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International Women’s Day

AIMS South Africa and AIMSSEC activities which took place from 7 to 11 March included visits to local high schools by staff members and women role models in STEM fields, a public lecture and a panel discussion by women scientists. The public lecture by Prof. Nicola Mulder, Computational Biology Group, UCT […]

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Learners visit AIMS

The grade 11 and the grade 12 learners at  I. D. Mkhize Secondary School and Gugulethu Comprehensive School were invited to AIMS South Africa on 21 May 2016, where they received valuable information regarding career guidance, university and bursary applications.  

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Saturday School

AIMSSEC and AIMS South Africa collaborated with Grand West Casino to begin a Saturday School tutoring project at I. D. Mkhize Secondary School and Gugulethu Comprehensive School, held from February to June 2016. This project was made possible by the dedication and  commitment of Celiwe Ngwenya, CSI Project Coordinator of […]

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AIMSSEC as Role Models

The lecturers at AIMSSEC serve as role models in schools in their quest to encourage the learners to pursue careers in STEM. AIMSSEC joined Masiyile High School in celebrating their Class of 2015. Located in Site B Khayelitsha in the Western Cape Province, Masiyile is one of the oldest schools […]

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Barrie attends UNESCO-Hamdan Prize Ceremony

Dr Barrie Barnard represented AIMSSEC as winners of the UNESCO-Hamdan Prize in its 2nd cycle and attended the prize ceremony in Paris for the 3rd cycle on 7 October. The fact that this ceremony was presented in Paris made the award internationally more known and reminded Barrie of how special […]

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Professor Leon Tikly visits AIMSSEC

On 27th November 2014 Professor Leon Tikly, from the University of Bristol in the UK, visited AIMSSEC. Leon’s work focuses on education in low income countries and in particular countries of sub-Saharan Africa. He currently directs a project on language supportive textbooks and pedagogy in Rwanda. AIMSSEC staff were interested to […]

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MATHEMATICAL GAMES

For grade 6 learners from Luzuku Primary School, Gugulethu, St Chad’s Primary School, Oldham, Carpenter’s Primary School, London & Liss Junior School, Hampshire UK.  12.00 – 17.00 (SA time) 25 February 2010. MATHEMATICAL GAMES Liz Woodham, University of Cambridge An opportunity to explore and apply mathematical concepts and logical thinking […]

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IS THERE ANYONE OUT THERE?

For Grade 7 learners from Luzuko Primary School, Mseki Primary School and Lehlohonolo Primary School, Gugulethu.  19 May and 15 June 2010. IS THERE ANYONE OUT THERE? Carolin Crawford, Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge. Learners will be encouraged to use their scientific and mathematical knowledge to go beyond science […]

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CLIMATE CHANGE

A full day conference for Grade 11 learners from Muizenberg, Fish Hoek, Grassy Park and Steenberg High Schools, Cape Town and Year 12 learners from UK: Ousedale School, Bucks; Nunthorpe TSEF, Middlesborough, William Morris SFC, London, Blackburn Schools ISSP and Havant College Hants. 2 December 2009. CLIMATE CHANGE Rachel Thomas […]

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