TIGER KLOOF EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

VISION

To create new paths in learning, doing and serving

MISSION

To provide educational opportunities for the previously disadvantaged communities in the region. (This does not imply exclusivity)

To foster in our learners:

  • A religious discipline and adherence to Christian values

  • A commitment to serve society

  • An awareness of the environment

  • The need to be productive, responsible, accountable and enterprising

STRATEGY

To create opportunities for learners to learn and to live out the values of the IDEALS as expressed by the association of Round Square schools, of which Tiger Kloof is a Global Member:

  • International understanding and involvement

  • Democracy and democratic practice

  • Environmental awareness, appreciation, activities and action

  • Adventure

  • Leadership (servant leadership)

  • Service (to each other and the community)

ETHOS

The ethos of Tiger Kloof Educational Institution and that of Tiger Kloof Combined School, is one and the same. The ethos embraces the following aspects of the purpose of the Not for Profit Company, Tiger Kloof Educational Institution, as expressed in the Memorandum of Incorporation:

  • To admit learners irrespective of class, nationality or faith

  • To promote a high degree of intellectual, technical, vocational, spiritual and physical development in its learners

  • To encourage the development of personal qualities of tolerance, compassion, humility, initiative, self-discipline, and moral and intellectual integrity

  • To foster the ideals of social responsibility and a lasting commitment to service, both by encouraging understanding of international, national and community issues, and by involving learners in practical acts of service to the community

  • To have a religious discipline and daily practice which will be conducted according to the Christian ethos. Attendance of religious assemblies will not be obligatory for those who are not Christian.

GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT 

The Institution is governed by a Board of Directors. The appointed CEO of the Institution is the Director.

 

The Institution is managed by the Institution Management Team under the direction of the Director.

 

The Heads of the various sectors of the Institution report through the Director to the Board.

TIGER KLOOF COMBINED SCHOOL

The relationship between the Institution and the Department of Education is governed by an agreement between the MEC for Education, North West Province, and the Board of Directors (signed May 2000).

 

KEY CLAUSES

  • The Tiger Kloof Educational Institution, a Not for Profit Company, is the owner of the immovable property on which Tiger Kloof (High and Primary) School is situated

  • The school is a public school with the aim of being a centre of excellence, with a clear set of moral and behavioural values

  • Tiger Kloof Educational Institution grew out of the resolve of past Tiger Kloof students to re-open Tiger Kloof.  It grew as a result of the generosity of its funders. This agreement must endorse and preserve the commitment made to Tiger Kloof by its funders and the commitment made in the partnership it represents between Tiger Kloof Institution, the School, and the North West Province

 

The relationship between the Institution and the School Governing Body is governed by the agreement between the Board of the Institution and the Governing Body of the School. It constitutes part of the Agreement between the Board and the MEC.

 

KEY CLAUSES

  • The MEC of the North West Province and Tiger Kloof Educational Institution have entered into an agreement pursuant to Section 14 (1) and the spirit of Section 57 of the South African Schools Act, whereby the school is established ... as a public school, with a history and a clear mission statement, on private property

  • The school is a public school with the aim of being a centre of excellence with a clear set of moral and behavioural values as contained in the Mission Statement

  • The school was established in 1995 by the Owner (the Board) and functions under the auspices of the Board of Tiger Kloof Educational Institution

  • The Owner and the SGB are committed to working as partners to ensure, in particular, that the historical link of Tiger Kloof with the UCCSA is respected and honoured in its observance, and further, that the school will be open to persons of any faith

  • The owner and the SGB are committed to working as partners to honour the trust and faith placed in them by Tiger Kloof's funders

  • The SGB, in recommending educators for appointment by the North West Department of Education, shall take seriously into account a candidate's compatibility with and willingness to promote the ethos of the school. Furthermore, the SGB must ensure that the Owner is included in all stages of the process for recommending educators for appointment

  • The SGB, in performing its statutory functions, is responsible for preserving the ethos of the school

 

GOVERNANCE AND MANAGEMENT

Tiger Kloof Combined School, which is one of the sectors of the institution operations, is governed by the School Governing Body and is managed by the School Management Team, under the direction of the Principal, an appointee of the Department of Education. The Principal reports through the School Governing Body to the Department of Education, and through the Director to the Board.The Chair of the SGB and the Principal are ex officio members of the Board. The Chair of the Board and the Director are ex officio members of the School Governing Body. The Principal is a member of the Institution Management Team, and the director of TKEI is a member of the School Management Team. A Governance Charter has been established to clarify roles and responsibilities and to ensure co-operative governance.

TKEI - CURRENT BOARD MEMEBERS 2019: Shirley Moulder (Chairperson), Lesego Serolong, Karen Gail du Toit (Director), Masego Mokubung, Albert Kekesi, Mauritz de Kock, Gapare Saruchera, Tim Blight, Itumeleng Pudule and Thabang Mohumapele.

© 2019 Tiger Kloof Educational Institution - Creating new Paths in Learning, Doing and Serving 

Designed and Administered by Leon C Ferris for TKEI