Jun 9, 2021

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.

May 5, 2021

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.

Mar 24, 2021

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.

Mar 11, 2021

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.

Jan 20, 2021

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.

Nov 30, 2020

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.

Nov 12, 2020

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.

Oct 9, 2020

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.

Sep 18, 2020

IBM drives diversity, inclusion in quantum computing

The company announces its first IBM Quantum education and research initiative for historically black colleges and universities.

Aug 31, 2020

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.


Women still underrepresented, particularly in STEM fields

The Nutanix Connect webinar, on 19 August, will discuss the gaps and opportunities for women.

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