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SchoolNet SA would like to congratulate the South African and Lesotho Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts who have been selected to be part of this programme for 2015-2016. This year we have a total of 61 MIEs – 46 new MIEs as well as 15 MIEs who were selected in 2014 who have opted to remain in the programme.
During the course of the year, all Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts will have an opportunity to test new Microsoft products whilst they are in beta form, participate in exclusive p...Read more
The Learning Gains through Play (LGP) project focuses on the development of foundational literacies in Grades R and 1 through the innovative use of technology-enabled, learner-centred play in ten schools from the two provinces of KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape. The purpose of this article is to share the findings of the first evaluations of learner performance one year since the baseline findings and to relate these findings to the factors that could have influenced learning gains. We consider...Read more
SchoolNet’s Omashani Naidoo, was recently named one of the Intel® Education Visionaries, an elite group of approximately 40 education leaders from all over the world who are exemplars for global education transformation; to inspire and share best practices with other educators, administrators and parents worldwide; and help Intel design the future of education. Omashani was selected as an Intel Education Visionary on the basis of her insight, passion and proven experience as an agent of change...Read more
Every year SchoolNet hosts the EdTechTeam's Global Summit featuring Google in Education, in partnership with the EdTechTeam and a host school. This year Parklands College in Cape Town, once again, were outstanding hosts. This is an event an educator does not want to miss out on in South Africa. Visit https://za.gafesummit.com/ for details. Every year the amazing EdTechTeam sweeps in with new brooms, and they dust away all the cobwebs from one's mind showing us what can...Read more