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3:50
Wednesday

GovChat gets global recognition with UNICEF partnership

The citizen engagement platform signs a partnership deal with UNICEF to advance child protection, youth engagement and social policy initiatives.

3:30

UP alumni, postgraduate students launch digital school

University of Pretoria’s postgraduate students and Wits researchers develop Wingu Academy to support schools, tutoring centres and home-schoolers.

4:10
30 Jul

Academic urges student discounts from telcos, device-makers

Professor Veronica McKay says the industry has a social responsibility to assist students and should broaden discounted offerings to empower students.

3:00

Microsoft, Gijima launch AI varsity programme for graduates

The Central University of Technology has set up an artificial intelligence programme to help graduates create the next generation of intelligent solutions.

2:20

SA Computer Olympiad goes ahead online

The Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa is still accepting entrants for this year’s online computer programming challenge.

3:50

Siya Kolisi partners with iStore to drive digital learning

Apple’s iStore SA collaborates with iSchoolAfrica and Springboks captain Siya Kolisi to support matrics with e-learning kits and run online workshops.

1:50
27 Jul

Olympiad to go ahead online

The first round of the South African Programming Olympiad will run from 27-31 July.

2:00

Student Build Conference calls for speakers

The inaugural Student Build Conference aims to connect youth in IT through the lockdown

4:10

Crimson’s private online high school comes to SA

The global online education consultancy firm expands its offering in SA, making it possible for learners to enrol in the Crimson Global Academy.

1:20

InterSystems introduces certification programme

The certification programme for HealthShare HealthConnect and InterSystems IRIS offers exams and digital credentials to prove competency with its products and technologies.

3:50

University of Pretoria, CSIR to accelerate smart cities initiatives

The partnership agreement will see the CSIR and University of Pretoria work on the development of SA’s smart transport and smart cities projects.

2:30

Coding, robotics curriculum for Grade R-9 edges forward

The Department of Basic Education plans online teacher-training for its coding and robotics curriculum as the COVID-19 scourge continues.