Today we honour and remember our late colleague, Mr Saul Pila for his amazing work and contribution in the ICT in Education space as our #throwbackthursday. You may be gone but your hard work and dedication will forever live with us. Saul started on the e-learning journey with SchoolNet South Africa back in the early 2000s. Since then his engagement in Teacher Professional Development and Training, as well as with our hundreds of teachers throughout the country have been invaluable. His contribution to on...Read more
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What is this about?
In order to both support youth media making broadly in iEARN and build on the experiences of educators and students from AdobeYouthVoices, iEARN-USA is announcing an iEARN ProjectsProduction and Exhibition Mini-GrantsProgram open to the entire network.
Any iEARN participants who are facilitating an iEARN project or who are participating in an iEARN project and would like to support a productio...Read more
This is a message from Lisa Jobson from Adobe Youth Voices and we are posting it as a reminder to all our Adobe Youth Voice educators in South Africa. The Adobe Youth Voices Creative Educator Award application deadline has been extended to September 18th. Educators selected for this Award will receive a one year Creative Cloud license (up to 25 devices) to help advance your youth media program.
All active Adobe Youth Voices educator in iEARN are encouraged to take a few minutes to review the a...Read more
From all corners of the globe came powerful stories and images sharing youth perspectives on local issues. We are now pleased to announce the creative work chosen for First, Second, and Audience Awards in each category of the 2015 Adobe Youth Voices Awards. Congratulations to the youth artists who collaborated on the winning projects and to everyone who took part in creating media with purpose this year. See the projects ›
1st prize: Making Light in Tbilisi — San Francisco, California, ...Read more
Submitted by Omashani Naidoo
This is a message from iEARN about the upcoming conference in Brazil. A reminder that all south african AYV teachers who submit learners media projects have a chance of going to this conference and will have all conference, travel, and accommodation expenses paid…
The iEARN Brazil Conference team is working hard to prepare the programs for the 2015 Conference and Youth Summit which will be hosted in Brasília, Brazil, which will be held at the Centro de Convenções Ullys...Read more
What is the Adobe Youth Voices project?
Adobe Youth Voices (AYV) engages talented educators of middle- and high-school-age youth (ages 13 – 18) in a year-long professional development and support program. Educators enhance their teaching strategies, gain new skills, and collaborate with like-minded educators and youth media experts to enable young people to express themselves using digital tools and to create media with a personally meaningful purpose. Educators from participating sites join a glob...Read more
Adobe Photoshop Elements and Adobe Premiere are two great programmes to use in the classroom for media making activities. This is an invitation to join a guided tour of the Adobe Premiere Elements workspace by joining in a series of webinars. The sessions are open to all and will be held online in the iEARN Adobe Youth Voices Connect Room at http://iearn.adobeconnect.com/ayv.
How to join the webinars
To convert the times below to your local time zone, see: http://www.timeanddate.com/wor...Read more
Calling South African teachers using iPads in class. This is a message SchoolNet received from Adobe Youth Voices yesterday to pass on to you:
”We have a fantastic opportunity to have students help create sample videos for the new Adobe Premiere Clip app. The videos will be features as examples to all who use the app. Attached are three types of templates – family dish, video letter, and share a talent. (Download these at this link – Adobe Premier Clip template types).
It would ...Read more
Are you a teacher that likes to use the media with your 13-19 year old students? If so, please think about joining our upcoming Adobe Youth Voices programme with a group of students – even if you need to form an after school club in order to do this. The great thing about it is that you’ll learn to create media with the free products and free online training from Adobe headquarters that we supply. All teachers and learners who meet all expectations will go into a prize draw to win gr...Read more
18th April is the closing date
There are only 4 more days for educators in South Africa to submit youth-produced media to the Adobe Youth Voices Aspire Awards. All media must be submitted online through the Adobe Youth Voices Awards site – http://youthvoices.adobe.com/awards/submissions.
Who can enter
Please help to spread the word to educators in your countries – the competition is open to all. If the educators are part of your official AYV network program, please be sure they log...Read more