Evaluation of the DST/Thuthuka Mathematics and Science Development Camps

OUTPUT TYPE: Research report- client
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2007
TITLE AUTHOR(S): V.Reddy, B.Bantwini, K.Pitcher, G.Diedericks, N.Dlamini
KEYWORDS: DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, EVALUATION STUDY, MATHEMATICS, SCIENCE
DEPARTMENT: Education and Skills Development (ESD)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 5016

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Abstract

This study reports on the evaluation conducted by HSRC, ESSD Research Programme on one of the DST intervention projects, the DST/Thuthuka Mathematics and Science Development Camps, in the report referred too as "camps". The project is a major initiative of the DST to identify and nurture talent and potential of especially the historically disadvantaged learners in mathematics and science. Following in the report is a description of the camp interventions, the research objectives of this strategy, key research questions and terms of reference.