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Through research the Science Learning Centre for Africa (SLCA) has a developed a needs assessment base from where support programmes, school interventions and other solution-seeking mechanisms are developed that are shared with partner institutions in Africa and internationally.

 

 ​Science Learning Center for Africa

 

The UWC Science Learning Centre for Africa (SLCA) of the Faculty of Education supports teachers and learners in mathematics, science and technology education. It reaches out to disadvantaged peri-urban schools on the Cape Flats and rural schools from Western, Northern and Eastern Cape’s rural and farm areas through various developmental-driven programmes which include support programmes to educators and learners, research into interventions, content knowledge training, practical teaching programmes, practical and experimental skills training, tutoring programmes, science clubs initiatives, etc. Through its research the SLCA has a developed a needs assessment base from where support programmes, school interventions and other solution-seeking mechanisms are developed that are shared with partner institutions in Africa and internationally.

Our Programmes:

• Cape Winelands & Overberg S&T outreach

• Women in Mathematics

• Zenex Educator training

• Zenex Learner Tutorial

• FET ACE in Science in EC

• Scifest Science Outreach

• Avionics

• FLL Robotics

• National Science Week launch and outreach

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Bellville, 7535,
Republic of South Africa

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