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Digital school expands to TV as school calendar remains in limbo

With no back-to-school strategy in place for 13 million South African learners, the STEM Lockdown Digital School expands to two DStv channels.

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STEM Lockdown Digital School begins today

Africa Teen Geeks, in partnership with the Department of Basic Education, kick-starts its STEM Lockdown Digital School across social media platforms today.

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Back to school: Robotics, coding curriculum pushed back

The education department stalls on coding and robotics curriculum, planning to kick-start the pilot only at the beginning of the second term.

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DBE to use AI platform to support robotics curriculum

Virtual intelligence educational platform Ms Zora will be introduced in 70% of SA’s 24 000 government schools by 2023.

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Dec 12, 2019

Africa Teen Geeks founder scoops German IT Award

Lindiwe Matlali has become the first African to win Germany’s Digital Female Leader Award.

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Coding, robotics curriculum to go live in January

The Department of Basic Education will trial the curriculum starting January 2020, in Grade R-3 and Grade 7.

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Jun 20, 2019

Girl Geek Summit promises girl power

Africa Teen Geeks will host its inaugural Girl Geek Summit, inspiring 100 high school girls from disadvantaged communities to pursue STEM careers.

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Mar 13, 2019

SA develops coding, robotics curricula for Grade R-9

The curricula, set to be implemented next year, will prepare learners for the fourth industrial revolution.

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SA pupils scoop top award in Silicon Valley hackathon

The South African winning team, named 'Wakanda Vibes', scooped two awards at the #Hackathon4Justice challenge.

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Local pupils to participate in Silicon Valley hackathon

Ten high school students were selected to take part in the contest organised by Symantec, UNODC and Africa Teen Geeks.

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It's time to introduce coding in schools, says govt

The state considers implementing coding in schools to develop skills and future-proof the careers of young South Africans.

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Jun 5, 2018

Mechatronics, coding and robotics initiative for schools

Africa Teen Geeks and the Gauteng education department will introduce these skills in Tshwane schools from January 2019.

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