21st SAASTEC Conference
11 -14 November 2019
The 21st Southern African Association of Science and Technology Centres (SAASTEC) Conference will be held at Inkcubeko Youth and Science Centre in George from the 11th to the 14th of November 2019.The conference is open to science and technology centres, museums, regional and national government officials, private sector, academics and students from Higher Education Institutions, principals, teachers, interested stakeholders and members of the community. The conference theme is ‘Inclusiveness in Science and Technology Centres’ with subthemes: Celebrating International Year of Periodic Table and IUPAC 100th anniversary; Advancing Technology through science centres (Next digital revolution-4IR); and Breaking barriers to positive actions against climate change.
Science Kits Hand-over and Career Expo
18 November 2019
The South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI) is hosting a Science Kits Hand-over to rural schools in uMkhanyakude Education District. This event is scheduled for 18th October 2019 near Hluhluwe in KwaZulu-Natal and will run in parallel with a Career Exhibition facilitated in collaboration with the Education District and South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA).
TESS Mpumalanga Science Festival EXPO – Nkangala District
24 -28 February 2020
A series of Science and Technology activities (exhibitions, lectures, demonstrations etc.) from different SET institutions.
Scifest Africa, South Africa’s National Science Festival
15 -21 April 2020
Scifest Africa is the largest science festival in Africa, and offers an interactive festival programme consisting of exhibitions, lectures, workshops, outreach activities and various other events.
Eding! International Science Festival – Polokwane showgrounds
20 -25 April 2020
Fun-filled Showcase of Africa’s Science innovations and Development by Institutions of Higher Learning, Indigenous Experts, Research & Development centres, Science centres, Private sector and individual professionals. Exhibitions, Lectures, Science Shows and 4IR workshops are employed to convey the scientific message of E!ISeF.
Working World Exhibition 2020
21 -23 April 2020
The Working World Exhibition is the most comprehensive and cutting edge Exhibition – designed to empower and position learners for the world of work.
The Exhibition repackages the essential components of a Career guidance programme into an interactive experience that learners can identify with and find meaningful.
Career resources such as experts sharing opportunities in careers of skills shortages, bursaries and entrepreneurship, seminars as well as the Workbook gives life to South Africa’s largest careers & skills Exhibition.
Eding! International Science Festival – Bojanala Moretele
24 -28 August 2020
The only substrate that showcases STEMI Career, Research,Innovation and Indigenous System of Africa. Learners from grade 5 to 12, University students and the public get an opportunity of a life-time interacting and responding to the body of scientific knowledge and sharing their own lived knowledge, wisdom and experiences with the physical realm.