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FOSST Discovery Centre received laptops from the IDC!

The FOSST Discovery Centre received laptops from the IDC! These are fruits of hard work endeavors by the Director of the Projects Office, Ms Nokulunga Mnqeta.
As you know we started the online/remote experimentation project which will revolutionize the way we do things in our science practical session spaces. Students will now be able to perform experiments at any time and anywhere if there is internet connectivity. The laptops will enable us to space them in accordance with social distancing while they perform these experiments when they are physically on-site.

FOSST Discovery Centre's ReVEL has put Fort Hare on the African Map!

UFH, ReVEL drives development of online laboratories

African universities have recognised the potential of online laboratories in promoting science education. And while online experiments are especially relevant during COVID-19, there are significant challenges.Phumezo Kwinana, director of the Forté School of Science and Technology (FOSST) Discovery Centre and founder of the Remote and Virtual Education Laboratory (ReVEL) at the University of Fort Hare (UFH), South Africa, told University World News: "Virtual laboratories are being developed in African universities. ...

Remote and Virtual Education Lab new LOGO

Remote and Virtual Education Lab New logo

ReVEL,The technology facility attached to the university’s Physics Department offers several benefits in online intstrumentation . Using coding and robotics, it enables students and researchers to interact with peers from over 20 universities around the world on experimentations in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) field. It also allows learners from local rural schools to perform all syllabus-based experiments.

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