The Social Enterprise Academy is the only specialist learning and development organisation supporting the enterprising social sector in South Africa.
Founded in 2004 in Scotland, the Academy has worked at local, national and international levels supporting over 8000 learners and 1700 organisations to grow and thrive as social enterprises.
Working with International Partners
With a successful track record in Scotland, we are now working with over ten local partners in several countries to share our learning model, including China, Australia, Malaysia and Pakistan.
Independent Review 2015
Undertaken by Glasgow University's prestigious Training and Employment Research Unit, our most recent impact review demonstrates the power of our learning approach.
94% of learners improve the way they do things and enhance their performance
95% of learners reframe their perspectives and how they think about things
100% of learners that attend 5+ programmes experience transformational change
84% improve their organisation's ability to be responsive and adaptive to the market
91% communicate more effectively within their organisations
85% improve the quality of their products and services
79% felt their learning affected the social impact of their work
72% felt their learning affected the economic impact of their work
71% felt their learning affected the cultural impact of their work