Congratulations to the Class of 2018

Brand South Africa congratulates all the Class of 2018 for successfully concluding their formal school careers. We wish the matriculants well as they pursue...

Go For Gold from education to work

STUDENTS---thumbSchool pupils with an aptitude for maths and science are helped with their studies and personal growth to get into university. The mentoring does not stop there; the students are helped throughout their journey all the way to landing a job as a graduate.

South African students urged to excel in maths and science

A National Youth Development Agency mobile science laboratory was donated to students in Eastern Cape, with Communications Deputy Minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams saying it is important for pupils to do well in maths and science, to help improve South Africa as a whole.

Women in science are honoured

science---thumbSouth Africa has paid tribute to its scientists in the Women in Science Awards, an annual event that acts to honour the leaders in the field, as well as inspire young women and girls to pursue a career in the field.

M-Net career expo focuses on film industry

MiM ThumbStudents interested in a career in film and television need to visit the M-Net Magic in Motion Career Expo, being held in Joburg, Durban and Cape Town. They can learn about the various facets of the industry, right from concept to finished product.

Innovation research needs more investment

To improve the economy, it is crucial to improve education and the number and level of maths and science graduates. They, in turn, need to be fed into the research and innovation sector, it was discussed at the launch of the South African Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators.

Doctors get recognition from Schwab Foundation

doctors---thumbBroadReach Healthcare and Health Command Centre founders John Sargent and Ernest Darkoh have been named the 2015 Social Entrepreneur of The Year for their contribution to "the delivery of the fundamental human right of effective and accessible health care".

Maths Centre wins global Schwab Foundation award

maths-centre---thumbSharanjeet Shan has joined more than 300 other social entrepreneurs from around the world as part of the Schwab Foundation community. Her organisation, Maths Centre, targets teachers of maths and science at some of South Africa's most under-resourced schools.

South Africa’s 4+1 plan to boost maths teachers

We need to be extremely radical in our determination to save our children, the Department of Basic Education said when it announced the implementation of its teacher development plan that is at improving the teaching of maths in South African schools.

SKA will drive growth of Africa’s human capital

The Square Kilometre Array will contribute to Africa's efforts to build innovation-led, knowledge-based economies, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa. It fits into African Union's Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy and is developing a new cohort of young scientists.