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what is a Science Communicator ?

Celiwe Chauca is breaking the boring science nerd stereotype, as we all know science and maths are areas of real concern in South African education.   For Celiwe and her potential employers, the KZN Science Centre, creating interest in science is an urgent priority if our country is to stay competitive in the global marketplace.

Celiwe’s potential internship in the outreach and centre programmes will help to spark excitement and interest in our learners and general public,  “This career needs dedicated people to communicate the benefits and wonders of understanding the underlying science of our day-to-day lives” she says.

And that is where she hopes to enter the picture, educating learners and people without much scientific background about scientific topics, issues, and debates in ways that are informative, accessible, and empowering. Watch Video



iSpani's docu-reality format takes the viewer into the environments offering positions that they would be best suited to at an entry level, creating awareness of the academic, personal and training requirements and criteria from an experiential point of view.Each week an aspiring careerist is exposed, in intimate detail, to the inner workings of a specific career trajectory, starting on the ground floor. Through a process of orientation and practical job shadowing, introduced and supported by potential employers, careers ranging from conservation to cookery are exposed in an informative and entertaining manner. In addition to being introduced to specific tasks that build the foundation of a competent and desirable employee, iSpani candidates are coached by on-the-ground experts in the field, who share their experiences in developing their own careers with our aspiring careerists.