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CodeMakers teaches computer programming to Umlazi learners

CodeMakers teaches learners at schools in Umlazi, eThekwini to understand computer programme coding and in the process tell their stories through creating their own...

South African teen is world’s top maths student

A 17 year-old South African learner from Somerset West has been named the best mathematics student in the world in the International Cambridge University Examinations, scoring the maximum marks in the advanced mathematics and chemistry exams.

Brightest young maths minds shine at Cape Town Olympiad

Two days, six questions, tough challenges. The International Mathematical Olympiad, regarded as the most difficult but prestigious of the Olympiads, was hosted in South Africa for the first time, and the country did well against the world's best, earning a medal and several honourable mentions.

Cape Town hosts world’s biggest maths Olympiad yet

Some 600 students from schools across the world are in Cape Town for two days of rigorous tests during the 55th International Mathematics Olympiad, the biggest in its history and the first to be hosted in Africa.

Sangari helps teachers think out the box

The portable iBox is changing teaching at many South African schools. It combines ICT with high-tech presentation facilities, giving teachers a valuable resource. The remote clickers help them assess levels of understanding among pupils. The proof, believe some, can be seen in the pudding.

SA engineer to help build Bloodhound

South Africa’s Beverly Singh, an engineer from Port Elizabeth, will work on the final assembly stages of the Bloodhound supersonic car, while pursuing a master’s in mechanical engineering.
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Olympics of maths coming to SA

World-class high-school maths is coming to Africa, with South Africa chosen to host the prestigious International Mathematical Olympiad in 2014 – the first time this 55-year-old competition, the oldest of all science olympiads, will be held on African soil.
Maths, science teaching gets boost

Pupils have a blast with Mathletes

A pair of American university graduates is giving grade six pupils at two North West province schools a shot at success by incorporating a fun contest, through which they can improve their maths skills.

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Gauteng makes strides in education

The education department in South Africa's Gauteng province has intensified interventions over the past financial year to address the quality of learning in literacy, languages and mathematics, says Education MEC Barbara Creecy.

Science education gets a boost

Sci-Bono, South Africa's largest science centre, is aiming to boost education in mathematics, science and technology by invoking the inherent curiosity of children, and teaching them new ideas and concepts while they play and interact with the many exhibits that it hosts.
Denel helps maths, science pupils

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