Monthly Archives: Apr 2021

Solution to South Africa’s science stumbling

EDITORIAL in The Citizen South Africa has struggled to live up to its post-apartheid potential in many areas – but in education our lack of competitiveness in the vital areas of science and mathematics – which are the drivers of success in the modern, innovation-driven world – is glaring. To read more, please click here […]

Training educators – Citizen article

Training educators could turn SA’s science teachings around by Illa Thompson For the first time, science teachers in under-resourced schools have the fizz, bang, and pop to demonstrate science. Imagine studying science in school … without ever mixing chemicals to produce a tsunami of candyfloss-like foam; never having created electricity circuits using playdough; or constructing […]