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Expo 2018 - Diary of Events

​Important dates in the 2018 Expo diary in this region​​

​​Date, venue and time​​


Target group​​



Februarie 17th,
9:00 – 12:00

Old Luckhoff School,
Banhoek road, Stellenbosch​

​Expo for Young Scientists Academy ​

Teachers and 5- 10 interested/ key learners especially from schools that have never participated in Expo before.
  • Learners who participated in the National Expo (ISF) last year will be exhibiting projects and answering questions.
  • Where do learners get a topic for a research project?
  • CAPS integration or science club at a school? - implementation possibilities.
  • Planning a project - a critically important step!​


March 17th,
9:00 – 12:00

Old Luckhoff School,
​Banhoek road, Stellenbosch​


All teachers, as well as learners who already have a research topic  and who have started reading up on it. ​

  • Different ways of handling research projects at a school -teachers in our region explain via video.
  • How do I write up resources? - a practical exercise
  • Step by step through a research project - where are the pitfalls?
  • How do I ensure valid, repeatable, reliable results?​


May 5th
9:00 – 12:00

Old Luckhoff School
​Banhoek road, Stellenbosch​


All teachers, as well as learners who aim to enter the regional expo in Stellenbosch.

  • ​​Organizing a school expo - practical tips
  • Finalizing of a learner's expo project - what to know and do
  • Entering the regional expo
  • Tips for exhibiting a research project.
  • How are projects assessed at the regional expo?
  • ISF participation – what are the requirements? Practical examples​


30 July 2018

Due date for Stellenbosch regional online entries​

​ALL learners entering the regional expo in Stellenbosch.  NO LATE entries will be exepted!

Link to online entries to follow soon​


23 August 2018
14:00 - 16:00

Bloemhof Girls' High School

​Judges training
​Inexperienced and all new judges

Thursday & Friday​​

23 & 24 August 2018

Bloemhof Girls' High School 

Stellenbosch regional competition
ONLY learners that entered the regional expo in Stellenbosch before or on the due date.
​​​23 August
  • Regi​stration from 13:00 
  • Project set-up by learners
  • Judging of projects without learners from 16:30 – 20:30​

24 August
  • ​Judging of projects with learners commences at 08:00
  • Prize giving at 15:00