Intel® She Will Connect program aims to close the Internet gender gap, connecting millions of girls and women to opportunity. Women throughout the world are alike in being marginalized in many instances and the She Will Connect program aims to address these issues through providing digital literacy skills to women and girls. Showing women and girls the potential of the web will showcase ways in which women and girls can uplift themselves. It is to this end that Intel would like to expand the She Will Co...Read more
This group of first time user teachers in the Port Sheptsone District have been loving the Intel Getting Stared training conducted by Nomty Gaba from SchoolNet.
The training for educators around Port Shepstone District started from the 12th to the 16th January 2015 from 09:00 – 16:00 hrs. There were 20 educators who attended Intel Getting Started course. All participants had no skills and they were first time users. Educators were from Thenjani, Imfume and Magabheni areas. The training i...Read more
Intel has produced a range of reference design devices for the classroom – a 2-in1 laptop/tablet, stand-alone tablet with stylus, and a classroom notebook. Intel South Africa country manager Videsha Proothveerajh is in the ‘Goldstuck on Gadgets’ studio to discuss the company’s foray into hardware created to educational use.
The Department of Communications, in partnership with Department of Basic Education has been rolling out end-to-end ICT solutions to selected 1650 schools. Telkom SA has been selected to provide the installations and equipment to the participating schools in the country. As part of the complete solution which includes internet access (education site only), hardware (computer equipment) and training to schools. The Department has a Memorandum of Understanding with Intel South Africa to provide free teache...Read more
The Intel Easy Steps course was developed to help people in rural communities gain Digital Literacy skills. Intel’s aim is to promote this course to help ensure that women, in particular, gain skills that allow them to understand how technology can improve their awareness of the world at large; and understand how to encourage Digital literacy in their homes and in their immediate community.
In this new project Intel SA has joined forces with the Department of Communications to promote Digital literacy...Read more
Submitted by Omashani Naidoo from SchoolNet
The Department of Communications in partnership with the Department of Basic Education has been rolling out end-to-end ICT solutions to selected schools. The selected schools each receive 20 laptops with sponsored connectivity. Telkom SA supplied the laptops and the equipment for internet connectivity for each of the 1650 schools. Intel South Africa is sponsoring teacher training on the provided equipment and SchoolNe...Read more
Submitted by Omashani Naidoo from SchoolNet
Intel has been conducting training for teachers around South Africa using SchoolNet to conduct the training. Here are reports on how the training progressed at two of the schools.
Marotse Primary School
This school lies in Atameleng in the North West province. It received sponsorship of computer hardware and an interactive whiteboard through MTN. This venue also has stable connectivity even when all users are connected simultaneously. Eighteen teachers att...Read more
Intel SA recently donated 40 classmate computers with full wifi to Muzomuhle Primary School, a public sector school in Diepsloot West. The classmate computers are pre-installed with the Department of Basic Education’s interactive workbooks and a teacher console that will help with classroom management and administration. The school has a population of 1854 learners and the school decided that they would start implementation in the seven grade 3 classes.
SchoolNet SA will help the 52 teac...Read more
Zamuthule Primary School is situated in Mpophomeni Township in the KZN Midlands. The school has a total number of 14 educators including the principal Mr P Ngema. A total number of 37 netbooks, one teacher laptop and a wireless internet connection were all sponsored by Mustek. Furthermore Mustek requested that SchoolNet SA conduct a Teacher Professional Development for all educators at the school.
More than 90% of the teachers ha...Read more
On 7 November 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa, Intel South Africa launched the Intel Explore and Learn Marketplace. This is great news for South African educators and learners. This post focuses on the report provided by Intel South Africa.
What is the Intel Explore and Learn Marketplace?
This is a new education solution that provides access to a vast repository of free and low-cost digital text books and learning resources. The solution, designed for learners of all ages, provides rich, interac...Read more