Green Shoots

Innovating in education

South Africa
2014 - 2018

Green Shoots is a South African organisation that develops innovative IT solutions for learners in school and after-school environments. Their sustainable solutions uplift and empower schools, teachers, learners, and communities. Green Shoots’ primary focus is improving primary maths attainment. The Maths Curriculum Online tool provides credible, real time, ongoing feedback and learner analytics to both student and teacher. HDF has supported Green Shoot’s organisational development and engagement with the education IT community.


TED talks ending violence against children

The challenge to end violence against children took centre stage at TEDSummit 2019 in Edinburgh. Howard Taylor, Executive Director of End Violence Against Children, explored the truly devastating scale of violence against children and the truly unprecendented opportunity we all…

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Why is birth registration so important?

Plan International´s Birth Registration Innovation Team are bringing 6 key principles of innovation to this challenge. They have developed a tailored innovation process to create sustainable and scalable solutions for birth registration. Understand Contextual Constraints: What differentiates constraints from pain…

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Launch of the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children

The Global Partnership today also launched the new INSPIRE package of seven proven strategies to prevent violence against children, created with the World Health Organisation (WHO), the CDC, End Violence Against Children, the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO), The U.S….

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