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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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Encourage your Grade 10-12 learners to join the free Nokia Mobile Mathematics service for great after-school learning…

Nokia Mobile Mathematics (https://momaths.nokia.com) is a free, online grade 10-12 Mathematics support service providing 9000+ CAPS-aligned questions. This service started in 2008 with 300 learners and within a couple of years had grown to 50,000 learners. Nokia then opened the service to informal learning so that students could have 24/7 access to its materials.  This service has had major impact in interactive Maths learning. 53% of students are active users. The competence level of the users rose by...

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