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The Board of SchoolNet SA seeks to appoint a new Executive Director as the current Executive Director, Janet Thomson, is retiring. The Executive Director will need to take overall responsibility for the public benefit NGO under the governance of the Board of Directors. Interested candidates, who fulfil the criteria, should submit a CV detailing their relevant qualifications and experience, together with a letter of motivation by 28 January 2019. Read more about the application process and requirements of the SchoolNet ...Read more
The Royal Bafokeng Institute and Lebone II College in partnership with NorthWest Department of Basic Education Bojanala District will host the biannual SchoolNet SA conference in 2019. The conference will be taking place on 26, 27 and 28 June 2019 at the beautiful campus near Rustenburg. We invite teachers with an interest in using digital tools in the classroom, ICT coordinators and eLearning officials to save the date to join us for three days of professional development. Tickets will go on sale in the new year.
2018 has been a busy year for SchoolNet SA. Read about our project highlights, advocacy and organisational development for the year in the 2018 Annual Report.
Please note that the SchoolNet SA offices will be closing at midday on Friday 14 December 2018 and will reopen on Monday 7 January 2019. We wish all of our colleagues, teachers and members good health, safe travels, and joy over festive season.
The Technical Support Specialists based at Telkom Connected Schools in Zwide, Eastern Cape and Garankuwa, Gauteng have been using the last few weeks of school to expose learners to basic coding concepts. Learners have been working through the Minecraft themed Hour of Code tutorials which provide a fun, free, accessible introduction to coding using a series of simple drag-and-drop puzzles that get progressively more challenging. Microsoft Philanthropies supported these sessions by providing each participating learner wi...Read more