PROTEC’s Class of 2023 set to make their mark in STEM careers

PROTEC’s Class of 2023 matriculants from the NPO’s 11 branches and projects, representing 105 high schools in disadvantaged areas in four provinces, delivered sterling results. The total of 285 learners achieved a close on 95% pass rate, an impressive 75% bachelor pass rate, and 384 distinctions between them. PROTEC, which wholly relies on donor support, […]


Deloitte is committed to making an impact to 14 million African lives by 2030 and as part of living our purpose of making an impact to our people, clients and society, the Deloitte Executive Committee has approved a Volunteer policy that gives staff up to 40 hours per annum to volunteer at organisations in need. […]


ENGINEERING ACADEMY COHORTS COMPLETE THEIR FIRST DESIGN CHALLENGES FOR THE YEAR Our Engineering Academy learners have completed their first Design Challenges for 2023! Our Academy participants, both Cohort 1 and 2, can breathe a breath of relief as they have overcome their first milestone for 2023 as they finished Clean Stream and Spring Loaded, respectively. […]


If we are to inspire a new generation of career men and women, we need to start exposing and inspiring learners to the various career options available while they are still in their lower grades. This allows them to make informed decisions when choosing careers. The Next Engineers: Engineering Discovery programme boasts itself in inspiring […]


It is, once again, that time of the year! The Next Engineers Johannesburg team is recruiting learners for the Engineering Camp for 2023. We are looking for 200 learners across all Johannesburg districts. Engineering Camp Applications are open until the 19th of May 2023, after which the selection will take place and the selected applicants […]

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Celebrating Volunteer Engagement in Next Engineers

March 23, 2023 GE Volunteers are essential to everything we do in Next Engineers. Our volunteers turn dreams into reality. In sharing their personal career journeys with students, they help students imagine themselves as future engineers. In each of our three programs, volunteers guide students through design challenges, providing a real-world engineering perspective and giving […]

Johannesburg Engineering Academy Resumes

As we approach the first anniversary of the official launch of the Next Engineers programme in Johannesburg, we are excited to start the new year with more learners, more school and new activities! The Next Engineers programme has grown immensely since its launch in 2022, reaching a total of 1,718 learners across the Johannesburg education […]

PROTEC Profile – Fannie Matumba

Fannie Matumba, GM Operations Fannie is a PROTEC stalwart who has added tremendous value, guidance, and support to the organisation and its people for nine eventful years, having joined in November 2013. Fannie says his passion for education support in STEM careers evolved with his recognition for the desperate need for youngsters with successful careers […]

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