Girl Up is a global movement of empowered young women leaders who defend gender equality. Through leadership development training, Girl Up gives girls the resources and platform to start a movement for social change wherever they are. Girl Up currently has over 3000 clubs worldwide and more than 18,000 active members in our online Community. Girl Up was founded by the United Nations Foundation in 2010, and continues to work across a global community of partners to achieve gender equality worldwide!
Join us today: http://clubs.girlup.org/home
We’re a team of young students on a mission to change the game, developing and launching a CubeSat into orbit.
Our goal is to create a better world through the adoption of sustainability, universal education, and innovative technologies. We aim to inspire the next generation of aerospace leaders, thinkers, and engineers who will have the responsibility of developing novel solutions to the world's big issues such as climate change, poverty, conflict, and multi-planetary life.
In addition, we plan to foster and inspire young people in disadvantaged parts of the world, in order to help bridge the gap that exists purely due to geographic location. In order to achieve this, we plan to partner with organisations such as the United Nations to construct facilities and support networks by investing in education initiatives, healthcare facilities, and basic necessities.
Our CubeSat will transmit live video back to earth, along with data from two student-built...
Krypto labs, in partnership with the UAE Space Agency is an exciting opportunity for selected students to be inspired and learn more about Space. Their Laboxatory programs are the only providers of education in space sciences and have grown their network in providing challenging education for students across the UAE in collaboration with the UAE Space Agency and Emirates Foundation.
Students with an interest in exploring the likes of Bootcamp Space Robotics, Crash Course Space Robotics, Spacepreneur, and the chance to be an Intern for the Space Simulator will benefit from this opportunity.
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U.S. Space and Rocket Center, Tranquility Base, Huntsville, AL, USA
The Space camp program is geared towards teaching students STEM principles, space and flight history, and how to work together in teams. Participants called "Trainees" will also experience complete simulated space missions, and learn what it really means to be an astronaut.
Program instruction is aligned with the national science and math standards. The experience is framed with amidst a backdrop of mankind’s greatest technological achievements in space hardware. Trainees will have the opportunity to explore the historic artifacts housed at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center.
Each year, trainees of all ages travel from across the United States and 150 countries to participate in this program.
For more information visit the official website at: https://www.spacecamp.com/whyspacecamp
The Harvard Model United Nations (HMUN) is a four day international simulation for high school students held annually in Boston. The event offers delegates insight into the working of the United Nations by assuming the roles of world leaders.
HMUN creates an opportunity for young leaders to debate on pressing international issues and draft creative solutions.
For more information visit the official website here .
Dear Class of 2020 (esp Int'l students in America),
Finding a job during an economic downturn is a gut wrenching experience. Never mind getting an interview, the firm you really wanted to work at is probably considering lay offs. You may be graduating with student debt or may need a company to sponsor your visa application. Your parents may have spent their life savings on your degree and now you are not even sure if you can land a job. No matter what your specific situation is, we can agree on one thing, economic downturns suck BIG time.
I am writing this note because I have been through one and have a plan to help you out. I have put together a downturn survival boot camp that will help you do the following:
1. Build a professional network even when no one is hiring or willing to interview candidates.
2. Inspire confidence in your professional network that your skills are superior compared to their current team.
3. Acquire skills needed to get top reviews in an entry...
Ho Chi Minh, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Project Hue is a non-profit organization, founded in 2019 in Vietnam and the United States with a goal to provide support for the most in-need children in Vietnam through fundraising art and craft projects. Moreover, Project Hue constructs a fun community built upon creativity and service for Vietnamese youth through art and craft fundraising projects. The final products will be sold on our website, Facebook page, or through our sales volunteers. All profits made will be donated to empower children out of poverty.
More information can be found at https://projecthue.wixsite.com/projecthue?lang=en or our Facebook Page
Project Hue là một tổ chức phi lợi nhuận được thành lập vào năm 2019 tại Việt Nam và Hoa Kỳ với mục đích gây quỹ giúp đỡ trẻ em có hoàn cảnh khó khăn ở Việt Nam thông qua những dự án mỹ thuật. Đồng thời, Project Hue là một sân chơi sáng tạo và bổ ích dành cho các bạn trẻ Việt...
Annual nationwide examination to enrich and deepen the candidates’ appreciation for the English language and its literature.
Candidates are required to read and study a text that is compiled each year and are then tested on the content. The exam requires a critical, intelligent, individual responses to the given works.
The aim is to enrich and deepen the candidates’ appreciation for the English language and its literature.
For more information visit the official site at http://www.saenglisholympiad.org.za/
Seeking the best publishable potential, quality of theoretical/empirical work able contribute in it is making to South African/African sociology.
To showcase South Africa’s top emerging sociologists at the university level.
For more information visit the official site at https:// www.sasaonline.org.za
The South African Championships of Performing Arts is the only official national competition for both novice and experienced performers, and includes Acting, Dance. Vocal Instrumental, Modelling, Variety Acts,
There will be three (3) rounds of Competition:
Provincial Round – Provincial Auditions
National Round – South Africa Championships of Performing Arts
International Round – World Championships of Performing Arts
The time limit for competition at the first two (2) rounds will be 90 seconds – the final round of Competition at the World Championships of Performing Arts, your time limit will ONLY be one (1) minute.
To offer local performers a local competition with a chance to eventually compete on the world stage.
For more information visit the official site at https://sacopa.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Official-Semi-Final-Audition-Round-2020.pdf
A number of multiple choice questions where teams have to simultaneously answer between four possible responses.
The quiz is run as a knock-out event. Teams of four grade 7 learners per school enter, with each participating school being allowed to field one team. Many schools run internal quizzes with teams of four learners competing to be the team that eventually represents their school in the inter-schools quiz.
The objective of this competition is to contribute to the improvement of awareness, interest, understanding, and insight into basic astronomy, as well as, build an appreciation of and pride in South Africa’s history of science activity and achievements, amongst others.
For more information visit the official site at http://do-astroquiz.saao.ac.za
21.1km (13.1 miles)
Easter Saturday, April
Main Road corner Dean Street, Newlands
UCT Rugby Fields, Upper Campus, Rondebosch
Self-development through sport on many levels including health and fitness, psychological wellbeing, social interaction.
For more information visit the official site at https://www.twooceansmarathon.org.za/events/half-marathon/
Annual schools engineering competition
A wide range of categories to choose from designing a classroom to building a car driven by rubber bands and a ping pong ball launcher. A school may send a team to partake in every category. Due to time constraints on that day, only one team per competition per school will be allowed.
To make learners aware of the possibilities in engineering, reaffirm the importance of good grades in Mathematics and Physical Science and ensure learners perceive engineering as an exciting and rewarding profession that is worth pursuing.
For more information visit the official site at https://www.tut.ac.za/faculties/engineering/competitions
Fashion design competition
Learners must design a garment making use of used waste recyclable material such as used paper, plastic, cans and cardboard.
No bought or new material will be accepted.
Examples of unacceptable materials include new cloth, new hessian and new, unused plastic bags.
As it is a fashion show, participants must model their creations during Sasol Techno X 2019.
To encourage learners to create a fashion garment making use of used waste recyclables and so become aware of the importance of recycling, aimed at increasing environmental awareness.
For more information visit the official site at https://www.sasoltechnox.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Fashion-Show-Leaflet-2019.pdf
A fine arts competition in three age categories with themes to be announced in due course.
Each learner must create an original 2D artwork depicting Science, Maths or Technology.
The artwork must be based on the theme ‘Dream. Explore. Become’.
The theme must be interpreted as creatively as possible.
Any medium or combination of mediums may be used.
Two winners per grade will be identified
Encourage your learners to create artwork that reflects the theme ‘DREAM. EXPLORE. BECOME.’
For more information visit the official site at https://www.sasoltechnox.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/National-Art-Competition-Leaflet-2019.pdf
Computer programming and coding contest
Schools select to take part online or offline
In the case of online participation, the Computer Olympiad office will send the required number of logins for the number of learners entered. The Olympiad computers do the marking (no marking for the teacher) and the results are sent to schools.
Identify, encourage and reward computer aptitude
Promote and encourage computer studies
Create an awareness of career opportunities in ICT
For more information visit the official site at http://www.olympiad.org.za/
Inter-school math contest
Consist of written papers for individuals in various age-group categories in a qualifying round and finals. Only teachers need to register not individual school learners. Schools can enter as many students as they like.
To encourage Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education and expose communities to these fields of study. Wits believe that Mathematics is the foundation upon which all disciplines rely.
For more information visit the official site at https://www.wits.ac.za/maths-competition
Creative writing contest
Write a titled essay of 1 000 - 2 000 words on one of a short list of topics
To inspire creative writing giving learners the opportunity to demonstrate their writing talents The ability to think critically. Helping learners to express thoughts clearly and logically on paper.
For more information visit the official site at http://www.royalsocietysa.org.za
A premier performing arts competition for individuals, small and large groups
It is an inclusive competition platform presented annually for talented youths, adjudicated by members of the Adjudicators’ Forum.
The Eisteddfod showcases top young talent but more importantly as a platform for performing arts it has a positive impact on the personal growth of all its participants, irrespective of skill level and participants develop confidence and belief in themselves.
For more information visit the official site at http://www.eisteddfod.co.za
Maths problems written in test format individually
The first round is written in March. The junior division consists of separate papers for grades 8 and 9 and the senior division of one paper for grades 10 to 12. Each paper consists of 20 questions with multiple-choice answers and learners have one hour to complete the paper. Each school is provided with the solutions. For this round, the teachers mark.
Learner’s critical thinking ability is improved and the discovery and validation of problem-solving methods are developed through the SAMO questions.
For more information visit the official site at http://www.samf.ac.za