SAASTA celebrates International Mother Language Day

The South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA) is joining the world to celebrate International Mother Language Day on 21 February by profiling science in all nine official languages on various platforms, including social media.

SAASTA’s first Nanotechnology Symposium on Health, Safety and Environment

The South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA) and the Nanotechnology Public Engagement Programme (NPEP), in-collaboration with the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) held the first Nanotechnology Symposium on Health, Safety and Environment on Monday 10 February 2020. The event took place at the SAASTA auditorium, Pretoria in Gauteng.

Young people are breaking down barriers between science and society

Encouraging young scientists to share their work and engage with society is part of the South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA)’s drive to connect science and society, to lead toward its vision of a critically engaged and scientifically literate society.

The 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.

DIARISE THESE DATES

04-08 May  2020

Breaking Borders Between Science and Community by rebuilding Culture of learning STEMI beyond limits.

Balobedu Career Talk and Role Modelling

11-13 May  2020

An outreach programme in which professionals will be talking to learners and general public about their careers and those within their midst while champions of industries, entrepreneurs, company representatives and etc will be talking about roles and opportunities as part of role modelling. This event will be targeting everyone from grade R (reception) to the general public.

Zululand Science Festival

11-16 May  2020

ZulFest, the Zululand Science Festival, is becoming one of Africa’s premier up-and-coming science festivals. Launched in 2015 by the University of Zululand Science Centre, ZulFest aims to present science in a fresh, vibrant and engaging way to people from all walks of life. The festival showcases the best of national and international presenters.

7th annual Limpopo Science Festival- Tivumbeni College of Education

11-17 May  2020

A 07 days’ massive programme that will involve 63 910 people (learners, teachers, general public, students, journalists, scientists/engineers & researchers, industry, indigenous knowledge holders & traditional leaders, tourists, decision makers/politicians & policy makers, science interpreters) in a series of in-reach, exchange programme, outdoor and outreach events.

Careers in Science and Learning Expo

11-21 May  2020

Mphoto Community Development Centre NPO will be facilitating a co-curriculum and extracurricular activities in support of the North West department of Education and Sports Development campaign “NGWANA SEJO WA TLHAKANELWA” targeting learners.

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