The Telkom Foundation announced its major investment in education earlier this year when it pledged more than R 200 million over the next five years to contribute towards improving the quality of teaching and learning with a specific focus on Mathematics, Science, English and Technology in disadvantaged communities. The programme is being rolled out in five Ga-Rankuwa schools in Tshwane West, Gauteng and will expand to two schools in Despatch, in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape. The schools in Ga-Ranku...Read more
The SchoolNet SA conference covers a number of themes that focus on digital learning in the Foundation, GET and FET schooling phases. Delegates can expect to attend three days of professional development, hands-on workshops and inspiring keynotes – all of which are all covered in the ticket price, inclusive of teas and lunches and a special birthday celebration event. Consult our conference website for more information www.schoolnet.org.za/conference2017
Whilst we are sure that the conference...Read more
In addition to the great line up of three international speakers who will be presenting at the SchoolNet SA conference, we are just as excited to be showcasing extraordinary South African teachers, and their projects and experiences of using technology in the classroom, so the students can go to school for broadcasting and learn in a virtual way.
Sariejtie Musgrave of HigherEdPartnersSA in conjunction with the University of the Free State will be presenting the keynote presentation entitled “Anywhere, a...Read more
The SchoolNet SA ICT in the Classroom conference at Brescia House School in Bryanston, Johannesburg is just around the corner – on 5-7 October. We’d love you to attend as a participant, presenter or exhibitor, there will be also be sponsor with their products as famous juicers and others. If you have not registered yet, please do so as soon as possible to get the discounted price. Delegates who register before 31 August 2017 will pay R1 000 per person including VAT. Registrations from 1 Se...Read more
We are thrilled to announce that Ollie Bray from the UK, has been confirmed as a keynote speaker for the SchoolNet SA conference.
Ollie’s career in education spans over twenty years. During this time he has been a teacher, head of department, senior government adviser and school leader. In recent years this has included a four year secondment to the Scottish Government as their National Adviser on Emerging Technologies for Learning. He is currently Headteacher at Kingussie High School located within...Read more
The SchoolNet SA ICT in the Classroom conference is just around the corner – in early October. If you have not registered yet, please do so as soon as possible to get the discounted price. Delegates who register before 31 August 2017 will pay R1 000 per person including VAT. Registrations from 1 September 2017 will be at a rate of R1 140 per person including VAT. Presenters, whose speaker proposals are accepted for the conference, will have their conference fee waived. So if you would l...Read more
We are thrilled to announce that Stephen Reid, director and creative genius of Immersive Minds has been confirmed as a keynote speaker for the SchoolNet SA conference.
Stephen will be presenting the keynote address entitled “Emerging Technology in Education” at the conference opening on 5 October 2017. This session will explore how teachers can use a range of tools including Minecraft: Education Edition, Sketchfab, TinkerCAD, 3DPrinting, VR, 360 cameras, OneNote, 3D Paint and more in creative and e...Read more
We are delighted to announce that that Peter Rafferty from the UK, has been confirmed as a keynote speaker for the SchoolNet SA conference. Up until 2016 Peter Rafferty was a primary school teacher and digital leader at Green Park Primary School just outside Liverpool in the UK. As well as being a successful and enthusiastic teacher, he was at forefront of educational blogging in the UK starting the www.greenparkschool.org.uk blog in 2005. This early adoption of technologies to support teaching and l...Read more
MIE Experts are part of an exclusive Microsoft program created to recognize global educator visionaries who are using technology to improve teaching and learning. Outstanding MIE Experts from South Africa and Lesotho are selected to attend Education Exchange (E2) events both locally and internationally; they participate in webinars to boost their own skills; they feature in case studies, blogposts and webinars; and they are part of a local and international community of teachers who share ideas and best p...Read more
We are pleased to announce that SchoolNet SA will be holding an ICT in the Classroom Conference this year. We’d like to invite you to consider attending as a participant, a presenter or an exhibitor. SchoolNet SA will be celebrating 20 years of leading change in ICT integration for teaching and learning. This celebration will culminate at our national conference which will be held at Brescia House School in Bryanston, Gauteng from 5th- 7th October 2017. At least 500 teachers and Education Departme...Read more