Featured scientist: Prof Dephney Mathebula

Featured scientist: Prof Dephney Mathebula

‘Before joining the University of South Africa in 2021 in the Department of Decision Sciences as an Associate Professor, I worked as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences at the University of Venda (Univen) since 2012. There I...
Enthusiasm for online teacher training programme

Enthusiasm for online teacher training programme

‘Thank you, Prof, for the wonderful presentation!’ or ‘Excellent workshop!’ and ‘I am blessed to be in this webinar!’ These were the regular and heartfelt reactions after lectures at the highly successful online Teacher Training Workshop presented on 6 July 2022. It...
Adopting hybrid modes for some of our events

Adopting hybrid modes for some of our events

Dear Associates and Friends of NITheCS, Now that the world has started opening up for travel again, patterns are changing. Members of the NITheCS community can once again travel to conferences both locally and abroad. We will also start adopting hybrid modes for some...
Funding leveraged to reduce student debt

Funding leveraged to reduce student debt

Dear Associates and Friends of NITheCS, This month has been another month filled with activities to serve our community. We have managed to leverage funding with the outstanding efforts of USAF and ETDP SETA, to assist students with historical debt (2021) to the tune...
UN International Year of Basic Sciences

UN International Year of Basic Sciences

‘Basic sciences are the sine qua non for sustainable development.’  Thus, the UN summarises its International Year of Basic Sciences for Sustainable Development (IYBSSD2022).  The UN Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development drives all activities relating to the year’s...