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MERSETA Chair in Engineering Development

PROJECT D: MERSETA ENGINEERING AWARENESS WEEK FOR GRADE 9+ LEARNERS IN RURAL AREAS

The aim of this project is to target the grade 9 - 11 learners in selected rural schools in the Eastern Cape and expose them to the engineering field.  An Engineering Awareness Week is planned for August 2010 at the University of Fort Hare's Career's Exhibition.

Various High School has been visited by Karl du Preez and Meera Parshotam where a presentation was conducted to inform learners of the importance of the subjects Mathematics and Science in choosing a career in Engineering. 

The image below shows the learners from Indwe High School that was addressed by Senior Technician, Mr Mervin Knoesen on 22 July 2010.

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The image below shows the learners from Kliplaat Secondary High School that were addressed by Karl du Preez and Meera Parshotam on 26 July 2010.

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Contact information
Ms Meera Naidoo
Project Manager merSETA Chair in ED
Tel: 27 41 504 3464
Meera.Naidoo@mandela.ac.za