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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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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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AIMSSEC visits Scifest Africa

From 18th to 24th March 2015, AIMSSEC inspired learners, teachers and the general public to see mathematics in a new way at Scifest Africa. This festival is held annually in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, and is now in its nineteenth year. AIMSSEC joined other high-profile organisations such as SAARMSTE, SANSA and […]

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AIMSSEC Research Team attends SAARMSTE Conference in Maputo

  The Southern African Association for Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education (SAARMSTE) conducts research capacity building events across the region for people interested in MSTE. It holds an annual conference and publishes the African Journal for Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education (AJRMSTE). The 23rd conference was held in Maputo […]

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AIMSSEC staff volunteer at maths camp in Kenya

From 18 to 24 June AIMSSEC’s Danny Parsons and Rejoyce Gavhi volunteered at a maths camp being run in Maseno University, Western Kenya. The maths camp is an opportunity for secondary school students from Kenya to experience new and exciting mathematics from teachers and lecturers from around the world. The […]

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AIMSSEC celebrates 10 years

Above, the AIMSSEC staff with the award winners. AIMSSEC joined AIMS in celebrating their 10 year anniversary at a special graduation ceremony held on 26 June, 2013 at the Muizenberg Pavilion in Cape Town. 49 AIMS students from 21 African countries were awarded a masters in Mathematical Sciences meaning 470 […]

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