Agnes Rasesemola – Spreading the reach of the SchoolNet Digital Learning Conference

The SchoolNet SA Digital Learning conference attracted almost 500 teachers who enjoyed three days of networking and learning new skills and tools for utilizing digital resources in their classrooms. We often wonder what ideas teachers implement after they have attended a conference; whether they pursue any conference connections; and the extent to which they share what they have learnt with colleagues. We were delighted to hear from Agnes Rasesemola, the principal of Sunrise View Secondary in Rustenbur...

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Access the resources for the SchoolNet SA 2019 Digital Learning Conference

The Royal Bafokeng Institute and the Lebone II College, in partnership with NorthWest Department of Basic Education, hosted the SchoolNet SA 2019 Digital Learning Conference between 26 and 28 June 2019. Four hundred and sixty eight delegates attended the conference, including teachers with a passion for digital learning, ICT coordinators and national and provincial eLearning officials. Conference attendees enjoyed three days of professional development aligned to the following conference themes: Digita...

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365Edu Events – Coming to Durban and Cape Town

365Edu Events, developed by teachers for teachers, take place around the world. They are hosted by the core 365Edu team and presenters include exemplary educators and Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts from the countries in which the events take place. Two 365Edu Events are coming to South Africa: The Durban event is taking place at Educor Education in Pinetown on Friday 12 October 2018 The Cape Town event is taking place at St Cyprians Girls School on Saturday 13 October 2018  These confe...

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NTA Winners attend Innovation Leadership ICTs in Education Conference

As part of the 2018 National Teachers Awards, SchoolNet SA sponsored the three winning teachers in the ICT Enhanced Education category to attend an educational conference of their choice. All three winners chose to attend the inaugural event of the Innovation Leadership ICTs in Education conference which was held at St Dominic’s Priory in Port Elizabeth on 25 and 26 June 2018. Furthermore, as part of the Microsoft YouthSpark project, we sponsored an additional five teachers from under-resourced schools...

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The BCX Disrupt Summit brings inspiration to Johannesburg

Recently on 16 – 17 November the inaugural BCX Disrupt Summit took place in Johannesberg, hosted in collaboration with BrainFarm, with the exhilarating Kyalami racetrack as the backdrop. Omashani from SchoolNet attended. The BCX Disrupt website advertised the event saying: “For the first time in Africa, the world’s greatest thinkers gathered on one stage, giving us a glimpse of a future brimming with opportunity.”   Listen to will.I.am announcing this inspirational event in this s...

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Great offers available for the SchoolNet SA conference 5-7 October 2017

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. Whilst we are sure that the conference is going to be excellent value for money, we know that many schools battle to fun...

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Ollie Bray from Scotland confirmed as keynote presenter for the SchoolNet SA ICT in the classroom conference 5-7 October

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 wi...

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Peter Rafferty confirmed as keynote presenter for the SchoolNet SA ICT in the Classsroom conference 5-7 October

We are thrilled to announce 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 learnin...

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Register for the SchoolNet SA ICT in the Classroom conference before 31 August 2017 – and pay the early bird fee

The SchoolNet SA ICT in the Classroom conference is just over two months away. If you have not registered yet, please do so as soon as possible to get the discounted price. Please note: 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 like to apply to pr...

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Stephen Reid confirmed as keynote presenter for the SchoolNet SA conference 5-7 October

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 an...

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