One hundred under-resourced schools in the Western Cape have now received purpose-designed and constructed science learning centres in a programme started 12 years ago as a project by leading science educationist Professor Shaheed Hartley, the Director of Advancing Knowledge NPC.
Members of the Mosselbank River Conservation team responsible for the remarkable rehabilitation progress over the past five years in Greenville Garden City, recently turned their attention to the private Dune Thicket conservation area at Northridge Coastal Estate (NCE), Africa’s first four star sustainable precinct, in Sunningdale.
John Matthews, Group CEO of Garden Cities (NPC) (RF), the historic Cape suburban development company, accepted two top honours on June 27, at the Big 5 Construction Awards ceremony in Johannesburg. One was for the company’s ground-breaking new green building development, Northridge Coastal Estate, on Cape Town’s west coast, and the other for the SA construction industry collaboration initiative, Construction Alliance South Africa (CASA), of which he is Chairman.
When, 18 years ago, Garden Cities (NPC) (RF) established the Archway Foundation, its objective was to redress inequalities for learners in the Western Cape, where historic disparities still exist in the provision of facilities to many hundreds of under-resourced schools.