The Soweto Career Day and Expo has proven to be successful over the years now seeing the 12th Annual Soweto Career Day & Expo 2019. This exciting expo covers a broad spectrum of careers available in different industries and Sectors in South Africa. This Expo proves to be an eye opening experience to grades 10 to 12 learners and the unemployed youth from and around Soweto.
The Soweto Career expo will be incorporating The Gauteng Employability and skills indaba in Soweto. This Indaba will provide a platform for all stakeholders in the delivery of Youth Employability, skills and training in Gauteng. The Indaba will also provide an excellent networking opportunity for private and public sector delegates to exchange valuable developmental concepts to assist our youth and graduates to gain access to employment and development opportunities in South Africa.
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.
On 13th and 14th for Secondary schools
The 15th will be for both Primary and Secondary schools
On the 16th and 17th will be for Primary school groups
The 18th will be for the Public.
Funfilled activities that inspire and induce appreciation for Science and Technology among public and school learners. It comprises science magic shows, innovation workshops, invention shows, lectures and career presentations
Showcase of Africa’s best Science discoveries, Centres of Excellence, Fun-filled Science shows, Career presentations and Exhibitions. Meet Engineers, Space Scientists, Artificial Intelligence Leaders and South Africa’s Science Councils
Sub-Theme: Protecting and preserving indigenous knowledge.
Overall Target numbers: 62 500 people (learners, teachers, students, journalists, science interpreters, indigenous knowledge holders, decision makers, scientists/engineers, researchers, tourists and general public)
Target Areas in South Africa: Free State Province, Gauteng Province, North West Province, Mpumalanga Province and Limpopo Province
Other Target Countries: Lesotho, Zimbabwe and Botswana (Dates: 12, 22 and 24 July 2019 respectively)
ScopeX is a Telescope and Astronomy Expo hosted annually since 2002 by amateur astronomers and members of the Astronomical Society of Southern Africa.
The event is held at the Military History Museum in Saxonwold, Johannesburg.
The website www.scopex.co.za gives detail on past events.
ScopeX is a public outreach initiative designed to promote interest and spread enthusiasm and knowledge in astronomy, telescope making, astrophotography and related disciplines within Southern Africa.
The format includes:
• exhibition by amateurs of their home-made telescopes and related equipment, sundials
• demonstrations of how to make your own telescope mirror
• commercial astronomical telescopes, and related equipment
• talks by invited speakers
• science demonstrations and workshops
• astro-photography competition
• star party in the evening when visitors can do sky gazing through telescopes