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  • MathsGee STEM & Financial Literacy Community – MathsGee Q&A Bank, Africa’s largest personalized STEM and Financial Literacy education network that helps people find answers to problems, connect with others and take action to improve their outcomes.
  • Academy of Science of South Africa – The academy was formed in response to the need for an academy of science congruent with the dawn of democracy in South Africa – activist in its mission of using science for the benefit of society.
  • Association for Mathematics Education of South Africa – The professional association of mathematics educators in South Africa and the voice of Mathematics education in the country, representing the interests of the discipline and its members at provincial and national level.
  • Centre for the Advancement of Science and Mathematics Education – CASME is a non-profit education development agency with a key focus on the advancement of Mathematics and Science teachers’ subject competence and teaching skills in South African schools.
  • Education Labour Relations Council – A statutory council with the aim of maintaining labour peace within public education, mainly through dispute prevention and dispute resolution.
  • Eskom Expo for Young Scientists – A science fair where students have a chance to show others their projects about their own scientific investigations, and discuss their work with judges, teachers and students from other schools, with parents and with other interested people.
  • The Maths Centre for Professional Teachers – A non-profit organisation of excellence in mathematics, science, technology and entrepreneurship education, spread across all provinces.
  • Maths Literacy Teacher’s Network – A closed network aimed at helping teachers keep up to date on the latest developments in Mathematical Literacy, debate and discuss issues, share resources, blog about and discuss “How I teach”, keep track of curriculum document and discuss textbooks.
  • National Research Foundation – The foundation works to support and promote research through funding, human capacity development and the provision of research facilities to facilitate the creation of knowledge, innovation and development in all fields of the natural and social sciences, humanities and technology, including indigenous knowledge systems.
  • SchoolNet South Africa – SchoolNet is at the forefront of ICT implementation strategies in South African schools, having developed a successful implementation strategy as a result of its experience and analysis of a wide range of past ICT implementation projects.
  • SciFest Africa – South Africa’s national science festival and aims to promote the public awareness and engagement with science, technology, engineering, mathematics and innovation.
  • South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement – Saasta aims to advance public awareness, appreciation and engagement of science, engineering and technology in South Africa.
  • South African Council for Educators – SACE aims to enhance the status of the teaching profession, and to promote the development of educators and their professional conduct.
  • South African Mathematics Foundation – SAMF’s activities include teacher and learner programmes, publication of teacher and learner support materials, popularisation of mathematics and promoting public interest in mathematics research in South Africa.
  • South African Qualifications Authority – SAQA’s mandate is to achieve the objectives of the National Qualifications Framework: to create an integrated national framework for learning achievements; to facilitate access to, and mobility and progression within education, training and career paths; to enhance the quality of education and training; and to accelerate the redress of past unfair discrimination in education, training and employment opportunities.
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