Expand your Business with Free Grow with Google Training

Do you want your business to show up when people search for it online? Are you looking for your business to stand out and connect with customers for free ? or are you planning to reach a bigger customer base using Google Ads? SchoolNet South Africa in partnership with Google Digital Skills for Africa is offering FREE training for businesses that want to explore tools and solutions to help their business grow. The training will explore tools such as Google Ads, Google Analytics, and Google my Business, a t...

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Attend a Grow with Google Training led by SchoolNet South Africa

  Join SchoolNet South Africa in partnership with Google for FREE workshops to grow your skills, career, or business. Google Training Name Date Time YouTube Link Business profile on Google 6 August 2021 16:00 – 17:00 https://bit.ly/3j77xNn Create your digital marketing strategy  11 August 2021 16:00 – 17:00 https://bit.ly/2XOuo8b Use Google workspaces for your business 12 August 2021 16:00 – 17:00 https://bit.ly/3yiNos9 Make Google my business work for you  18 August 20...

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Three South African students named Finalists in Google Science Fair 2016 Competition

Submitted by Omashani Naidoo Sixteen year old South African, Kiara Nirghin, has won the Community Impact Award and just been named the Regional Winner for Africa and Middle East in the Google Science Fair 2016 competition. The Community Impact Awards honour five projects that make a difference students community by addressing an environmental, health or resource challenge. Each winner is awarded $1,000 in an educational scholarship and a 12 month mentorship programme from a Google Science Fair partne...

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You’re invited VIRTUALLY to the fifth annual Google Science Fair on 21 September at Mountain View, California!

Here is a message from Google to teachers. The Science fair applications from students all around the world have been narrowed down to 20 global finalists. It’s amazing that we can be invited virtually to the event! “Hi educators, Thank you for supporting your young scientists as they submitted projects to this year’s Google Science Fair! From purifying water with corn cobs to transporting Ebola antibodies through silk, all of the projects submitted this year all tackled problems using inventive...

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Google’s Computational Thinking MOOC for teachers and CS First Club for children

This is a message from Google South Africa: “As teachers we are continually looking for areas to grow in, Google has created a Computational Thinking MOOC which is free for teachers, we would love you to sign up and do the course! The course should between 10 and 30 hours to complete and is open until the end of September. Here is more information about it: Computational Thinking to grow as a teacher Get started now with Computational Thinking for Educators, an online course where you will learn ...

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Computational Thinking for Educators – free Open Online Google course starting on 15th July

  Information about this free Open Online Google course was posted in our GEG South Africa community so we’re reposting it here. Google, in collaboration with representatives from leading educational and scientific platforms, is offering a free online open course on computational thinking. Computational thinking is not restricted solely to computer applications but applies to any other discipline or content area that requires thinking and problem solving. In this sense, computational thinking ...

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Google is looking for SA teachers to help them test a new Google course… Interested? (There is a reward!)

This is a message from Victor Udoewa from Google “We are looking for teachers to help us test a new, Google online course. It only requires 30-60 minutes of your time, and we’ll do it over Hangouts. We are especially looking for non-computer science and non-ICT teachers. What? We are creating a Computational Thinking online course that explains to educators what Computational Thinking is and gives examples on how to implement it in the classroom How can you help us?  Give us some of y...

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Try installing the extension ‘The Great Suspender’ to free up system resources when using Google Chrome…

Submitted by Fiona Beal This was good news today! ‘Magical Chrome extension puts tabs to sleep so they don’t kill your browser’. http://goo.gl/99K92W People are loyal to their web browsers, and I love Google Chrome with all it’s functionalities. But its tendancy to slow down one’s computer and drain memory is very frustrating!  So when I heard about ‘The Great Suspender’ extension I installed it immediately. https://goo.gl/OjWhr This extension claims to ‘automatically suspend u...

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EdTechTeam iOS and Google Summit South African Tour…This will be good! Reduced pricing!

We are pleased to announce the first EdTechTeam iOS in Education Summit (8 October 2015) and the EdTechTeam Google in Education Tour Cape Town Summit (9, 10 October) to be held at Parklands College in Cape Town. These high intensity one and two day events focus on deploying, integrating, and using Google Apps for Education, iOS and other digital learning tools to promote student learning in K-12 and higher education. The program features Google Certified Teachers, Google Apps for Education Certified Tr...

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All the recordings from the Google Education on Air Online conference on May 8 and 9, 2015

Google’s recent free online conference on May 8th and 9th was a HUGE two-day event with amazing speakers. What a great way to share information with the world of educators. All the recordings were uploaded by the next day! The 2015 Education on Air conference featured tens of thousands of registered educators from 185 countries. They had more than 100 sessions to choose from in the two-day event. Where to find the recordings The recordings can be found neatly organised at the following link:  ht...

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