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There are a number of great new Microsoft tools including Sway, Office Mix and OneNote Class Notebook as well as online Microsoft courses including Teaching with Technology and 21st Century Learning Design. Many of these tools and courses are available through the Microsoft Educator Community at no cost to teachers. The intention of the Microsoft Trainer Validation Workshops, which were held in Johannesburg in November 2015 and Nairobi, Kenya in December 2015, were to show trainers and people respon...Read more
Intel Education Summit: SchoolNet’s Executive Director, Janet Thomson was fortunate enough to be invited to Intel’s 12th Education Summit in London in December. The theme was Gaming and Education which related directly to our Learning Gains through Play project and was consequently of immediate and vital interest. Janet’s report contains links to the Summit keynotes and workshop presentations.
Read more about the Gaming in Education Summit on our website here
Since August 2015, the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services (DTPS) has been hosting symposiums in various provinces to promote its Gender and ICT Strategy. One of the drivers for change is its offering of Digital Literacy programmes to women to afford them opportunities to leverage the use of ICT skills to seek gainful employment and formulate entrepreneurship thinking in their approach to employment. Three workshops were hosted for women living in or in surrounding areas within Central ...Read more
SchoolNet is now listed on the SchoolAdvisor website. This is a new online platform that brings schools and suppliers together, by hosting an ever increasing base of school suppliers and the services that they offer, and allowing schools to search for, get quotes and rate suppliers directly. We believe that this platform will help you to find the best supplier or product for your needs, and ensure that you receive the best service – as suppliers are kept accountable by constant review and feedback...Read more