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How to make a card or poster using PowerPoint

It is #sendacardtoafriendday on Friday and in preparation, we will look at a quick way to create a picture card or a poster, using PowerPoint, to share with our friends on social media.  As a demonstration, we will be creating a square card (see the picture above) to post to Instagram this coming Friday, but you can do any size you like (for instance, if you want to create a poster). You don’t have to stick to the normal landscape slide sizes!  So here are the quick steps:  Open PowerPoint on your computer ...

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#FollowFriday staff Feature: Hlengiwe Mfeka 

Our #followfriday #ff staff star today is Hlengi Mfeka. (Twitter: hlengimfeka Instagram: hlengisnsa) Hlengi started as a part-time trainer way back in 2005. We realised that she is an amazing asset and she was asked to join the fulltime SchoolNet staff in as ICT Support Specialist and trainer in 2010. So this year is her 15th anniversary year with SchoolNet!  Halala Hlengi, ha-la-la! Hlengi is completely dedicated, not only to the organisation, but also to all the teachers whom she helps, supports and inspires on an on...

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Siyavula- Get your groove on with Maths & Science!

Last year Schoolnet South Africa and Siyavula (https://www.siyavula.com/) embarked on a project to roll out Mathematics and Sciences eLearning services to a selection of Gauteng schools in partnership with the Gauteng Department of Education (GDE). Siyavula is an innovative educational technology organisation on a mission to create engaging, integrated, high-quality learning experiences for learners in Mathematics and Science. We were tasked to assist them in implementing their incredible platform at schools and providi...

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#FridayFeature: Omashani Naidoo

It is #followfriday and we would love to introduce you to our #schoolnetsa Executive Director and fearless, loved leader, Omashani Naidoo.  Omashani has been a force of nature in the ICT arena of our country, and have been an integral part of the SchoolNet family for the past thirteen years. She started off as the operations manager and embraced her role as a protective mother hen to the staff while making sure that everything always runs smoothly and super efficiently. She always has your back, but also demands that e...

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