From the CEO
When I ask an audience Raise your hand if you loved maths at school I am lucky to have 5 of the audience respond positively says Sharanjeet Shan Executive Director of Maths Centre a national non-profit organisation striving to improve Maths Science and Technology MST education in Grades R through 12. Shan continues When I ask again Raise your hand if you use some form of maths in everyday life More than 80 of hands go up. Mathematics is undoubtedly a fundamental feature of basic literacy. Why then do national results ...
Siyaphakama high school a high school in the small rural town Sterkstroom is situated about 57km from Queenstown. The school was classified as a dysfunctional school with results below 20 for the past 10 years. The school was visited by the MEC of the Department of Education in the Eastern Cape at the beginning of the 2016 academic year. The MEC then said if the results are not going to improve the school will be closed at the end of 2016. The District appointed a new principal and the Maths Centre intervention started at the beginning of the 2nd term. The ...
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National Library Week 13-21 March 2017
In celebration of this years National library week we thought it would be interesting to pick the brains of some ...
Petra Diamonds MST Project Re-Launch 2017
On the 2nd of March 2017 we re-launched the Petra Diamonds MST project. The event was held at Chipa Tabane ...
MST for engineering includes GEM
Maths Centre instigates projects from Grade 6 – Grade 11 so that learners can see how STEM subjects lead to a large variety of understanding of engineering careers
Parents Count, Parents Matter
Parents will be given a clear insight into the world of STEM and how career choices are made
A practice to change the physical environment of teaching, learning and assessment, and to share resources amongst all teachers in a school and community
The School Effect
There is a strong, correlation between a national economic journey, and a school system’s improvement journey. Schools cannot improve unless the culture of education and learning becomes a national priority