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  • history


    Sparrow Schools Educational Trust is a Brand SA Runner up for most Influential NGO.


    Sparrow started working in conjunction with the Government to pilot a Technical Skills School. Sparrow FET College won the National Skills Authority Silver Award – Best TVET Placement Programme

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    Sparrow Schools obtained a level 1 certificate for Sustainability from Growth Map through the Nedbank Foundation.

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    Sparrow Schools was nominated as one of the finalists in the NGO category at the 2012 Skills Development Summit. They won the Silver Award from lmpumelelo Innovations Centre for innovative work that is done to combat poverty through Education and Training in Gauteng. Sparrow FET College, a social enterprise Training Provider opens its doors, to […]


    Jackie Gallagher is the winner of the Shoprite Checkers Woman of the Year Award – Education Category  Sparrow Schools is one of the shortlisted candidates for the 2010 South African NGO Web Awards.

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    Jackie Gallagher was a finalist in the Southern Africa Social Entrepreneurship (SASE) Awards- Pinnacle Category (GIBS/ASHOKA). Jackie Gallagher was a finalist in the Ernst & Young Social Entrepreneur Award: World Entrepreneur Awards in the Non-profit category

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    Jackie Gallagher was a finalist in the Mail & Guardian Investing in the future, Drivers of Change awards.

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    Sparrow Schools achieved provisional accreditation with full compliance, and the   recommendation of full accreditation as a service provider with Umalusi, our ETQA Nelson Mandela visits Sparrow Combined School

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    Sparrow Schools was awarded the Hamlet Foundation Outstanding Achievement Award for the work we do with intellectually disadvantaged and learning disabled youth. Jackie Gallagher was a finalist in the Clarins & Fair Lady Most Dynamisante Woman of the year competition.