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15/02/2018

This article HELPING OPEN DOORS TO SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING, appeared in the SANRAL online publication, N-Route, on 1 February 2018 written by Ray Maota. 

Working with school learners attending the STEM educational programme at the Nelson Mandela University’s (NMU) Missionvale campus over the past seven-and-a-half years has been a humbling, uplifting experience for the programme director, Isabel van Gend.

The STEM in Action programme provides an opportunity for selected schools that have a track record of excellence to bring physical science learners and their teachers to conduct a range of Curriculum Assessment Policy-aligned experiments.

She described being involved in the programme as “an honour, pleasure and privilege to engage with learners from a range of socio-economic backgrounds”.

The programme plays an important role in promoting STEM subjects, science, technology, engineering and mathematics, and providing extra tuition to high school learners from Grades 10 to 12.

Read the full story at: http://stop-over.co.za/helping-open-doors-science-engineering/

 

 

Contact information
Isabel van Gend
STEM Pipeline Progam Manager
Tel: 27 41 504 1185
isabel.vangend@mandela.ac.za