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SchoolNet SA in the news

April 2018 was a busy media month for SchoolNet – and you may have seen us on TV or heard us talking about our Learning Gains Through Play project on the radio.  The need to share important findings from research conducted over four years as part of the DG Murray Trust-funded study on Learning Gains through Play prompted SchoolNet South Africa to issue a press release in April 2018. To read about the response from the media please read our blog post.  This project had shown that exposure to dig...

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The 18th National Teachers’ Awards- Celebrating our torchbearers of light and hope…

The 18th annual National Teachers’ Awards was held on Saturday 17 February 2018 at the Sandton Convention Centre. SchoolNet SA is proud to be associated with the National Teaching Awards and in particular the Technology Enhanced Teaching and Learning category. Congratulations to the winners in this category: Ms Mariette Voster of Touwsranten Primary School in Western Cape who won first; Mr Nabeel Ismail of Zinniaville Secondary School in North West who placed second; and Mr Gerhardus Malan of ...

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DRAFT-Department of Basic Education launching Digital Learning Framework

The Department of Basic Education is on the cusp of formalising its Professional Development Framework for Digital Learning.  This Framework for Digital Learning is seen as a means to provide a fresh approach to the professional development of teachers and to provide support to  stakeholders using digital tools and content resources for improved learning outcomes and higher learner attainment in the curriculum. Professional Development Framework for Digital Learning   ...

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National Senior Certificate Schools Report

The National Senior Certificate results were officially announced 4th January 2018. In a data-driven global environment, it becomes crucial for all of us involved in education to reflect on our practice, evaluate the good, the bad and the ugly and then think through a plan to address the challenges. Read the full School performance Report 2017 for an in depth analysis and see what you can do to change for the better. ...

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