CALLING ALL YOUNG WRITERS… ARE YOU THE 2020 WORD WARRIOR?

Every year, READ Educational Trust encourages budding young authors to challenge their creativity in the Word Warrior Competition. The 2019 competition yielded a high literary standard, making it difficult to pick the eventual winner. We are pleased to announce that Sivani Pillay from Kamalinee Primary School walked away with the ‘WORD WARRIOR 2019’ title, a R1000 cash prize and books to the value of R5000 for her school. Well done, Sivani! This year’s competition continues the focus on our furry he...

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Earn 35 CPTD SACE Endorsed Points: Register for the Commonwealth of Learning Digital Education Leadership Training in Action Course

Are you an Educator? . Do you want to gain 35 CPTD SACE endorsed Points? . Register for the Commonwealth of Learning Digital Education Leadership Training in Action course – an International Accredited course Offered by the Commonwealth of Learning in partnership with SchoolNet SA. . Register here https://cdelta.col.org/Register to complete the Course and Gain Your 35 CPTD SACE endorsed Point SchoolNet SA is eager to support our Teachers with professional development on the international ...

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Learning Circles – Collaboration and Professional Learning Opportunity

  Learning Circles – Register Now for September 30th Start! iEARN Learning Circles is a fantastic opportunity for K-12 iEARN educators and students to take part in a highly interactive and facilitated project experience among a small number of schools located throughout the world. There is a topic of interest for everyone in all grade levels. Participants will identify and implement a classroom project related to the theme, then gain input and feedback from partner classrooms before developin...

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Telkom Foundation Webinar Invitation

Telkom Foundation Webinar Invitation It is a great pleasure to invite you to the first of the Telkom Foundation webinar series. This esteemed series revolves around hosting insightful debates between learners involved in the Telkom High School Programme. There will be a total of six webinars, with one taking place each month until the end of 2020. The Telkom Foundation has had an immensely positive impact on several high schools and their students in the Tshwane district and the Eastern Cape over the las...

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Become a Master Trainer for the C-Delta programme!

Missed our C-Delta Training Webinar? No worries! Join Our Webinar Session Date: 16th July 2020, 4-5 PM RSVP HERE: https://bit.ly/2YLAq7w . What is C-Delta? The Commonwealth Digital Education Leadership Training in Action (C-DELTA) is a programme designed to promote a digital education environment. The goal is to develop leaders who can demonstrate how to use ICTs effectively and influence others around them to use digital technology appropriately and effectively for learning (and earning) a...

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Seeing is believing: A wonderful collection of YouTube video stories for young learners!

Reading Matters, a leading distributor, and supplier of educational books and resources in South Africa, is pleased to announce the addition of a wonderful collection of YouTube video stories for young learners, on their website! Established in 1997, Reading Matters has worked tirelessly at promoting language and literacy in South Africa alongside READ Educational Trust, a non-profit literacy organisation. The website, www.readingmatters.co.za, is filled with educational resources for parents, learners,...

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Become a Master Trainer for an International Accredited Course!

INVITATION TO ENROL FOR A FREE ONLINE COURSE The Commonwealth Digital Education Leadership Training in Action (C-DELTA) is a programme designed to promote a digital education environment. The goal is to develop leaders who can demonstrate how to use ICTs effectively and influence others around them to use digital technology appropriately and effectively for learning (and earning) and support sustainable development. What will I Benefit: Earn an International Certificate from the Commonwealth of Learning...

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Impact Story: Mr Maweya

SchoolNet SA hosted the very first Finding and Using Science Resources Webinar using Adobe connect on the 28th of April 2020. The idea behind the lesson was to take teachers through an online classroom using PhET interactive simulations. The interactive simulations lesson was not greatly attended mainly due to data constraints however; teachers who attended followed through and enjoyed the lesson. The teacher who stood out during the lesson was Mr. Maweya from NM Tsuene High School, who was greatly excit...

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Department of Basic Education COVID-19 Guides

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) has designed and released timely COVID-19 Guides for Teachers and Learners in Eight (8) Official Languages that provide ideas for how teachers, learners, and parents can deal with going back to school and learning during the lockdown. The guides aim to assist education stakeholders with COVID 19 protocols that can be observed during the phasing in of physical teaching and continued virtual learning. The DBE guides outline regulations on COVID-19 in the classroom, t...

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#FollowFriday Staff Feature: Mathapelo Sehume

Our #followfriday #friday feature #meetourstaff staff champion is a powerhouse, a woman on grace and strength, a believer of hard work and faith, a lover of traveling. She is a leader, a problem solver, a community builder and a direct and outspoken person, she is Mathapelo Sehume. Mathapelo officially started working for SchoolNet SA back in 2010 however her initial encounter with SchoolNet was in 2009 when she was an intern for an employability program called NFP ( New Futures Programme), this was a pro...

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