Top Engen Maths & Science School learner determined to make a difference

Top Engen Maths & Science School learner determined to make a difference: Thabiso Ndlovu Losing her beloved grandmother during her final matric exams forced Thabiso Ndlovu to suppress the pain and soldier on in pursuit of the results she knew would make the women who helped raise her proud. Hailing from Umlazi in KwaZulu-Natal and an attendee of the Engen Maths and Science School (EMSS) hosted weekly at the University of KZN, Thabiso eventually achieved seven distinctions, with over 90% in both maths and science. This set of impressive results … [Read more...]

Autistic boy, 11, who ‘taught’ himself under a tree, is doing well at school after fundraising effort

Durban in the News: Autistic boy, 11, who 'taught' himself under a tree, is doing well at school after fundraising effort: An autistic boy is doing well at school after South Africans reached into their pockets to fund his education. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]

KZN scores a hat-trick with top three EMSS School performers

KZN scores a hat-trick with top three EMSS School performers: Engen have announced the top learners for 2018 who attended the Engen Maths & Science School (EMSS) programme, and revealed that the matric EMSS class of 2018 attained an impressive 93% pass rate against the national pass rate of 78.2%. The EMSS programme offers additional Maths, Science and English tuition every Saturday to learners from grades 10-12 at nine locations across South Africa. It is aimed at helping address South Africa’s key skills shortages in the engineering and … [Read more...]

We will focus on improving school infrastructure in 2019 – Motshekga

Durban in the News: We will focus on improving school infrastructure in 2019 - Motshekga: Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says one of her department's priorities this year will be improving the infrastructure of high schools. Praise and admonishment for ANCYL from Ramaphosa: President Cyril Ramaphosa has claimed expropriation of land without compensation and free higher education – policy positions the EFF will claims as its own – as victories for the ANC Youth League. Click HERE to submit your Durban and … [Read more...]