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Register for the SchoolNet SA Digital Learning Conference

We’re delighted to announce that Ollie Bray of the Lego Foundation and Dr Jacqueline Batchelor from the University of Johannesburg are confirmed as keynote speakers for the SchoolNet SA conference. If you haven’t yet booked your spot at the conference, please do so as soon as possible as we’ve extended the early bird rate until 31 May 2019. Bookings have also opened up for the hostel accommodation at Lebone II – College of the Royal Bafokeng. This is an affordable option for those looking for acc...

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SchoolNet appoints Omashani Naidoo its new Executive Director

Congratulations to Omashani Naidoo on her recent appointment as SchoolNet SA’s Executive Director. Omashani has been an integral part of SchoolNet for the past twelve years and we wish her well in her new role. We have faith that Omashani will continue to build on the successes and history of SchoolNet SA, taking on new challenges and adding her own flair to the organisation. SchoolNet SA’s outgoing Executive Director, Janet Thomson, will remain part of the SchoolNet SA family as a member of the Board. ...

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Professional Development and Support for New Nation School

Trevor Noah believes that  “the higher the level of education, the higher chance the youth have of creating a future for themselves and collectively, a better South Africa”.  SchoolNet SA was appointed to provide professional development and coaching to New Nations School in Vrededorp, Gauteng, which is being supported by Microsoft Philanthropies and the Trevor Noah Foundation. To date, school leaders have worked through our Change Leadership course to prepare for the installation of a new computer lab and tea...

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Excellence Celebrated at 19th National Teaching Awards

Congratulations to the winners of the Department of Basic Education 19th annual National Teaching Awards. SchoolNet SA is proud to sponsor attendance at our Digital Learning Conference as well as a SACE endorsed professional development workshop for the winners of the “Excellence in Technology Enhanced Teaching and Learning” category. The winners of this category were: Linford Molaodi (Limpopo) in first place, Tshegofatso Matjila (NorthWest) in second place and Kim Ranwell (Eastern Cape) in third place. Cong...

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