The book titled “The Audacious Experiment: The Mandela Rhodes Story”, was co-authored by Shaun Johnson, the late founding CEO of the MRF and Professor Elleke Boehmer. She was supported by research assistants Iris Nxumalo-de Smidt and Makomborero Muzenda, both of whom are Mandela Rhodes Scholars.
These three volumes focus on developments in early grade reading and mathematics in South Africa between 2010 and 2022. Edited by Nic Spaull and Elizabeth Pretorius, Hamsa Venkat and Nicky Roberts, and Nic Spaull and Stephen Taylor respectively, the three books collectively bring together 77 authors from diverse disciplines, most of whom are South African researchers well known in the field of early grade reading and mathematics.
In South Africa, there are three main Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) where you can study after you leave school: universities, universities of technology and TVET colleges.