Review of the first 10 years of the National Science Week programme of the Department of Science and Technology


The National Science Week (NSW) is a flagship initiative of the Department of Science and Technology (DST) that promotes public awareness and engagement with Science, Engineering and Technology (SET). The NSW celebrated its ten year anniversary in 2009. The DST considers the ten years of the existence of this initiative a milestone; hence, a decision was taken to review the NSW.
This review is commissioned by the DST and the Department intends to handle the results of the review in the following way:
• The highest level to which the review results will be presented is the Minister of Science and Technology and the Department’s EXCO; and
• With the approval of the Minister of Science and Technology, the results of the review will be shared with key stakeholders in the National System of Innovation (NSI).


Evaluation Number:
Report Approval:
Thursday, 20 October 2011
Wednesday, 18 May 2016
Initiated By:
Department of Science and Technology
Undertaken By:
Feedback Research and Analytics
Evaluation Period:
April-October 2011
Evaluation Area:
National Outcome:
National Outcome 1: Improved quality of basic education.
Commissioned By:
Evaluation Type:
Evaluation Subject:
Geographic Scope:

Evaluation Documents

File Name
Final Project Report_Ten Year review of NSW.pdf 95.pdf
95 EQAT 20130320 rb_mb.pdf

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