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eduCate – Bringing the Stars to Maths & Science!

By Faeza
20 August 2015

eduCate is a nationwide matric Maths and Science revision programme which aims to improve the performance of Maths and Science for schools in the public sector. In its fifth year, eduCate is made up of 10 pre-recorded revision sessions, 5 in Maths and 5 in Science. These sessions cover the entire Matric curriculum and are aimed at preparing disadvantaged South African youth for their Matric Maths and Science examinations.

Learners are transported to the designated cinema venues after pre-registration, they finish their registration process with the cinema hosts on arrival. The 2015 sessions will run from 9 August and will continue to run for 8 Consecutive weeks and it will be run on all ine provinces.

One of the sponsors Ms. Lulu Letlape, South32 Africa Vice President: Corporate Affairs said that South32 is proud to be part of this very meaningful partnership that aims to make a difference in the lives of so many young people: “At South32, we believe education is the pillar of society.  And that is why we support the need to nurture and develop maths and science skills for the future. South Africa is critically dependent on the youth to unlock the potential that exists in our country, therefore harnessing their potential will yield results for the future.”

Ambassadors including DJ Sbu, Farah Fortune, Boity Thulo and Jimmy Nevis (who later wowed the audience with a breath-taking performance), members of government and sponsors addressed their guests at the educate launch in Monte Casino.

The other sponsors are The Capitec Foundation, BOSASA Group, Telkom, Siyakha Education Trust, Samsung, Tsogo Sun, Kulula.com, Gearhouse, minions.co.za and Primestars who were also at the launch.