The Sciences, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Club Network is a provincial programme initiated by the Western Cape Education Department (WCED), in collaboration with the Cape Town Science Centre (CTSC) which promotes and supports STEM Clubs based in schools.
The STEM Club Network currently boasts over 120 STEM Clubs across all 8 educational districts, targeting both primary schools and high schools. The STEM Club Network is freely available to all schools within the Western Cape. To join the STEM Club Network, schools are requested to register their STEM Club/s.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER YOUR STEM CLUB
The benefits to joining the STEM Club Network include:
- Being part of a dynamic and active community of practice.
- Access to exclusive competitions and other exciting opportunities.
- Receive the regular STEM Club Network newsletter.
- Free training sessions.
- Point of contact should you need support or have queries.
BELOW IS A SELECTION OF RESOURCES TO ASSIST WITH STARTING & RUNNING A STEM CLUB:
- INTRO & BENEFITS OF STEM CLUBS – Click to view
- STARTING A STEM CLUB – Click to view
- STEM Clubs Teacher Manual 2023 – Click to download
- STEM CLUB POSTERS – HIGH SCHOOL – Click to download (suggested printing size A1)
- STEM CLUB POSTERS – PRIMARY SCHOOL – Click to download (suggested printing size A1)
- STEM CLUBS CAREER POSTERS – Click to download (can be printed in A3 or A4 size)
- STEM CLUBS CALENDAR – Click to download
- LINKS TO STEM CLUB COMPETITIONS – Click to view
- MONTHLY NEWSLETTERS – Click to view
- MONTHLY CHALLENGES – March 2023
– High School – ENGINEERING – English or Afrikaans (click to download)
– Primary School – ENGINEERING – English or Afrikaans (click to download)
– High School – CHEMISTRY – English or Afrikaans (click to download)
– Primary School – CHEMISTRY – English or Afrikaans (click to download)
- Choosing an Expo Project Topic – CTSC Expo Guide Presentation presented by MJ Schwartz
- Cape Town Expo for Young Scientists – ALL Expo tutorial videos: Video Tutorials
For STEM Club support at the Cape Town Science Centre, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 021 300 3200