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Lessons in lockdown learning; How schools can cope better


 

After reopening briefly, public schools across the country have had to face the reality of shutting down again for four weeks from 27 July as the Covid-19 pandemic escalates. While this is to protect learners and teachers, the reality is that it further creates a very disruptive learning environment.  This is why it’s now time […]

Siya Kolisi and Grey High School


 

Old Greys and current Grey boys of Grey High School in Port Elizabeth – including Springbok captain Siya Kolisi – have banded together to help families hard hit by the economic fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic. Appeals for donations were made to the greater Grey community for two initiatives – namely the Kolisi food relief […]

Government uses some of the best available minds to help with Covid-19-models


 

A lot can be said about forecasting and modelling, its accuracy, and how it works. Forecasting and modelling provide any decision-maker with plausible predictions or outcomes to give some kind of estimated consequence. Without this field of science, planning would be difficult, as one would simply make decisions without knowing what might potentially happen to […]

INNOVATION

Mathematical sciences and fourth industrial revolution technologies

The fourth industrial revolution has become more than just a buzzword, and to say that it is a new reality is an understatement because...

EDUCATION

Lessons in lockdown learning; How schools can cope better

After reopening briefly, public schools across the country have had to face the reality of shutting down again for four weeks from 27 July...

ECONOMICS

Nelson Mandela legacy still lives through clear rivers campaign

What can be more important than our source of life, water? Ensuring that this resource is nurtured and kept consumable should be our number...