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Digital Support Specialists Visit the Largest Assemblers and Distributors of ICT Products in South Africa

Telkom Connected Project support specialists have been working diligently in keeping the schools running effectively as they monitor and assist with technical issues, and internet connectivity as well as keeping the schools’ computer labs, teachers’ laptops, and students’ tablets up to date and working. However, this comes with its own set of challenges, hence the need for Telkom, SchoolNet SA, Feature IT, and Mustek to come on board and offer the Digital Support Specialists a technical...

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A Community and School in Witbank Goes Online

Witbank Primêre Skool gets an ICT Lab! A hidden gem, called Witbank, lies in a farm area, 140 Kilometres away from Poffader, in the Northern Cape Province. The small community of Witbank consists of approximately 500 people and has been in existence for 112 years! Though the community has been in existence for such a long time, there have been limited work and learning opportunities in the community. At the heart of the community lies Witbank Primêre Skool, a multigrade farm school that caters to Grade...

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Expand your Business with Free Grow with Google Training

Do you want your business to show up when people search for it online? Are you looking for your business to stand out and connect with customers for free ? or are you planning to reach a bigger customer base using Google Ads? SchoolNet South Africa in partnership with Google Digital Skills for Africa is offering FREE training for businesses that want to explore tools and solutions to help their business grow. The training will explore tools such as Google Ads, Google Analytics, and Google my Business, a t...

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Commonwealth Digital Education Leadership Training in Action (C-DELTA)

SchoolNet South Africa in collaboration with the Commonwealth of Learning (COL) would like to invite teachers and students to take part in a Free Commonwealth of Digital Education Leadership Training in Action (C-Delta) programme. The C-Delta course is accredited with the South African Council for Educators (SACE) with 40 CPTD Points that can go towards teachers’ professional development points. The C-DELTA programme provides a framework for fostering digital learning and developing skilled citizens...

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South African Digital Resources and Tools that helps with Teaching and Learning

Teachers are always looking for digital resources to make teaching and learning fun and inspiring. We have taken the time to make your time as a teacher easier by doing the research for you and finding free digital resources that can help you in the classroom. 1. e-classroom The sites consist of CAPS-related worksheets for Grade R-6 which are mainly in English (and Afrikaans) but are currently being translated into the other South African languages. 2. Thunderbolt Kids This site is part of Siyavula and c...

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Take Action to Build a Better World – Ciena Solutions Challenge

Are your students’ changemakers? Do your students use technology to make a change? Do your students what to make positive changes in their communities? Why not enter the #CienaChallenge and showcase Africa’s young talent? The Ciena Solutions Challenge is a global design challenge inviting middle and high school students (aged 11-19) to design solutions to real problems and take action to build a better world. The Ciena Solutions Challenge invites students around the world to use Challenge Bas...

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Attend a Grow with Google Training led by SchoolNet South Africa

SchoolNet South Africa in partnership with Google Digital Skill for Africa is offering FREE online marketing training to enhance your digital skills in order to grow your business Please note that this is the last set of Training for the year 2021. Google Training Name Date Time YouTube Link Use marketing tools and social media to grow your business online 16 November 2021 13:00 – 14:00 https://bit.ly/3oBnK0l Make Google my business work for you 17 November 2021 16:00 – 17:00 https:/...

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5 Resources for Educators and Highlights from Microsoft Reimagine

  Picture credit: Microsoft Reimagine Microsoft Reimagine is an online event that explores innovative ways to support inclusive learning for K-12 (Grade 0-12) students. It is a digital experience where educators get to re-envision unique ways to use technology and explore new possibilities to enhance teaching and learning for students. The event explored multiple education solutions for schools to use in order to empower educators. Some of the solutions shared were the new edition of Windows 11 (Wind...

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C-delta – Commonwealth Learning Programme

SchoolNet SA is eager to support our teachers with professional development on the international certification called the Commonwealth Digital Education Leadership Training in Action (C-DELTA). This programme is offered to all 54 Commonwealth countries and provides a framework for fostering digital learning and developing skilled citizens for lifelong learning. The goal of this programme is to highlight competencies and skills needed to be a digital leader and to be a positive influencer for the use of di...

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