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A tribute to Nomty Gaba who passed away on 9th March 2017

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Nomty Gcaba today, the 9th of March 2017 after a prolonged illness.  Nomty was a much-loved member of SchoolNet South Africa family.  She first became involved with SchoolNet way back in the late 1990s when she was a teacher at Mpophomeni High School in KZN.  For a time Nomty undertook part-time training work for SchoolNet always acting as a peer coach and mentor to her fellow teachers.  By 2005 she moved to Johannesburg to become one of the ful...

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Telkom Supports Learners in Tshwane West

Telkom Foundation is working with the Gauteng Department of Education in Ga-Rankuwa (Tshwane West) to showcase the power of teaching with learning technologies. Five schools were selected to participate in the project and will see renovations in all grade 8 classrooms, additional security linked to the Police services, curriculum-aligned multimedia rich content via ExtraMarks and various training opportunities from SchoolNet SA for appointed ICT Champions who will provide dedicated technical support, Chan...

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Would your public school like to be involved in this Level Up Village – SchoolNet South Africa Global Partnership? Apply before 10 March 2017

This is a call for motivations from SA Primary schools to participate in this collaborative project with Level Up Village (LUV). They will train a SNSA trainer, who in turn will help the school with face to face workshops and encourage the school and teachers to complete the programme. This will help us prove a concept for further partnerships.Level Up Village (LUV) and SchoolNet SA will work together to implement three LUV courses in a South African public school. The school will be selected based on thr...

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SchoolNet and DRDAR’s work together to assist in the Clean-up of Bethania Secondary School

The province of the Eastern Cape is plagued by historical backlogs in the provision of universal access of basic services. Provision of ICT is a critical issue identified in the NDP and PDP. There is a greater demand now more than ever before to close the rural-urban digital divide in Eastern Cape. The Department of Rural and Agrarian Development (DRDAR) plans to kick-start a project that will help coordinate and attract investors to Rural ICT programmes in the Province. The plan is to expand ICT projects...

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