Posts tagged as stem

Contribute from your CSI budget to inspire young scientists

  At industry conferences held in recent months, there have been urgent calls for companies to contribute some of their corporate social investment (CSI) activities to projects that encourage science projects at school level. Spokespeople for several industry associations and tertiary institutions agreed that South Africa’s skills shortages are not being addressed timeously in the […]

Institutional learning in the age of change

  Citing Future Shock author Alvin Toffler, who said “The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn”, Elmi Bester from ThinkingKnowlegde spoke about the importance of institutional learning to Geo-Information Society of South Africa’s (GISSA) Gauteng branch members. GISSA Gauteng’s […]

Help build a knowledge economy by supporting science projects

  The Minister of Science and Technology, Naledi Pandor, often speaks about the importance of building a knowledge economy for South Africa and that public-private partnerships are required to achieve this. There are many opportunities for companies to direct a small percentage of their social responsibility or marketing budgets to help build the foundation of […]