SchoolNet SA 2019 Digital Learning Conference

SchoolNet SA 2019 Digital Learning Conference

SchoolNet SA 2019 Digital Learning Conference

 

The Royal Bafokeng Institute and Lebone II College in partnership with NorthWest Department of Basic Education Bojanala District will host the SchoolNetSA Digital Learning Conference in June 2019.

We invite teachers with a passion for digital learning, ICT coordinators and eLearning officials to register below to join us for three days of professional development. We also call on potential presenters to apply to share their best practices for digital teaching and learning in relation to the conference themes.

Conference logistics

Venue: Lebone II College of the Royal Bafokeng – Phokeng, NorthWest

Dates: 10am on Wednesday 26 June to 3pm Friday 28 June 2019

Conference fee: R1 000 a person until 31 May 2019. Thereafter, R1 100 per person.

Conference Themes

  • Digital Resources in the Classroom
  • Cultivating Creativity
  • Leadership in Digital Education
  • Gaming, Coding and Makerspaces
  • eAssessment Strategies and Tools

Registration

Register and pay for the conference online using a credit card and Quicket. Early bird tickets booked and paid for by 31 May 2019 cost R1 000 (plus a R5 Quicket fee).

From June 2019 tickets will cost R1 100 a person (plus a R5 Quicket fee).

Please call the SchoolNet SA offices on 0114035777 and ask to speak to Zodumo should you require assistance with your Quicket booking.

The conference fee includes teas and lunches for all three days of the conference. Please note that transport and accommodation are NOT included in the conference fee.

Email to info@schoolnet.org.za for queries or if you require a VAT invoice to pay by EFT. Please note that the ticket prices including VAT for EFT payments are R1 150 per person for an early bird ticket and R1 265 per person from June 2019.

Call for presentations

We have a few spots left for presenters who wish to share their best practices, skills and experiences of using digital learning in engaging sessions that will inspire teachers and involve hands-on activities. If you have not yet applied to be a presenter, please complete this online presenter application form  by Friday 24 May 2019 at the latest and we will let you know by Friday 31 May 2019 if your presentation has been selected. Please note that the conference fee for presenters will be waived, but presenters will need to make their own travel and accommodation arrangements, and will need to cover these costs themselves.

Be part of the Digital Playground

Vendors are invited to be part of our Digital Playground Exhibition Space to showcase their digital resources to an anticipated audience of 500 teachers, school leaders and officials.

In addition to presenting their digital content and tools at their exhibition space, vendors can also sign up for presentation slots to showcase their digital resources as part of the programme.Please note that these demo slots will be part of the parallel tracks of the conference, allowing delegates who are interested in your goods or services to choose to attend your presentation.

Sign up to be an exhibitor or contact info@schoolnet.org.za to customise your sponsorship.

Accommodation Options

A range of hotels and guest houses are available close to Lebone II College of the Royal Bafokeng. Please see this list of accommodation options in the area and contact the hotels directly to make your own accommodation arrangements.

A limited number of beds and rooms are available in the Lebone II hostels. These range in price from R420 to R500/ person/ night including VAT, dinner, bed and breakfast. Please complete this online Lebone II accommodation request form if you would like to stay in the hostel.

Please call Zodumo at the SchoolNet SA offices on 0114035777 if you have questions about the Lebone accommodation.

Please note that the conference fee does NOT include accommodation.

Useful links

2019 – Conference Flier – Digital Learning Conference

Directions to Lebone II College of the Royal Bafokeng