GE Next Engineers has been a wonderful journey since inception last year. At Protec, it has kept us very busy and we are thrilled with the results.
An exciting taste of all things engineering was given to 208 Grade 9 learners – 122 girls and 86 boys – from schools around Johannesburg in July at PROTEC’s first GE (formerly General Electric) Next Engineers Camp at Wits University.
Meet Faiqa, a 10th grade student at the UJ Metropolitan Academy in Johannesburg who loves baking and science. This year, she became one of the first Engineering Academy students in South Africa.
The first 50 learners to form cohort 1 of the Next Engineers: Engineering Academy in Johannesburg were selected and given their first design challenge to tackle.
After having received over 120 qualifying applications, the next step for the selection of the first 50 learners to participate in the Next Engineers: Engineering Academy kicked off.
The first cohort of over 550 diverse high school learners from Johannesburg will be the first to develop their engineering identities through ‘Next Engineers.’ Watch the live event recording and learn more.
Balan Moodley, CEO of Protec, discusses Next Engineers in Johannesburg.
It’s full steam ahead for the launch of GE’s inaugural Next Engineers.
GE Invests $2.5 Million in the Next Generation of Johannesburg Engineers.
Multinational General Electric (GE) has made a five-year, $2.5-million investment in Johannesburg to launch Next Engineers – a global program focused on increasing the diversity of young people in engineering.
GE selected South Africa as one of four inaugural locations, aiming to inspire more than 3,500 local students aged 13 to 18 in grade eight to twelve, provide first-hand experiences in engineering, and award financial support to pursue further education in engineering.
General Electric (GE) announced a five-year, $2.5 million or R37 million investment in Johannesburg to launch Next Engineers, a global initiative focused on increasing the diversity of young people in engineering.