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MOLADI - CONSTRUCTION CONFERENCE UAE

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MOLADI - CONSTRUCTION CONFERENCE UAE



MOLADI - CONSTRUCTION CONFERENCE UAE - NOVEMBER 2014Moladi CEO, Mr Hennie Botes, has been invited to present the South African invention to “Innovate Change”. A solution for the delivery of quality affordable mass housing.

Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is becoming a hotspot for constructions projects as more than $2 trillion has been awarded for this purpose for the next three years. In United Arab Emirates (UAE), there are about $75 billion worth of construction projects planned in Abu Dhabi in the next three years, along with numerous project opportunities in the Western Region. Prefabrication has not had a steady increase in its utilisation in the Middle East for commercial and residential projects; however, property and construction developers are looking at this as one of the ways to mobilise further growth.

Prefabrication and modular construction is taking a leap frog now as technologies, such as BIM, has enabled better integratio…

South Africa has the worst maths and science teaching in the world.

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South Africa has the worst maths and science teaching in the world.



South Africa has the worst maths and science teaching in the world.


Of 144 countries included in the report, South Africa came last.

The report, released on Monday, placed South Africa 140th for the quality of its education system, 117th for schools' internet access, and 133rd for primary school education quality.

According to Sapa, South Africa was 93rd with regards to tertiary education enrolment rate (gross percentage), 118th for primary school education enrolment (net percentage), and 133rd for the business costs of violence and crime. On the WEF's global competitive index, South Africa ranked 56th out of the 144 countries.

The Democratic Alliance (DA) said in a statement that the figures were "heart-breaking". Spokesperson for education, Annette Lovemore, said, "We are not giving our children a fair chance at success in life if we are not providing them with proper educational opportunities.

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