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#FollowFriday Staff Feature: Mduduzi Mndebele

Our #followfriday #fridayfeature #meetourstaff staff champion today is one of the most efficient hard working person Mduduzi Mndebele. Mduduzi has been working for SchoolNet SA for a year now, and he is loving his journey. He is a Digital Learning Support Specialist based in NM Tsuene Secondary School in Pretoria, Ga-Rankuwa. As a Learning Support Specialist, Mduduzi is dedicated to make a change in his community, he is driven by helping teachers and learners understand the value Technology can bring in t...

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#FollowFriday Staff Feature: Thabang Tshabalala

Our #followfriday #fridayfeature #meetourstaff staff champion is a man of few words, a man of wise words, a photographer who has an eye for creative and beautiful art, a person who believes that his actions makes him who he is, a man who is insync with his inner being and his thoughts, Thabang Tshabalala. Thabang has been working for SchoolNet for two amazing years, he is a Digital Support Specialist based in Ruabohlale Secondary School in Pretoria. Thabang mainly focuses on Digital Literacy and other I...

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Distance Learning Resources

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to increase daily in South Africa, and organisations, businesses, and corporates working remotely, we have gathered all the shared list of resources into one easily accessible blog with those relevant to the South African Curriculum at the top of the list, these resources can be implemented quickly and without any IT specialty. The resources focus on remote communication, content learning platforms, management systems, and reading platforms. Here is a curated li...

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#FollowFriday Staff Feature: Brenda Mohale

Our #followfriday #fridayfeature #meetourstaff staff champion today is our fabulous Queen Bee, Brenda Mohale. Brenda is our Support specialist coordinator, she makes sure that all our learners and teachers’ development are conducted well by our team of school support specialists. She encourages and monitors that teachers and learners are practicing ICT in the classrooms and developing digital skills on a daily basis. Brenda is an education enthusiast, she sparks curiosity in learners and jump-star...

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Teacher reflection on our C Delta course

SchoolNet is currently conducting C-Delta training at various schools across South Africa. We asked Busisiwe Mazibuko, the Business Studies and Economics teacher at Phendukani High school, to reflect on her C-Delta training.                  View this post on Instagram                         A post shared by SchoolNet SA (@schoolnetsa) on Feb 19, 2020 at 5:28am PST The purpose o...

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#FollowFriday Staff Feature: Ambesiwe Madolwana

Our #followfriday #fridayfeature #meetourstaff staff champion today is our lovely @siwe_madosco @ambe_madolz . She started working at SchoolNet in 2018, which makes it 3 years in March. She is a Digital Learning Support Specialist based in Khwezi Lomso Comprehensive school in Port Elizabeth. She is a hard worker, an inspiration to the community, a caring person, a woman of stature, an IT guru and very invested in her work. Ambesiwe is a trainer, who is passionate about working with learners and hel...

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#FollowFriday Staff Feature: Phindile Mavundla

  Our #followFriday #fridayfeature staff champion today is (@phindzi_m) Phindile Mavundla. She is a leader, peacemaker, problem solver and a community builder. She has been with @schoolnetsa for 10 amazing years. Phindile is not only a Project Leader, she is a trainer and a facilitator. As a project leader, she is responsible for planning and organising project workshops, finding trainers, making sure that teachers attend training and she diligently monitors progress and reporting. She provides tr...

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How to make a card or poster using PowerPoint

It is #sendacardtoafriendday on Friday and in preparation, we will look at a quick way to create a picture card or a poster, using PowerPoint, to share with our friends on social media.  As a demonstration, we will be creating a square card (see the picture above) to post to Instagram this coming Friday, but you can do any size you like (for instance, if you want to create a poster). You don’t have to stick to the normal landscape slide sizes!  So here are the quick steps:  Open PowerPoint on y...

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#FollowFriday staff Feature: Hlengiwe Mfeka 

Our #followfriday #ff staff star today is Hlengi Mfeka. (Twitter: hlengimfeka Instagram: hlengisnsa) Hlengi started as a part-time trainer way back in 2005. We realised that she is an amazing asset and she was asked to join the fulltime SchoolNet staff in as ICT Support Specialist and trainer in 2010. So this year is her 15th anniversary year with SchoolNet!  Halala Hlengi, ha-la-la! Hlengi is completely dedicated, not only to the organisation, but also to all the teachers whom she helps, supports and in...

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Siyavula- Get your groove on with Maths & Science!

Last year Schoolnet South Africa and Siyavula (https://www.siyavula.com/) embarked on a project to roll out Mathematics and Sciences eLearning services to a selection of Gauteng schools in partnership with the Gauteng Department of Education (GDE). Siyavula is an innovative educational technology organisation on a mission to create engaging, integrated, high-quality learning experiences for learners in Mathematics and Science. We were tasked to assist them in implementing their incredible platform at scho...

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