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The SchoolNet 2017 ICT in the Classroom Conference – a handy list of links…

The SchoolNet Conference 2017 has been and gone but the memory lingers on... This post brings you a handy list of links including links to presentations from some of our presenters. Only 24 of our presenters have shared their presentations to date, and we are very grateful to them. But first, a quick recap! Over 400 delegates attended the 2017 SchoolNet SA ICT in the Classroom conference held at Brescia House School in Bryanston, Gauteng between 5 – 7 October 2017.  It was a conference to remember...

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Deputy Minister defines national plans for digital learning at the SchoolNet ICT in the Classroom Conference

The recent SchoolNet ICT in the Classroom conference was opened by Deputy Minister of Basic Education Enver Surty. Before opening the SchoolNet SA 2017 ICT in the Classroom Conference, the national Deputy Minister, Mr. Enver Surty, sat down with Janet Thomson, Executive Director for SchoolNet South Africa to discuss the DBE’s approach to digital learning.  The Deputy Minister thanked Thomson for “the enormous contribution by SchoolNet in the ICT domain” asserting that “ICT is becoming more criti...

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Standing Room Only @SchoolNetSA 2017 Conference

The Deputy Minister wowed delegates with his opening address at the 2017 ICT in the Classroom Conference held at Brescia House School in Johannesburg at the weekend.Speaking from the heart, the Deputy Minister of Education delivered a most engaging opening address to the 2017 SchoolNet South Africa teachers’ conference. Delegates felt they were being treated to a real-life insight into the national department´s thinking. Not only was the address pitched at teachers and the most crucial issues facing th...

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Update on Telkom’s R200 million Investment in Education

The Telkom Foundation announced its  major investment in education earlier this year when it pledged more than R 200 million over the next five years to contribute towards improving the quality of teaching and learning with a specific focus on Mathematics, Science, English and Technology in disadvantaged communities. The programme is being rolled out in five Ga-Rankuwa schools in Tshwane West, Gauteng and will expand to two schools in Despatch, in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape.  The schools in Ga-Ranku...

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