Monthly Archives: March 2015

Monthly Archives: March 2015

Monthly Archives: March 2015

Two Google summits coming up in South Africa in 2015…

SchoolNet will be hosting two Google Summits in 2015 along with the EdTechTeam from the USA, Parklands College Cape Town, and Selbourne Primary, East London. The dates are Parklands College, Cape Town: October 9th and 10th and Selbourne Primary, East London: October 2nd and 3rd. Please visit the EdTechTeams website to find out more and to register: http://za.gafesummit.com/  Since their inception in South Africa two years ago, these Google in Education summits have b...

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South African Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts Shine in Dubai

The Microsoft Global Forum – Dubai took place on 22 – 23 February 2015 as part of the Microsoft Global Forum event series. The Forum bought together more than 400 education leaders, government officials Africa including South African Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts Lyneth Crighton, Kathryn Riva, Phuti Ragophala and Karen Stadler. Also in attendance was the head of Brescia House School, Benedikte Nott who shared her experiences of integrating technology at this Microsoft Showcase School...

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Intel® She Will Connect is looking for the help of current SchoolNet trainers and new trainers

Intel® She Will Connect program aims to close the Internet gender gap, connecting millions of girls and women to opportunity. Women throughout the world are alike in being marginalized in many instances and the She Will Connect program aims to address these issues through providing digital literacy skills to women and girls. Showing women and girls the potential of the web will showcase ways in which women and girls can uplift themselves. It is to this end that Intel would like to expand t...

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Google Educator Groups are growing steadily with a current membership of 568 teachers

Google Educator Groups are growing steadily with a fantastic membership of 568 teachers since August 2014. The GEG South Africa Google+ Community is alive and populated almost daily with events and training thus far completed. Google Educator Groups aim to grow voluntary groups of teachers who are ICT Champions who want to be leaders that work in their immediate communities to spread the awareness of the various Google offerings and keep ICT oriented or interested teac...

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Microsoft in Education – O365 and Windows Roadshows in four cities – you are invited to register

    Microsoft Showcase Classroom For school leaders and educators to experience how Windows 8 Tablets, Office 365 and Microsoft Professional Development can help transform the classroom through immersive activities, delivered by Tablet Academy. The right technology in the hands of educators with access to the best solutions and pedagogical training will create a force that truly transforms education across South Africa. It is for this reason that we would like to invite forward th...

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