South African Association of Science and Technology Educators

Second announcement: Call for abstracts and presentations

• Innovative ways of improving learner participation in Science
• Developing practical technological solutions for social and/or environmental advancement
• ICT integration: The pedagogical approach
• Environmental Education and Education for Sustainability – dismantling disciplinary boundaries
Important dates:
Deadline for submission of abstracts:      7 June 2015 
Deadline for submission by teachers:       7 June 2015 
Early Bird Registration:                          26 June 2015 
Late registration:                                    1 July 2015

Venue: Unisa Mucklenuek Campus   

Conference registration fee 

• SAASTE members                               R 900
• Non-members                                     R 1000,00
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For enquiries contact
Ms Z Ngcetane                   Ms M Madewa                      Mr Phalane 
012 429 4859                    083 740 8920                     072 804 7975

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General Aim

To promote Science and Technology Education by enhancing the quality of teaching and learning of Science and Technology in South Africa.

Specific Aims

4.2.1     To further the professional interests of Science and Technology educators

4.2.2     To promote links amongst the various disciplines and levels of Science and Technology education

4.2.3     To participate in curriculum policy issues.

4.2.4     To establish and maintain international links in Science and Technology education

4.2.5     To promote social, economic, political and cultural development of society by linking  Science and Technology education and the community

4.2.6     To link Science and Technology Education research to practice

4.2.7     To promote activities that would make Science and Technology education accessible to all

4.2.8     To promote links between SAASTE and the Departments of Education at district, regional, provincial and national levels

4.2.9     To liaise with other organisations with similar aims

4.2.10   To engage in activities that would promote the aims of SAASTE