Become a Master Trainer for the C-Delta programme!

Missed our C-Delta Training Webinar? No worries! Join Our Webinar Session Date: 16th July 2020, 4-5 PM RSVP HERE: https://bit.ly/2YLAq7w . What is C-Delta? The Commonwealth Digital Education Leadership Training in Action (C-DELTA) is a programme designed to promote a digital education environment. The goal is to develop leaders who can demonstrate how to use ICTs effectively and influence others around them to use digital technology appropriately and effectively for learning (and earning) a...

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Become a Master Trainer for an International Accredited Course!

INVITATION TO ENROL FOR A FREE ONLINE COURSE The Commonwealth Digital Education Leadership Training in Action (C-DELTA) is a programme designed to promote a digital education environment. The goal is to develop leaders who can demonstrate how to use ICTs effectively and influence others around them to use digital technology appropriately and effectively for learning (and earning) and support sustainable development. What will I Benefit: Earn an International Certificate from the Commonwealth of Learning...

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This is what dedication looks like

December, a festive season, and usually a time for holiday planning was spent in a flurry of activity for SchoolNet. In partnership with SYSPRO and the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services (DTPS), SchoolNet facilitated workshops to over two hundred and fifty (250) youth and community members in three provinces. Workshops were hosted in Gauteng (Yeoville, Dobsonville, and Alexandra), Limpopo (Lephalale) and KwaZulu Natal (Eshowe and Madadeni). The Digital skills and Literacy programme as ...

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Commonwealth of Learning Teacher Futures: Success Stories from Amathole

SchoolNet SA has been working with teachers and school leaders from ten schools in the Amathole District in the Eastern Cape as part of the Commonwealth of Learning Teacher Futures programme. Teacher Futures strives to develop teaching and learning communities of practice (COP) for the purpose of scaling up in-service teachers’ digital knowledge and skills and to assist them in providing quality and sustainable education in the Eastern Cape schools. With these goal in mind, teachers from the part...

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ISPA SuperTeacher Finalists recognized for outstanding uses of technology to enhance education

Ten teachers have been selected as finalists in the Internet Service Providers Association’s (ISPA) SuperTeacher Competition based on a project or lesson that showcases their skills in using digital tools to enhance classroom teaching. Anel Flack The following finalists, representing six different provinces, will travel to Johannesburg to be part of iWeek, the Internet industry conference and exhibition which is taking place at the Indaba hotel from 26 – 28 August 2019:  Louise Fu...

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Intel’s ‘She Will Connect’ Program reaches 5 million African Women

The Intel® ‘She Will Connect’ program was launched in September 2013 with the aim of reducing the internet gender gap and reaching 5 million women in Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa over five years. The milestone of reaching 5 million women across Africa was celebrated at a gala event at the iconic Liliesleaf Farm in Rivonia on 24 October 2018. SchoolNet SA was recognized as one of the lead partners of the initiative, with Suraj Shah, the Intel Africa Program Director, thanking SchoolNe...

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Tshwane West Interns boost their technical support skills

During the October school break, 32 of the 42 Tshwane West interns attended a two day workshop. The intention of this session was to provide the interns with some strategies and resources that they can use when supporting teachers and learners with ICT integration and technical support. The sessions took place at the Thuto-Pele Education Centre in in Ga-Rankuwa. Whilst this centre had a computer lab, interns were encouraged to use their own laptops as these are the digital tools that they use at the sch...

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KZN Subject Advisors master skills for using Tablets in the Classroom

SchoolNet SA has been running a programme of professional development courses aimed at upskilling KwaZulu-Natal Subject Advisors to support teachers to make better use of digital tools as teaching and learning resources. To date, the GET subject advisors group have completed the ICT Skills for Teachers and using Digital Resources in the Classroom courses. In this blogpost we describe the first group of Subject Advisors Tablets in the Classroom course which took place in Bergville between 17 and 21 Septem...

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Access free productivity tool training from ThintiMillion

Many employers expect employees to have some basic knowledge of Word, PowerPoint and Excel, yet many school leavers have not had an opportunity to acquire these skills. Microsoft, in partnership with the Gauteng Department of eGovernment, is on a mission to train one million young people with basic Microsoft Office skills to increase their chances of finding employment and to upskill workers and learners. In a previous post we encouraged youth to access ThintiMillion and to complete the free onlin...

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Elfas Mcloud – Bringing hope to Africa through digital access

As a computer scientist, pastor and human rights activist, Elfas Mcloud Zadzagomo Shangwa’s passion is ensuring that every village girl in Africa connected to the internet. He believes that access to the internet will help girls to combat challenges that they face as a result of a lack of information. Elfas, who holds a diploma in Computer Science, currently heads up the ICT program at Step Ahead Primary School, where SchoolNet SA recently ran a YouthSpark workshop on basic coding skills. As a co...

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