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Promaths provides extra tuition in Maths and Science to learners in Grades 10 to 12 at selected schools across South Africa.

"What first began in Dobsonville, Soweto, 12 years ago, has grown enormously. To date over 5000 school children have been through the programme and this year a staggering 263 distinctions in Maths and Science have been achieved.


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The Investec CSI strategy revolves around the improvement of high school Mathematics and Science and facilitating access to quality tertiary education thereafter – this programme seeks to improve the quality of Mathematics and Science education in the country. 

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Read more: [Case Study] Investec SA Mathematics and Science Teacher Internship Programme (SAMSTIP)

Screen Shot 2019 04 01 at 161053We exist to diagnose and remediate cumulative learning gaps that build up through a learner’s education. We do this by creating scalable and impactful resources including highly detailed diagnostic assessments and personalised, targeted catch-up curriculum that can be used in a range of contexts.

 We wish to see all learners, regardless of their background, realise their academic potential. By placing special focus on Mathematics and, in future, Physical Science, Reflective Learning is opening the doors to STEM careers.

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"Skills in the fields of mathematics and science are absolutely vital towards encouraging sustainable growth within South Africa. To address this, BMW’s Excellence Project for Mathematics, Science and Technology encourages young learners to pursue careers in the fields of science and technology, while reducing the knowledge gap that exists within these critical focus areas."

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"Shell supports STEM-related programmes from primary school to tertiary education. These programmes focus on building teacher and pupil capacity to increase skills in these areas and create a talent pipeline for the company, which also provides bursaries for further studies at institutions of higher learning."


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"The Engen Maths and Science School programme evolved out of the Engen Saturday Schools initiative, launched in the mid-1980s. It exposes learners from grades 10 to 12 - who show potential in maths and science - to high-quality teachers and educational materials.
Engen Maths and Science Schools matric pass rate for the past 5 years has been over 90%, which is well above the national average."

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Casme  works primarily with teachers to build their capacity, skills and competence in subject content knowledge, pedagogical skills and the use of research-based strategies. Part of their work includes the integration of technology in teaching. The project not only focuses on Mathematics, Science and English teacher development and support but also includes components that address curriculum management, tertiary access and e-learning. 

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Liberty’s key focus area remains education. The company supports initiatives that follow a lifelong trajectory, targeting each life stage of a learner with the aim of improving their performance in mathematics, physical science and literacy. A strong emphasis is placed on mathematics as, through this subject, learners gain the problem-solving skills that are both necessary and marketable in today’s technically oriented market place.

  • One such initiative supported by Liberty is the Kutlwanong Centre for Maths, Science and Technology.
  • Liberty supports two Kutlwanong centres: Ponego Centre in Katlehong, Gauteng; and Sibusisiwe Centre in umbumbulu, KwaZulu-Natal. Both centres cater for 600 grade 10 to 12 learners.

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