Basic education dept provides teacher-support via WhatsApp
The Department of Basic Education rolls out a WhatsApp-enabled mentorship tool, TeacherConnect, for the teaching community.
ICT tenders: National Treasury considers education tec
National Treasury is looking at ICT for learning and teaching.
DigiCampus throws weight behind Woza Matrics programme
The Department of Basic Education partners with e-learning company DigiCampus, to support matric learners with television and e-learning content.
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.
Advocacy trust withdraws MTN zero-rating court case
DG Murray Trust withdraws its court action against MTN after the telco complied with its demand to zero-rate local educational Web sites.
Online learning material available via 197 zero-rated sites
The Department of Basic Education reiterates that zero-rated online resources are available to support learning at home.
COVID-19 exposes SA’s digital fractures, inequality
The impact of the coronavirus pandemic unmasks the defects in South Africa’s digital economy, which could be turned into opportunities if tackled now.
Non-profit Section27 intros educational resources directory
The online resources gateway gathers and maps SA’s educational programmes currently available on television, radio and online.
Government makes provision for virtual learning during lockdown
The ICT and education departments join forces to minimise disruption to the education system during the COVID-19 lockdown.
Cell C’s cyber bullying offensive reaches high schools
Phase two of Cell C’s cyber safety programme will equip 80 high schools with online safety awareness education.