Category Archives: 2020

WATCH: Our 25th anniversary and Educator Farewell event

Please sit back, relax and enjoy this recording of our very special 25th anniversary and maritime educator event. 2020 has been an extraordinary year.  Whilst the pandemic presented many challenges and brought much heartbreak as some of our students lost love ones, there were also moments to celebrate as the STS Lawhill Maritime Centre marked two […]

Win a sunset cruise – and help make student dreams come true!

WIN A 3 HOUR SUNSET CRUISE!! For up to 12 people aboard the luxury Princess Motor Yacht, “OCEAN PRINCESS” Here’s your chance to help for young South Africans from underserved communities travel to Spain next year to learn about the superyacht industry – and in doing so stand a chance to win a luxury three hour […]

SA’s FIRST Nautical Science online textbook for Gr10-12s now available

High school-based Nautical Science education has been given a major boost thanks to the South African International Maritime Institute (SAIMI) which has funded the development of a new online Nautical Science ‘textbook’ on the Maritime Studies South Africa website, The Grade 10-12 Nautical Science learning material has been developed with the needs of the […]

NEW: Gr12 Maritime Economics Video Series

NEW GR 12 MARITIME ECONOMICS VIDEOS TO BOOST FINAL EXAM PREPARATIONS A new series of Grade 12 Maritime Economics videos has been launched to assist the more than 600 matriculants across South Africa who, despite significant disruptions to their education by the COVID-19 pandemic and other challenges, will sit down to write their final NSC/IEB […]

Wanted: Images for new Maritime Economics video series

Mr Brian Ingpen is currently producing a series of Maritime Economics videos  which will be used to supplement the existing textbook content on The videos for Grade 12 have already been produced as a matter of urgency in order to support this years Grade 12s in preparing for their final exams.   The full set […]

Term 2 Newsletter – Special LOCKDOWN edition

The COVID-19 has provided our maritime students with many valuable lessons and we thank them for sharing their inspiring and honest reflections on the lockdown in a special Term 2 Lockdown Edition newsletter. Our sincere appreciation too to Michele Edgecombe of Indigo Design for designing this commemorative booklet/newsletter and for agreeing to do so on a part-pro bono […]

Learning Under Lockdown – Highly Commended

These 10 stories were among the judges favourites in our Learning Under Lockdown competition.  Here they are, in no particular order, each one as special as the other …. Zola Sampson, Grade 10 (Applying the lessons from my journey around Africa) Sibobo Nyathi, Grade 11 (Shifting the focus from academics to self) Undiphile Mpafa, Grade […]