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Careerbus at Sasol TechnoX 13-17 August 2018

The Sasol TechnoX, which will take place from 13-17 August 2018 at Boiketlong Sport Centre in Sasolburg, will again aim to create awareness and excitement around science, maths and technology. Going into its 18th year, the Sasol TechnoX has had great success in educating learners about the endless possibilities of science and technology. One of…

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How mobility is enhancing Maths and Science in Mpumalanga

The Public Investment Corporation’s teacher training mobile, which operated in rural Gauteng in 2017, has now moved to Mpumalanga. Mobilising maths and science training to schools with insufficient resources, the ‘bus’ will reach 54 schools over the next six months. The aim of the ongoing training that will be provided onboard the training bus is…

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Driving change in Gauteng Maths and Science

The performance of South Africa’s education system has been subject to severe criticism in recent years, particularly maths and science. In 2016, The World Economic Forum ranked South Africa’s mathematics and science as the worst in the world.   The Public Investment Corporation (PIC) saw the urgent need to address the underlying causes of the situation and saw that it…

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World Teachers Day: How Mobility Can Enhance Teacher Freedom in South Africa

World Teachers’ Day is celebrated on the 5th of October every year, to commemorate the UNESCO recommendation detailing teachers’ rights and responsibilities. This year’s theme, “Teaching in Freedom, Empowering Teachers”, is in line with the new Sustainable Development Goals – placing teacher empowerment as a top priority. The duties of educators in South Africa are…

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Benefits of mobile classrooms in development interventions

Skills development interventions, whether it is life skills or industry-specific skills, are vital in training and empowering the youth of South Africa and in overcoming social disadvantage. Individuals need guidance on making career decisions, life and business choices, and should consequently be informed of opportunities available to them. Over recent years South Africa’s government has…

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