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Congratulations to the 2016/17 Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts – and a final chance to get your name on the list

Congratulations to the 122 teachers from South Africa and Lesotho who were recently named as Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts (MIE-Experts) on the Microsoft Educator Community. Of these, approximately half of the MIE-Experts joined the program in 2014 or 2015, and have opted to remain part of the program for another year. We are also thrilled to have over 50 new teachers joining the MIE-Expert ranks – welcome aboard!  Although the MIE-Expert application process on the Microsoft Educator Community ...

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Learning Gains through Play Project Peer coaching programme takes off in KZN

Peer coaches from the Western Cape in the Learning Gains through Play project gathered at Temperance Town Primary in Strand for their second training workshop.   Hlengiwe Mfeka, the project manager and the peer coaching facilitator provides an account of this valuable training session. Read more here ...

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Telkom Foundation works with Eden Park IDOLS

The Telkom Foundation, as one of the key sponsors to the 2015 IDOLS SA event, encouraged IDOLS fans to nominate, through social media forums, schools that needed ICT support. Three of these schools would be selected to receive an ICT lab with an interactive whiteboard, projector, printer, and ICT Training for Educators and the Leadership of the school. Fans responded positively to the call and the selected schools were Eden Park Primary School (Gauteng), Mzingwezi High School (Kwa-Zulu Natal) and Gamohana...

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SchoolNet webinar recording ‘How to create a tour with Google Earth’ by Judi Francisco & Keshma Patel

On Thursday afternoon 25th August we held a webinar entitled, ‘How to create a tour with Google Earth’ using SchoolNet’s Adobe Connect platform. Our speakers were Keshma Patel, Grade 6 teacher and Judi Francisco, IT Co-ordinator at Micklefield Primary School in Cape Town. The webinar presentation is available online in SlideShare. The recording and a downloadable Google Earth How-to is also available on our blog. Find out more here ...

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