Posts tagged as Seth Academy

Industry has responsibilities in skills development

  Much is written about skills development: the Department of Science and Technology speaks about its mandate to turn South Africa into a knowledge economy; the “fees must fall movement” calls for fee and “decolonised” tertiary education but in all this “noise” and rhetoric lies something far more fundamental – and that is how can […]

University and stakeholders aim for better maths and science in schools

  The acute shortage of medical doctors, engineers, accountants, and maths and science teachers is hampering economic growth, job creation and the prosperity of every South African. Underlying the shortage of students who want to study scarce skills areas, is the shortage of matriculants who major in maths and science. Another problem is that candidates […]