School 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.
With the South African government affirming its commitment to education funding, President Jacob Zuma is set to meet university management and student leaders on Friday to discuss the countrywide stalemate over fee increases.
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.