Presentation on theme: "Eskom's Secondary Schools Mathematics, Science and Technology Programme in conjunction with SAASTA (18 schools)"— Presentation transcript:
1 Eskom's Secondary Schools Mathematics, Science and Technology Programme in conjunction with SAASTA (18 schools)
2 - Programme Objectives: To increase the number of learners who passmatric with higher grade Mathematics andScience.To build a pipeline of potential future Eskombursars to study Science Engineering andTechnologyTo act as a pilot for potential input to theDinaledi ProjectAct as resource centre for other schools
3 LOCATION OF SCHOOLS Motse Maria (Polokwane) Thengwe (Thohoyandou) Hans Kekana & MakgetseKgomotso & Filadelfia (Pretoria)Sakhile (White Rivier)SomkhahlekwaMasibumbane UlundiSaul Damon (Upington)Phofung (Qwaqwa)Emang Mmogo (Kimberley)(Springbok)Phukalla (Lindley)Little Flower (Ixopo)Ndamase (Umtata)AtlantisBridgetownMsobomvu
4 LOCATION OF SCHOOLSAtlantis Western CapeBridgetown Western CapeEmang Mmogo Northern CapeSaul Damon Northern CapeMsobomvu Eastern CapeNdamase Eastern CapeLittle Flower KZNMasibumbane KZNMotse Maria Limpopo
5 LOCATION OF SCHOOLS10. Thengwe Limpopo11. Hans Kekana North West12. Makgetse North West13. Filadelfia Gauteng14. Kgomotso Gauteng15. Phofung Free State16. Phukalla Free State17. Sakhile Mpumalanga18. Somkhahlekwa Mpumalanga
6 Scope of support provided to schools 2 Educators per school (Maths and Science)Learning MaterialTeaching AidsScience and Biology Laboratory EquipmentComputers, Printers, and Software (Networking)General (Classroom and Laboratory Furniture, Photocopiers, Alarm System, Air Conditioners, Stationery, etc)
7 Learners Learners involvement in supporting programmes Maths and Science OlympiadsExpo for Young ScientistsWinter schoolsBursary and Merit Awards
8 Educators Educators 2 Additional Educators for Maths and Science Educators support programme (educator workshops twice a year)Computer skills training by Future teacherJohn Maree ScholarshipEskom Best Educator Awards
9 Results Achieved Results Achieved Increase in number of learners studying Mathematics and ScienceIncrease in schools offering Maths and Science in HGIncrease in girls taking maths and scienceIncrease in pass ratesLearner and school awards (Chairman’s Awards)Motivated headmasters and educatorsInterschool network and established relationsInterschool visitsExposition of learners to the university environment during winter schoolIncreased participation in Maths and Science Olympiads, the Eskom Expo for the Young Scientists reaching national level.The 18 schools programme has been accepted as a model by the Dept of EducationWith the expansion of the Dinaledi programme,12 of the 18 schools were incorporated due to successes shown. In total 15 schools belong to the Dinaledi programme.
10 Evaluation of Programme Research ProjectMethodology – A Quantitative and Qualitative Approach was employed. Questionnaires were administered to Learners and Educators; and Focus Groups were held with Educators and Learners.Information was collated and an evaluation report has been compiled.
11 Learning Points Learning Points Support by School Governing Body / Parents AssociationRole of HeadmasterCompetence of EducatorsInfrastructure and Facilities (classrooms, learning material)Fully furnished centres for computers, science and biologyText books for grades 10,11 and12 and stationerySoftware programmesAir conditioners for computer centresDigital overhead projectors
16 Comparative Enrolment Pass per school Mathematics Grade 12 BoysGirlsTotal20092010Atlantis Sec School38518973%62%Kgomotso High School929718933%68%Little Flower Sec School33417487%70%Makgetse High School7911219194%81%Motse Maria Sec School3192%Thengwe High School889918798%96%
17 Comparative Enrolment per school Physical Science Grade 12 BoysGirlsTotal20092010Atlantis Sec School24224647%69%Kgomotso High School32356754%38%Little Flower Sec School194388%Makgetse High School519766%90%Motse Maria Sec School4081%89%Thengwe High School668114794%97%
18 2010 Comparative pass rate school vs province Atlantis Secondary70,2Western Province76,3Kgomotso High42Gauteng85Little Flower Secondary93,7KZN67,8Makgetse High99,4Motse Maria High96Polokwane53,7Thengwe High99,8