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The three MIES that attended the Microsoft Global E2 Exchange in Budapest report back on their amazing experience

Three of our Microsoft MIEExpert teachers were selected to attend the dazzling Microsoft E2 Global Teacher Exchange in beautiful Budapest this year from March 8th – 10th, along with Angela Schaerer from Microsoft.  The E2 teacher education is Microsoft’s annual education event recognising and celebrating the achievements of educators to combine content, pedagogy and technology in innovative ways to prepare students for success. At this conference they were  surrounded by 250 of the most cr...

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Professional Development in Rwanda

SchoolNet SA has been commissioned by Microsoft South Africa to develop a teacher professional development plan for Rwanda and to run a series of master training sessions to build local capacity. On 9 March 2016 Megan Rademeyer met with delegates from Microsoft, the Rwandan Ministry of Education and the Rwanda Education board to discuss and agree on the Teacher Professional Development Plan, process and content in Kigali. The workshop also aimed to address key issues such as ICT skills and technology in...

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Upcoming Google Summit in Johannesburg – why not register today?

Enjoy two full Days of learning at the upcoming Google Summit at Dainfern College in Johannesburg. This two-day high-intensity event focuses on deploying, integrating, and using Google Apps for Education (and other Google tools) to promote student learning in K-12 and higher education. The program features Global Leaders in Google for Education Training,  local Google for Education Innovative Educators, Google for Education Certified Trainers, practicing administrators, and other solution providers. Find...

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Department of Correctional Services Intel Training resumed

In 2012, the Department of Correctional Services purchased Intel tablets for a number of its facilities. In 2016, it was reported that many staff had moved on from its facilities and as a result, further training needed to be provided to new staff in order to maximise the spend on the devices and in particular master training needed to be provided so that adequate capacity building can be hosted at each facility as required. SchoolNet’s, Ms Hlengiwe Mfeka, conducted master training from 15 – 19 Februa...

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