More than 300 learners across South Africa participated in the Mthethwamatics Teach the Nation (TTN) programme, an online mathematics support event with tuition provided by maths boffins from various education institutions. The programme was co-ordinated by a UKZN team led by mathematics lecturer and Director of the Mthethwamatics Movement Dr Simo Mthethwa and members of […]
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The Virtual Mathematics Competition (VMC2021) Season 1 Winners Leading Social Media Influencers. Congratulations to Ntuthuko Zuma (UKZN student), Bhembu Mtshali (UNiSA Student) & Sbongokuhle Ndlela (Mningi High School Learner). Their videos reached more than 121k, 120k and 46k respectively. All thanks to SuperScientists for sponsoring the prizes.
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The broad aim of Mthethwamatics is to create a society that is aware of the importance of Mathematics and its applications. Mthethwamatics prides itself in changing as well as eliminating the stigma around Mathematics. This is normally done through seminars and various educational programmes. In light of the current pandemic, Mthethwamatics is planning the Virtual Mathematics Competition (VMC).
How we do it ? We run seminars and workshops with secondary school teachers and learners from diverse backgrounds, promoting mathematics. The bad stigma around mathematics has got different layers, one of them being an incorrect narrative that mathematicians are not employable. Learners will naturally opt for other fields of study and this creates a […]