Uptick in South Africa’s digital skills proficiency, report shows
As the race to build digitally-skilled South Africans intensifies, data shows more people are engaging with mobile forms of learning to upskill themselves.
CodeGeeko coding school for kids comes to SA
CodeGeeko is an online school seeking to teach coding in a way that will teach life values and build inclusive technology.
Homegrown board game teaches maths skills
A Monopoly-style game aims to use gamification to instill basic maths concepts in kids, with the hopes of improving the country’s maths literacy rate.
Mastercard kicks off skills push in Alex
The payments tech company picks Rose-Act Saturday School in Alex to roll out its first digital South African Girls4Tech Connect programme STEM curriculum.
Calls for stepped-up efforts to close gender gaps in science
As the world commemorates International Day of Women and Girls in Science, there is emphasis on making science more open, diverse and efficient.
SA’s Einstein ambassador tells of ‘difficult’ year
Jeshika Ramchund is the South African representative to science organisation, the Next Einstein Forum. She sat down with ITWeb to discuss her term.
Private sector must come to the party to take SA’s growth plan forward
Technology is a critical tool in democratising learning in SA, especially with the inequalities in our education system, writes Grant Bodley, CEO of Dimension Data.
IITPSA’s Senele Goba accepted into US TechWomen programme
TechWomen is an international programme that aims to empower, connect and support the next generation of women leaders in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Call for renewed focus, more funding in STEM equity
Public trust in science, technology, engineering and mathematics is the highest it has been in three years, as industry leaders call for more funding in the field, says 3M.
IBM drives diversity, inclusion in quantum computing
The company announces its first IBM Quantum education and research initiative for historically black colleges and universities.
Call for SA’s 50 most inspiring women in STEM
Global non-profit Inspiring Fifty opens nominations for this year's most inspiring South African women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.