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Free webinar for Maths teachers
Free webinar for Maths teachersArticle

The Answer Series is inviting teachers to attend its first free Maths webinar, presented in English and Afrikaans...

8 Sep 2020

Networks zero-rate maths education programme for township youth
Networks zero-rate maths education programme for township youthArticle

Telecommunications providers, Cell C, MTN and Rain, have added the Olico Maths Education Programme to their list of zero-rated educational resources, allowing network users to access the programme for free...

9 Jun 2020

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How can we establish a pro-youth and entrepreneurship strategy for South Africa?Article

Entrepreneurial and small businesses have been touted as the panacea to cure South Africa's high unemployment rate, especially among the youth...

Nicci Botha 10 Jul 2019

Bonang Matheba accepts 5 For Changemaker Award at #5ForChange Jozi debut
Bonang Matheba accepts 5 For Changemaker Award at #5ForChange Jozi debutArticle

The annual 5 For Change Black-tie Gala made its debut in Joburg this year with great success to a sold-out house...

30 Oct 2018

5 For Change Black Tie Gala
5 For Change Black Tie GalaGallery

The seventh annual 5 For Change Black Tie Gala debuted in Joburg on 27 October. The event raised funds and awareness for five social enterprise beneficiares: Dlala Nje, Olico Maths Education, Hustlenomics, CRSP Dsgn and enke: Make Your Mark. Read more about the event here.

29 Oct 2018

Stakeholders must take ownership of UCT, says Vice Chancellor
Stakeholders must take ownership of UCT, says Vice ChancellorArticle

New UCT Vice-Chancellor Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng urged the community to work with the university to heal the divisions of the past and move forward at a special event in Philippi...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 12 Oct 2018

#5ForChange: OLICO Maths Education makes maths make sense for SA learners
#5ForChange: OLICO Maths Education makes maths make sense for SA learnersArticle

Maths intimidates a lot of people. Even into adulthood many of us shudder at the mere mention of trigonometric identities...

Sindy Peters 27 Sep 2018

Get ready to dress up to the nines for #5ForChange
Get ready to dress up to the nines for #5ForChangeArticle

Turning seven this year, 5 For Change has been an annual highlight on the Cape Town social and philanthropic calendar. In 2018, however, its founders are shaking things up...

Sindy Peters 7 Sep 2018

Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng, UCT vice chancellor
#WomensMonth: Shaking up the hallowed halls of academia in pinkArticle

Barely two months into the job, and University of Cape Town (UCT) Vice Chancellor, Professor Mamokgathi Phakeng, looks primed to knock the colonial stuffiness out of the venerable institution and introduce a new school (pun intended) of academic thinking...

Nicci Botha 22 Aug 2018

The road to a thriving construction and engineering sector
The road to a thriving construction and engineering sectorArticle

The construction and engineering industry is a cornerstone of the South African economy but one which is under pressure...

Monty Ditibane 22 Aug 2018

EduWeek Africa education award winners
EduWeek Africa education award winnersArticle

In celebration of all the innovators and service providers that are bridging the gap between education today, EduWeek Africa hosted its annual Education Insutry Awards ceremony on 15 June 2018...

20 Jun 2018

New MathU Teaching Emporium app offers reward-based learning
New MathU Teaching Emporium app offers reward-based learningArticle

Tracker, in partnership with MathU Teaching Emporium, recently launched a maths and science learning curriculum app at the Magaliesburg State School...

8 May 2018

Eskom signs pact to boost maths, science results in EC
Eskom signs pact to boost maths, science results in ECArticle

An agreement between Eskom and the Technology Research Activity Centre South Africa (TRAC SA) will see more Eastern Cape students assisted in their science and mathematics studies...

26 Feb 2018

Maths education receives R4.6m boost
Maths education receives R4.6m boostArticle

South African impact investor, E2 Investments is investing R4.6 million in the non-profit social enterprise, Numeric, which delivers after-school mathematics to thousands of learners in South African primary schools...

12 Feb 2018

#Newsmaker: Kerry Hibberd to 'Change the World' w/ 'goodvertising' and Vodacom
#Newsmaker: Kerry Hibberd to 'Change the World' w/ 'goodvertising' and VodacomArticle

Net#work BBDO strategist Kerry Hibberd is going to be swapping creative strategy for volunteering next year, as part of Vodacom's Change the World programme...

Jessica Tennant 4 Dec 2017

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Maths meets art - connecting two divided worldsArticle

Vanguard: A month where math meets art, was created with the aim to connect ideation, dialogue and collaboration between education and the arts...

Robin Fredericks 26 Oct 2017

Math and art meet at Vanguard
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The Vanguard: A month where math meets art exhibition will be on at the Young Blood Art Gallery in Cape Town from 5-25 October 2017. The exhibition is a collaboration between Dreamer Education and Youngblood Arts and Culture Development and is aimed at showcasing the arts as a tool for maths education.

17 Oct 2017

Boys no better at math than girls
Boys no better at math than girlsArticle

Boys are no better at math than girls are, according to Smartick, an online math learning methodology and practice app, that is used to solve between 300,000 and 400,000 mathematical problems each day, in 70 different countries...

4 Sep 2017

Aiding deaf learners through online maths assessments
Aiding deaf learners through online maths assessmentsArticle

Online maths assessments (OMAs) provide deaf and hard-of-hearing learners a fair chance to improve their understanding and marks...

4 Aug 2017

Hope as maths expert adopts struggling Khayelitsha school
Hope as maths expert adopts struggling Khayelitsha schoolArticle

When all grade 12 learners at Sizimisele Technical High School were registered to write mathematics for the first time, the school's pass rate dropped by just over 50%...

28 Jul 2017

Beneficiaries of 2017 5 for Change fundraiser ©
#CSIMonth: 5 For Change black-tie gala raises over R240kArticle

5 For Change's annual black-tie fundraiser raised more than R240k treating guests to a five-star experience while also raising awareness about five inspiring social enterprises which are changing the way Cape Town gives back...

Juanita Pienaar 21 Jul 2017

Online afterschool math program now in South Africa
Online afterschool math program now in South AfricaArticle

Smartick, an online afterschool math program supported by the European Union, which has already attained worldwide acclaim for helping 83% of students between 4-14 years of age improve their grades, is now available in South Africa...

27 Jun 2017

Chevron to invest R3.6 million in Stem centre
Chevron to invest R3.6 million in Stem centreArticle

Chevron will invest R3.6 million into a new facility for the Centre for the Advancement of Science and Mathematics Education (Casme) in Durban...

15 May 2017

Online maths club sparks results in Limpopo schools
Online maths club sparks results in Limpopo schoolsArticle

A researcher has launched an online maths club that has seen 30 students at Madonsi High sharpen their maths skills...

5 Apr 2017

Omo Ready for Life Maths Challenge boosting maths marks
Omo Ready for Life Maths Challenge boosting maths marksArticle

Omo's ‘Ready for Life Maths Challenge' offers learners an opportunity to enhance their skills in mathematics and win prizes or bursaries...

28 Mar 2017

20% maths decree sets a dangerous precedent for schooling in South Africa
20% maths decree sets a dangerous precedent for schooling in South AfricaArticle

The department of basic education in South Africa has reacted to pupils' exceedingly low attainment rates in maths education in a controversial fashion...

Clive Kronenberg 22 Dec 2016

Calls for revival of maths
Calls for revival of mathsArticle

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has called on experts and stakeholders to reinvigorate the teaching of Mathematics in its entirety.

12 Dec 2016

DBE sets record straight on 20% Maths pass reports
DBE sets record straight on 20% Maths pass reportsArticle

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) has set the record straight on inaccurate media reports that claim the Maths pass mark has been dropped to 20%...

9 Dec 2016

Circular to address poor learner performance
Circular to address poor learner performanceArticle

The Department of Basic Education has released a circular to address concerns regarding the extremely poor performance of Senior Phase learners due to the compulsory requirement of learners having to pass Mathematics at 40%...

8 Dec 2016

Mobile: The rising star of emerging markets
Mobile: The rising star of emerging marketsArticle

We have seen exponential growth in mobile penetration and mobile innovation. Globally, nations have been paying attention to Africans to see how they are solving African problems and driving monumental change in mobile...

Carmen Murray, Issued by Mobitainment 23 Nov 2015

UCT financial masters degree makes global Top 50 list
UCT financial masters degree makes global Top 50 listArticle

The Master of Philosophy specialising in Mathematical Finance, presented by the Faculty of Commerce at UCT, has been ranked in 50th position in the prestigious Eduniversal Masters rating for 2014/2015...

1 Jul 2015

Why focusing on matric results isn't the solution to SA's education woes
Why focusing on matric results isn't the solution to SA's education woesArticle

When interventions made to raise the levels of mathematics skills and knowledge among South African learners fail to bear fruit, it's understandable that many are quick to feel that we are in a state of crisis...

Christina Watson 9 Mar 2015

Maths not SA's innovation holy grail
Maths not SA's innovation holy grailArticle

Mathematics' contribution to the country's innovation process has been overrated as it is only a part of the process...

Edzai Conilias Zvobwo 9 Feb 2015

CAs concerned about Maths education
CAs concerned about Maths educationArticle

According to a PPS survey of more than 420 South African chartered accountants (CAs(SA)), 93% of the respondents are concerned about the lack of mathematics graduates in South Africa.

19 Dec 2013

Recognising Johannesburg inner city revival - JDA Halala Awards
Recognising Johannesburg inner city revival - JDA Halala AwardsArticle

The JDA Halala Awards, which recognise the achievements of many public and private projects that contributed to the regeneration of the inner city of Johannesburg, took place on 22 June 2011 at the Bus Factory.

24 Jun 2011

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