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DBE Teacher Centre Managers training in Johannesburg a great success

Recently SchoolNet facilitated an extremely successful five day DBE Teacher Centre Managers training in Johannesburg. Representatives from 131 centres spread across all nine provinces arrived at Southern Suns O R Tambo for a week-long workshop from August 10th – 15th 2014. The purpose of the training programme was to explore a range of issues related to the functioning and management of Teacher Centres in all provinces in South Africa.   The programme was design...

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An exciting announcement – Google Education Groups (GEGs) launched in South Africa. Join us!

An exciting new venture was launched by Google in South Africa at the Summit – Google Education groups at this URL:  http://www.google.com/landing/geg/ This is a world-wide launch with each country having its own GEGs  We invite you to join GEG South Africa.  This announcement In South Africa at the Google in Education Summit  was received with great excitement.  Google believes that the best inspiration to educators are other educators. Go...

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According to enthusiastic South African teachers at Dainfern College, the 2014 Google Summit was “just as awesome” as it was in 2013

Just as in 2013, the Google Summit this year proved to be a huge success. It was a high intensity two days focusing squarely on the integration of technology across the curriculum and primarily on the effective use of Google Apps for Education and other Google Tools to promote learning in the classroom. This year the event was hosted at Dainfern College in Johannesburg on July 3 & 4.  A pre-conference day comprised two full-day workshops facilitated by Jay Atwood and James Sa...

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DBE and DOC partner with Telkom to rollout 2010 FIFA World Cup Legacy E-Connectivity Project in Schools

The Department of Communications in partnership with the Department of Basic Education has been rolling out end-to-end ICT solutions to selected schools. The selected schools received (and are in the process of receiving) connectivity and hardware, free. Telkom SA has been selected to provide the installations and equipment to the allocated schools in the country. Intel South Africa is providing free teacher training on the provided equipment and SchoolNet has been selected as Intel’s training par...

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