Provincial capacity-building reports
Partners in Learning reports
Telkom/Thintana training report (2006)
Report made to Telkom on training in ICT Skills for Teachers conducted in 157 Thintana Project schools between January and June 2006.
Nelson Mandela Foundation – ICT Skills for Teachers (2005)
Final Report to Microsoft SA on Training in Nelson Mandela Project Schools in August 2005.
PiL ICT Skills for Teachers (2005)
Report to Microsoft SA on Training in 120 provincially nominated schools in November 2005.
Educators' Network reports
IKhwezi project report (152 kb ZIP file)
SchoolNet SA entered into an agreement with the Media in Education Trust to provide e-learning training services during 2004 to educators in the Eastern Cape involved in the iKhwezi schools project. This report covers the final training provided to this group of educators and their progress throughout the modules during the third and fourth school terms of 2004. Previous reports are also provided which document participation in the previous cycles and how the introductory face to face training was conducted. This project was highly ambitious given the technical difficulties and vast distances between schools on poor roads; travelling to the venues was not for the faint hearted.
PEDU project report (78 Kb ZIP file)
This report to KZN Education Development Trust outlines participation in the Educators' Network during 2004 by teachers from the areas around the teachers' resource centres established through donor funding from the Flemish government to the KwaZulu-Natal provincial Development Trust. The project is ongoing as further teacher resource centres are established and become equipped with functional computer facilities.
Africa Teachers Network – EDN report (212 Kb ZIP file)
SchoolNet Africa has developed a community of teachers in a range of countries on the continent of Africa . SNA proposed that a pilot of 10 teachers be conducted with teachers around Africa who had expressed an interest in participating in an e-learning programme. SchoolNet South Africa then agreed to sponsor 10 educators from the African Teachers Network to participate in the EDN.
French teachers (ATN) – EDN report (30 Kb ZIP file)
SchoolNet Africa agreed to fund the translation of some of the modules from the Educators' Network in order to expand the EDN programme to French-speaking countries on the continent. The programme followed the same format as the earlier ATN pilot and these reports generated by the database indicate successful participation by 50 French speaking teachers.
The Multigrade Rural Initiative – Western Cape Education Department (124Kb ZIP file)
SchoolNet SA was contracted by the WCED to provide e-learning training servicesto educators involved in the Multigrade Rural Schools Intervention (MRSI). A customised module was created specially for this group of teachers and translated into Afrikaans, their home language. The project is ongoing.This report covers the training provided to the first two groups, viz.: 9 educators from 4 schools (cluster J), including one Multigrade project staff member and 42 educators from 23 schools (clusters K ,L,M and N)
How Teach to the Future has worked in South Africa (Presentation:336 kb ZIP file)
Updated of this paper (Presentation: 1Mb)
The question is the answer (Paper: 103 kb Word document)
A presentation of the paper that was delivered at the WCCE in Stellenbosch in July 2005.
Establishing communities of teachers and learners online
Abridged version of the short paper delivered by Gerald Roos at the International Symposium on Learning Communities, Barcelona, 2001
Learning in Community: Experiences in mentor training
Abridged version of the short paper delivered by Janet Thomson at the International Symposium on Learning Communities, Barcelona, 2001
The Educators' Network (317k ZIP file)
A paper delivered by Janet Thomson at the Commonwealth of Learning Conference in Durban, 2002
Online articles and newsletter articles
- Learning communities: SchoolNet at the forefront
- Using e-diaries in online learning
- E-mentor training