Learning Circles – Collaboration and Professional Learning Opportunity

  Learning Circles – Register Now for September 30th Start! iEARN Learning Circles is a fantastic opportunity for K-12 iEARN educators and students to take part in a highly interactive and facilitated project experience among a small number of schools located throughout the world. There is a topic of interest for everyone in all grade levels. Participants will identify and implement a classroom project related to the theme, then gain input and feedback from partner classrooms before developin...

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Please join in the iEARN Virtual Media Festival on Friday June 17th 3pm (UTC+2…)

iEARN is celebrating 10 years of the Adobe Youth Voices Program with a wonderful virtual media festival showcasing films, design work and other youth productions from the iEARN collaborative media projects. This is the culmination of the AYV inspired iEARN Media Production and Exhibition Mini-Grants.  This is a video conference event using Adobe Connect so all are invited to join virtually.  Details Date: Friday, June 17 at 1:00 pm UTC (9:00 am EST).  Register: Ple...

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Global Youth Challenge on Climate Change- Get Involved!! And Win Your Way to COP22

Submitted by Omashani Naidoo The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is seeking youth between 18 and 30 who are working on community or social action on Climate change. Why don’t you consider a project or campaign you are involved in to combat climate change, an action which convinced your parents, school or college to take climate action, a lobbying of your elected members of government or your city leaders. Whatever is making a difference, turn it into a snappy concise 3 minute vid...

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Brescia House announces a free ‘Redefining Learning’ TeachMeet on 9th June. Please join in…

Brescia House School in Johannesburg is having another one of it’s wonderful TeachMeets on Thursday 9th June at 3pm. Please visit their website at http://www.brescia.co.za/teachmeets-2016 to register. This is an opportunity for teachers, librarians, coordinators, heads & IT managers interested in innovation in teaching & learning to learn and share classroom ideas. ...

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Join an exciting free Maths Day this Saturday 14th May at Grove Primary, Cape Town

    This was an email from Lyn Ross advertising an exciting Maths Day on 14th May. “Hi Primary School Teachers! In a unique collaboration between Matific, Sharp Calculators  and Living Maths, we are excited to present the Cape Town MathsDay being held at The Grove Primary School on Saturday morning, 14 May 2016. We have packed the morning with great presentations and interactive workshops, with loads of free giveaways ...

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GEG West Coast invites you to a Google Educator Group event ‘Share, Show & Tell’ on Tues 26th May

Want to learn more about using Google Apps in your classroom? There is a great Google Educator Group event coming up in Cape Town… GEG West Coast invites you to their next Google Educator Group event  ‘Share, Show & Tell.’ They’d like to create a space where we can learn from, upskill and inspire one another with ideas around the use of Google Apps for Education. They therefore invite educators, school leaders and administrators, to come and share their experiences...

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The 2016 iEARN Conference and Youth Summit in Pune India takes place from 3rd – 8th July 2016.

You are invited to attend the 2016 iEARN Conference and Youth Summit in Pune India from 3rd – 8th July 2016. iEARN 2016 Conference Theme FOSTERING QUALITY IN EDUCATION Participants can present their papers or can conduct workshops or action research projects or share success stories of iEARN projects in the following areas: Schools and community  Teacher Development  Leadership in schools  Innovation and change  Quality standards in schools  Visioning practice in Sc...

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Are you participating in the Eno Treelympics 2016?

1 Jan – 25 September 2016. Join and help to plant 100 million trees by 2017. The ENO Programme organises the 3rd ENO Treelympics, olympiads for tree planting. They will last from 1 Jan to 25 Sep 2016. Their target is to plant 100 million trees by 2017, a pledge they made for Rio+20 Summit 2012. Sign up to participate on their website http://www.treelympics.org/.  Find their Facebook page to interact and tweet #enotreelympics. Africa needs mor...

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The Computer Olympiad’s talent search for 2016 has opened…

The Computer Olympiad (http://www.olympiad.org.za/)  has announced its new talent search for 2016. This is a great free contest for schools to consider. 1.           COMPUTATIONAL  THINKING Talent Search is a free contest to develop Computational Thinking; the kind of skill you need to take IT, CAT, Maths and Science.  At the same time it will identify learners with potential.  That is why many schools use it for sub...

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Bring Computer Science to your school – a message from Vidcode…

This is a message from Vidcode. It brings with it some great opportunities for teachers and classrooms in 2016. “President Obama recently announced Computer Science for All, a new initiative to bring computer science education to classrooms across the U.S. Vidcode is overjoyed that the White House has put their support behind computer science for every student! We’re thrilled to be part of this movement to empower all students to use and connect computer science with their friends and hobbies. ...

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