NWU contributes to national educational priorities

Koos Degenaar -- Thu, 10/01/2015 - 07:05

NWU contributes to national educational priorities

The North-West University's (NWU's) Mafikeng Campus in conjunction with the Southern African Association for Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education (SAARMSTE) and the Provincial Department of Education presented a two-day seminar to address aspects of teaching and learning in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education (MSTE). 

The seminar took place on 5-6 October at the Mafikeng Campus and was aimed at improving performance in mathematics, natural sciences, technology and economic management sciences in the province for Grade 8 and 9 learners.

The SAARMSTE seminar is a major event for researchers and scholars across the North West Province and focuses to promote interactive research in MSTE. Emphasis were placed on aspects such as:

  • Curriculum and assessment reform and evaluation
  • Promising practices in teaching and learning
  • Equity, access and quality
  • Teacher education
  • Language
  • Research policy and practice

For more information on the seminar, please contact Ntori Swaratlhe at: NSwaratlhe@nwpg.gov.za - Telephone (018) 397-3004 • Fax (018) 384-2808