Mapping Public Relationship with Science Surveys
SCIENCE AND THE PUBLICS
In 2008, the South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA) and the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) collaborated on shaping a research agenda related to public and science surveys in South Africa.1 The first step in shaping the agenda was to conduct a scoping exercise by reviewing the Public and Science field, both ...
Published in: 2020
Authors: Vijay Reddy / Saahier Parker / Sylvia Hannan
Keywords: Public relationship with science / Science and the public / Surveys
MAPPING THE LANDSCAPE OF EXTRA-CURRICULAR STEM ACTIVITIES FOR YOUNG CHILDREN IN SOUTH AFRICA
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) are key areas for a country’s development, and therefore promoting knowledge, interest and involvement in these areas is crucial. This is particularly important in South Africa as the country transforms into a knowledge-based economy concomitant with different workforce requirements. The ...
Published in: 2018
Authors: Jaqueline Harvey / Andrea Juan / Sylvia Hannan / Ncamisile Zulu / Vijay Reddy
Keywords: Science / Science and the public / STEM activities
Science Awareness, Attitudes and Astronomy
Continuity and Changes
SASAS Methodology The SASAS 2013 sample consisted of 2 739 adults over the age of 16. In this sample, three explicit stratification variables are used, namely province, geography type and population group. The sample was weighted on the 2011 national census and is thus representative of the South African adult population. The SASAS ensures t ...
Published in: 2013
Authors: Vijay Reddy / Andrea Juan / Sylvia Hannan / Fabian Arends / Michael Gastrow / Benjamin Roberts
Keywords: Public relationship with science / SASAS / Science / Science and the public
Technological Innovation to Improve Teaching and Assessment Practices
The TARMIIfp software is designed to support teachers in their daily assessment responsibilities. The aim is to improve both teaching and learning in the foundation phase. Imagine a technological innovation that provides the opportunity for teachers to: • Access quality assessment activities relevant to what they are expected to teach on a da ...
Keywords: Education system / Learning environment / Successful teaching tool