Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

 
Programme multiplies pupils’ success
Programme multiplies pupils’ success
Two years ago, Queenstown teenager Yamkela Sondlo (17) narrowly scraped through her grade 11
The NSTF-South32 Awards
The NSTF-South32 Awards
In June 27 2019, the 21st annual National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF)-South32 Awards were hosted in a glittering display of black ties,...
Youth need skills for the fourth industrial revolution
Youth need skills for the fourth industrial revolution
There is a whole world of career prospects for the highly skilled out there. The youth will have to work hard, but the older generation needs to...
Educating Abuja girls to STEM the cost of hi-tech research
Educating Abuja girls to STEM the cost of hi-tech research
Down a quiet tree-lined street on the periphery of Abuja, one of the fastest growing cities in the world, a classroom brims with activity.
Saying no to sexism in science
Saying no to sexism in science
"Physics was invented and built by men,” said Alessandro Strumia, a senior Italian scientist, in a seminar in September on gender issues in...
Engineering body removes CEO for comments on women
Engineering body removes CEO for comments on women
The South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) has terminated Manglin Pillay’s position as chief executive with immediate...
Learn to code – for free – and get a job
Learn to code – for free – and get a job
A school that will teach anyone who can pass a few tests to code and at no cost may seem too good to be true. Add that those who pass the tests are...
How women can power the future
How women can power the future
The key to resolving South Africa’s critical skills shortages and ensuring the country is geared up for a digital future lies in increasing the...
Old boy club dominates engineering
Old boy club dominates engineering
The chief executive of the South African Institute of Civil Engineering (Saice) published a column in the July issue of Civil Engineering magazine,...
Engineering body calls urgent meeting over CEO’s comments on women
Engineering body calls urgent meeting over CEO’s comments on women
The South African Institution of Civil Engineering (SAICE) will hold an emergency board meeting on Wednesday to discuss chief executive Manglin Pillay’s widely criticised comments on women....