Johannesburg, South Africa – Sasol Inzalo Foundation (SalF) has continued with its partnership with the National Education Collaboration Trust (NECT) aimed at improving access to science learning material and equipment in rural schools.
On Tuesday, the SaIF donated two more modern, fully-equipped mobile science laboratories to the NECT, which will be used by learners and teachers in the rural part of the Eastern Cape.
A Mobile Science Lab is an innovative solution which addresses the lack of essential equipment for the learning of science. A big advantage of this solution is that the laboratories can be shared as they travel from one school to another on a daily basis. At each school, teachers and learners can conduct science experiments using apparatuses in the mobile lab.
“We currently have another Mobile Science Lab serving schools in the Cofimvaba District, implemented in partnership with the Department of Science & Technology. With the additional Mobile Labs, up to 120 schools in four Districts of the Eastern Cape will be served” said Dr Mapitso Molefe, Director of Sasol Inzalo Foundation.
By the end of March this year, the SalF would have donated a total of seven mobile science labs to organisations that serve schools in rural areas as part of its mandate and commitment towards building the capacity to teach and learn science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects in our schools.
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