Invitation to participate in shaping the National STI Foresight Exercise 2018 The National Advisory Council on Innovation is undertaking a Foresight exercise concerning the application of Science, Technology and Innovation in South Africa, with a 2030 time horizon.
The Minister of Science and Technology hereby invites interested parties to nominate candidates to be considered for appointment to the National Advisory Council on Innovation (NACI), which is being reconstituted in terms of the NACI Act, 1997 (Act No. 55 of 1997).
The private sector needs to partner with government in providing digital technologies to schools in a bid improve the standard of education countrywide.
South Africa’s state of innovation and how it impacts the economy will come under the spotlight in Pretoria, on Thursday, 28 September, at the release of the latest indicators on science, technology and innovation.
The Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Indicators report is released annually by the National Advisory Council on Innovation (NACI) and provides data about the performance of the country’s system of innovation including a basis to facilitate dialogue on topical issues on policy.
NACI Roundtable Discussion: Preliminary Findings on the Design and Implementation Evaluation of the DST Sector Innovation Fund Programme
The National Advisory Council on Innovation (NACI) successfully hosted the roundtable discussion on Friday 30 November 2018 at the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Pretoria.
National Science, Technology and Innovation Foresight Exercise 2018: Selection of STI Domains (First Workshop)
The National Science, Technology and Innovation Foresight (STI) Exercise 2018 first workshop took place at St George’s Hotel-Centurion, Pretoria on the 24th and 25th of July 2018. The purpose of this event was to bring together various stakeholders to participate in the process of identifying candidate STI domains which should be prioritised in the 2030 […]
NACI Symposium took place under the theme: Strengthening of the Local Innovation Systems for Achievement of the National Objectives.
The release of the 2015 Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) reports for grades five and nine provoked once more another storm of debates as South Africans grapple with the reasons behind the perceived poor performance in mathematics and science. This coincides with the Department of Basic Education’s announcement of 20% mathematics pass rate due to a large number of pupils who pass all subjects except mathematics and are subsequently forced to fail the grade as mathematics is one of the compulsory subjects to pass.