Connected Schools: Lessons learnt in developing a future-fit classroom. Sponsored by Telkom.
“On 28 June 2023, responsible business consultancy Trialogue hosted a webinar on the lessons learnt in developing a future-fit classroom. The webinar unpacked key learnings from Telkom’s Connected Schools programme with a specific focus on enhancing learner resilience through psychosocial support and ICT support for educators. The panellists included Sarah Mthintso (Head of Telkom Foundation), Omashani Na...Read more
Hey everyone, are you ready to unleash your creativity and learn new skills in coding and robotics? If yes, then don’t miss this amazing opportunity to join our workshop on coding and robotics!
This workshop is designed for anyone who wants to explore the exciting world of coding and robotics, whether you are a beginner or an expert. You will learn how to code and program robots using different tools and platforms, such as Scratch, Micro: Bit, LEGO, and more. You will also discover how codin...Read more
The Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) is a project that assesses reading comprehension and monitors trends and indicators of growth in reading literacy at five-year intervals. South Africa participated in the PIRLS 2021 study, which was the first international large-scale assessment to report achievement trends after successfully collecting data during the COVID-19 pandemic. South Africa was one of three African countries to participate, and the only one from the Sub-Saharan re...Read more
In this blog, SchoolNet South Africa extends the conversation about the Pedagogy of Play by exploring playful learning as showcased in the ICT4RED Teacher Professional Development Course offered to educators.
In each of the ten modules offered in the course, teachers learn about digital content, use of digital technologies and importantly focus on how to embed innovative teaching strategies, and relevant assessment tools to create interesting learning opportunities that embed the joy into learning for ...Read more
In the month of October, SchoolNet South Africa launched the #SupportOurTeachers mini-campaign. The #SupportOurTeachers mini-campaign coincided with Teacher Appreciation Month, World Teachers’ Day on 5 October, and Mental Health Awareness for the duration of the month.
The mini-campaign aimed to raise awareness of building strong support structures for teachers to be confident when using technology. The question of well-being and wellness are equally important in the conversation of building strong sup...Read more
For any learner, the time for writing the final examination is both thrilling and nerve-racking. If you feel overwhelmed, take a break and breathe.
SchoolNet South Africa conveys its good wishes to learners sitting for the 2022 matric examinations. It is important to believe in yourself. Hard work through studying and preparing for the subjects you are going to write, is important to reach your goals.
The journey leading up to this time of writing your examination has had it up and down moments. Focus on ...Read more
SchoolNet South Africa wishes to invite you to a dialogue titled: The Pedagogy of Play, Coding and Robotics, and Technology in Education. The event is going to be held at The Forge, 87 De Korte St, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, 2001. It starts at 14:30 pm to 16:00 pm on Friday, 28 October 2022.
For the month of October, SchoolNet South Africa is running a #SupportOurTeachers campaign, and this dialogue forms part of our activities for the month. We have invited well-esteemed guests to explore how and whet...Read more
By SchoolNet South Africa
Date: 12 October 2022
The #SupportOurTeachers campaign seeks to raise awareness about the importance of building strong support structures for teachers. Teaching is one of the most rewarding and challenging professions.
Whilst teachers shape young minds, inspire children to greatness, and play pivotal roles in the life of a child, teachers also experience many stressors. Demanding curriculum, administration, lack of resources, viole...Read more
Mental Health and Well-Being of Teachers Webinar by SchoolNet South Africa
With October being Teacher Appreciation Month, SchoolNet South Africa is running a campaign #SupportOurTeachers. The campaign aims to raise awareness of the importance of building strong support structures for teachers to be confident when using technology.
However, the question of teacher well-being cannot be separated from the conversation of building strong support structures for teachers. For this reason, Scho...Read more
Teacher Appreciation Month
Teachers are an important pillar of our society. They nurture children to do well and succeed in life and the world. But far too often they do not get the support, appreciation and respect they deserve for the daily pastoral care they provide to our learners
So, October 5, is World Teachers’ Day which aims to dedicate time to appreciate teachers for all the wonderful work they do in and out of the classroom to encourage our learners to be their best selves.
Closer to home, S...Read more