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VISION:  
(STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)
  • To raise STEM performance in learners;
  • To boost the number of learners that participate in STEM subjects at junior/secondary level;
  • To improve the Learners performance in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths at school level as to increase the quantity of learners can pursue careers requiring these subjects as prerequisites at tertiary level;
  • To afford adequate career guidance and exposure for sensible career decision making;
  • To provide a platform  for work experience, exposure, career excursions and career talk sessions;
  • To elevate the technologically skilled human resource base;
  • The provision of mentoring programmes;
  • Hosting Educator Conferences, Symposiums, STEM Competitions;
  • To improve employment opportunities and ultimately improve the economy of the country by increasing productivity 
OBJECTIVES:

The Cluster’s objective is to improve and support the programmes that each Unit has in place:
  • To expose learners to the working world through career talks, work experience, site visits, science & technology exhibitions.
  • Provide Learners with support in their career decision-making process through group and individual career counselling;
  • Ensure that learners have the skills, knowledge and values for successful integration into the working world;
  • Improve Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (CLUSTER INITIATIVES) education in schools to prepare more students to qualify and complete Engineering studies at University level, thereby increasing their employment opportunities;
  • Encourage and inspire Learners, especially those from misrepresented or disadvantaged groups to study in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths; field.
  • Supplement CLUSTER INITIATIVES with Learner and Teacher Support Material.
Media:
Human Settlement, Engineering and eThekwini Transport Authority and Trading Services Cluster: (Support Services) will utilize a number of social media platforms and marketing tools to promote the services and communicate with relevant stakeholders and beneficiaries. Social media and user generated content such as Facebook, Twitter and web pages creates many innovative opportunities for organisations who realise that electronic word of mouth can be powerful and an extremely effective platform in an online environment.
 
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