A growth mindset recognises that excellence is developed through effort, training and persistence. In contrast, a fixed mindset is the belief that ability is based on innate traits. In marginalised schools, with minimal-to-no investment in teachers, the expectations of teachers, and students is low. It then becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy. A powerful tool to change…

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Tracking school attendance is necessary to improve student outcomes, reduce absenteeism, and promote accountability. In schools which lack ICT equipment and digital literacy, attendance records are tracked on paper — however this method makes understanding attendance trends difficult due to the sheer volume of paper files. In an effort to better track attendance rates in…

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