths chairs education chairs initiative - 17 March 2015

DG Murray Trust - context of ECD provisioning in South Africa

Sikhula Sonke - impact of community-based ECD approach

Khululeka - working together for children

Laying the foundation for success - lessons learnt from CSI-funded ECD programmes (research document)

The South African food security paradox - lessons and opportunities for CSI (research document)

Food security in SA: issues and challenges - presentation by Dr Danny Simatele

Nourishing young minds - presentation by Kelvin Glen of Tiger Brands on the role of school feeding programmes in influencing improved education

Find out more about the next 'CSI that works' breakfast on 25 June 2014

WiSER presentation - CSI that works breakfast series - 25 February 2014

Sonke presentation - CSI that works breakfast series - 25 February 2014

Masimanyane presentation - CSI that works breakfast series - 25 February 2014

Increasing access and support to tertiary education: Lessons learnt from CSI-funded bursary programmes in South Africa (research document)

REAP presentation - CSI that works breakfast series - 16 October 2013

TBF presentation - CSI that works breakfast series - 16 October 2013

HOPE presentation - CSI that works breakfast series - 16 October 2013

NSFAS presentation - CSI that works breakfast series - 16 October 2013

CSI that works - Mail & Guardian advertorial - 12 July 2013

FirstRand - CSI that works presentations - July 2013

From crisis to opportunity: Lessons learnt from corporate social investment interventions in teacher development and their implications for maths and science education in South Africa (research document)