All rights reserved. The Caltex mark is owned by Chevron Africa – Pakistan Services (PTY) Ltd. Under License to Astron Energy (Pty) Ltd.


All rights reserved. The Caltex mark is owned by Chevron Africa – Pakistan Services (PTY) Ltd. Under License to Astron Energy (Pty) Ltd.


All rights reserved. The Caltex mark is owned by Chevron Africa – Pakistan Services (PTY) Ltd. Under License to Astron Energy (Pty) Ltd.


All rights reserved. The Caltex mark is owned by Chevron Africa – Pakistan Services (PTY) Ltd. Under License to Astron Energy (Pty) Ltd.

All rights reserved. The Caltex mark is owned by Chevron Africa – Pakistan Services (PTY) Ltd. Under License to Astron Energy (Pty) Ltd.

encouraging

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In line with the South African government’s strategy to strengthen education and skills development, we are focused on improving learning, knowledge-sharing and teaching in the critical areas of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics)

Together with the Centre for the Advancement of Science and Mathematics Education (CASME), we have established a resource centre in the Umlazi District of KwaZulu-Natal that makes natural sciences, physical sciences and maths resources available to teachers.

In 2018, we extended our reach to over 20,000 learners in the Durban area by providing additional funding to launch a Science2Go Mobile Resource Centre. Using mobile laboratory equipment and materials, the team aids maths and science learning at 31 schools. At the same time, they support teacher development in practical science teaching.

At 21 schools near our Cape Town refinery, we partner with the Cape Town Science Centre to stimulate an interest in science – using interactive teaching methods, fun science quests and by supplying curriculum-based practical science experiment kits. The partnership also supports Africa Code Week, where more than 500 students learn to write their first lines of computer code.

As part of our ongoing relationship with the communities around the Refinery, we funded the renovation, restocking and operating expenses of the Dunoon Primary School Library and Computer Centre. In 2020, we adopted another school in Dunoon, Silverleaf primary school and contributed towards upgrading their computer lab workstation.

We have now extended our support to the Joe Slovo community where we will be making contributions to enable Sinenjongo High school to acquire much needed resources for the school. Additionally, we are partnering with iSizwe community wifi to provide internet connectivity at an affordable price for the leaners and the local community in Dunoon.

Our partnership with the ORT SA STEM Academy focuses on bringing robotics technology and coding to students in disadvantaged communities, helping them to develop problem-solving skills and motivating them to choose careers in Science, Engineering and Technology.

In 2018, we entered into a partnership with the award-winning Primary Science Programme that addresses the inequalities in education in South Africa, working with over 1,300 teachers from 120 schools to benefit 100,000 learners in the Western, Eastern and Northern Cape. Through teacher training, coaching and mentorship, in-classroom support, resources and materials, the programme promotes quality education in Maths, Science and Environment, and Language.

In South Africa, research conducted by PIRLS indicated that 78% of Grade 4 children cannot read for meaning. International studies show that our results are worse than those even of other low-income African countries. On the back of these worrying statics, we are partnering with Shine Literacy to address this.The aim of this partnership is to provide learners with adequate study materials and help improve their literacy skills.

Furthermore, we are collaborating with Ruratech to provide learners and educators with the equipment and necessary training support to advance the progression of Science, Technology and Mathematics in South Africa.

encouraging

growth through

education

Image Small Social

In line with the South African government’s strategy to strengthen education and skills development, we are focused on improving learning, knowledge-sharing and teaching in the critical areas of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics)

Together with the Centre for the Advancement of Science and Mathematics Education (CASME), we have established a resource centre in the Umlazi District of KwaZulu-Natal that makes natural sciences, physical sciences and maths resources available to teachers.

In 2018, we extended our reach to over 20,000 learners in the Durban area by providing additional funding to launch a Science2Go Mobile Resource Centre. Using mobile laboratory equipment and materials, the team aids maths and science learning at 31 schools. At the same time, they support teacher development in practical science teaching.

At 21 schools near our Cape Town refinery, we partner with the Cape Town Science Centre to stimulate an interest in science – using interactive teaching methods, fun science quests and by supplying curriculum-based practical science experiment kits. The partnership also supports Africa Code Week, where more than 500 students learn to write their first lines of computer code.

As part of our ongoing relationship with the communities around the Refinery, we funded the renovation, restocking and operating expenses of the Dunoon Primary School Library and Computer Centre. In 2020, we adopted another school in Dunoon, Silverleaf primary school and contributed towards upgrading their computer lab workstation.

We have now extended our support to the Joe Slovo community where we will be making contributions to enable Sinenjongo High school to acquire much needed resources for the school. Additionally, we are partnering with iSizwe community wifi to provide internet connectivity at an affordable price for the leaners and the local community in Dunoon.

Our partnership with the ORT SA STEM Academy focuses on bringing robotics technology and coding to students in disadvantaged communities, helping them to develop problem-solving skills and motivating them to choose careers in Science, Engineering and Technology.

In 2018, we entered into a partnership with the award-winning Primary Science Programme that addresses the inequalities in education in South Africa, working with over 1,300 teachers from 120 schools to benefit 100,000 learners in the Western, Eastern and Northern Cape. Through teacher training, coaching and mentorship, in-classroom support, resources and materials, the programme promotes quality education in Maths, Science and Environment, and Language.

In South Africa, research conducted by PIRLS indicated that 78% of Grade 4 children cannot read for meaning. International studies show that our results are worse than those even of other low-income African countries. On the back of these worrying statics, we are partnering with Shine Literacy to address this.The aim of this partnership is to provide learners with adequate study materials and help improve their literacy skills.

Furthermore, we are collaborating with Ruratech to provide learners and educators with the equipment and necessary training support to advance the progression of Science, Technology and Mathematics in South Africa.

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key stats about our education initiative

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