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Science Communication and Engagement Workshop

On 26 August 2016, AIMS South Africa hosted a workshop on Science Communication and Engagement. This was sponsored by the by the British Council Newton Fund and Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World through the Academy of Science South Africa. Sinobia Kenny and Lindiwe Tshuma represented the […]

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Alumni and graduates give back at the MT26 residential

  The Mathematical Thinking (MT26) course took off with a great start.  134 teachers from six provinces attended the course during the period of 4-14 July 2016 at Stellenbosch High School. For the first time, AIMSSEC alumni and AIMS SA graduates joined the AIMSSEC local and international team at a […]

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Graduate Women International Conference – first in Africa!

The Graduate Women International (GWI) conference was held in Cape Town, South Africa on 24 – 26 August 2016 under the theme of At the crossroads of education, gender and human rights.  Catherine Bell, the President of GWI, described the purpose of the conference as a platform for discussions about […]

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AIMSSEC goes to Germany

In July three members of the AIMSSEC team – Marie Joubert, Lindiwe Tshuma and Ingrid Mostert – gave presentations at the conference for Classroom Teaching Research for All Students (CTRAS) and at the International Congress on Mathematical Education (ICME) which both took place in Hamburg, Germany. At the CTRAS conference […]

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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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