Cape Premier Helen Zille and MEC of Education Debbie Schafer are continuing to
encourage learners to take mathematics and science at schools.
Zille and Schafer today visited the Safe Schools Holiday Programme at the Cape Academy
for Maths, Science and Technology.
Spokesperson Jessica Shelver said the holiday programme at the Academy is
designed for learners in grades 10 and 11, covering exciting topics such as
Robotics, Aviation and an Introduction to Pilot training
Meanwhile both Zille and
Schafer in a combined statement said as a developing country and a relatively
young democracy, South
Africa desperately needs skills to help our
country compete internationally, grow economically and generally improve the
lives of all citizens.
Jessica Shelver said the Premier and the MEC believe that a future with more
jobs, less inequality, better education and greater freedom to pursue
opportunity is a vision that is shared by all South Africans and must be
Shelver added that Maths,
Science, Engineering and Technology are very important in realising this
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