Trading as (t/a) THE EDL GROUP (Educate, Develop, Learn for Life) was established in 1995. THE EDL FOUNDATION (a Section 21, Non-Profit Organisation, Company) and EDUTRAC (Pty) Ltd both registered in 1997. The trade name rights of the two companies and the product developed have been registered through Norton Rose since 2000.
THE EDL FOUNDATION operates through funded Schools, Adult Training Centres and FET Colleges. The focus being on English Literacy, Mathematics and Science Remediation in Schools and Occupational Workplace Preparation and Job Skill Learning for economic empowerment in Adult Training Centres and FET Colleges. Funded by Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund, SETA Tenders, Johnson & Johnson International and Cummins, Graftech, TAG Solvent, PG Glass, Vodacom 1997 – 2014.
EDUTRAC (Pty) Ltd is the ‘holding’ Company where all the Learning System software design and development takes place. The content is upgraded annually and aligned with current government legislation and the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA), SETA (Sector Education and Training Authority), UMALUSI and the Department of Education Curriculum requirements.EDUTRAC (Pty) Ltd operated commercially to provide income for the design and development over fifteen years. Knorr-Bremse SA, TAG Solvent, Graftech, Vodacom, Johnson & Johnson SA, Morkels, PG Glass and EDCON.
THE EDL GROUP product EDUTRAC is an extensive range of three on-line blended e-learning systems with interactive learning content.
- EDUTRAC MPower for Job Skill Training, Workplace Preparation for unemployed adults and improving Workplace Performance for employed
adults through training based on skill needs.
- EDUTRAC Xtra for Mathematics Remediation and Performance Improvement for Grades 4-9 for learners who come from or are in township and
- EDUTRAC StepAhead to step up Competency and Performance Improvement in the Sciences, Life Skills and Computer Usage through Reading,
Writing and Understanding of English
The EDL blended e-Learning Systems are focused on addressing the critical education crises in South Africa. They have been tried and tested by EDL in Adult Learning Centres, Workplaces, Educational Institutions and Schools.