In South Africa, the Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) was recently honored with the Premier’s Service Excellence Award for its work with NFPA’s Learn Not to Burn® program. The department won a gold award for its use of Learn Not to Burn® Preschool Programme South Africa, an adaptation of the original program.The award recognizes and honors departments and government officials who are innovative in service delivery.
News accounts chronicle how officials in Gauteng have been working hard to improve the standards of education in the province. Learn Not to Burn South Africa has played a part in that.
The award announcement comes as NFPA launches the updated Learn Not to Burn Preschool Program, which includes five lessons designed for varied learning styles.