MTN Online School brings education and opportunity to SA’s youth
The free online portal provides a comprehensive digital curriculum for grades R-12 and additional features like video lessons, assessments and extra-tuition lessons for grade 10 to 12 learners.
MTN invests R12m in online school, calls for more spectrum
Africa’s biggest telco collaborates with the Department of Basic Education to establish an online school to address the 21st century learning needs of scholars.
Teachers invited to join coding and robotics workshop
The University of Johannesburg, in collaboration with several partners, will host a virtual workshop to upskill teachers in coding and robotics skills.
Sci-tech centre to enhance ECape's innovation prospects
The science and innovation department opens a new science centre in Cofimvaba, Eastern Cape, to support maths, science and tech education.
Free coding, robotics bootcamps for grade seven learners
South African private education group Curro prepares to host free coding and robotics bootcamps at some of its schools in Gauteng and Western Cape.
Learning initiative to enhance teachers’ coding, robotics skills
The University of Johannesburg’s TechnoLab helps upskill teachers with free robotics and coding workshops.
Vodacom, DBE unite to fight bullying in schools
The mobile operator and the Department of Basic Education tackle school violence by deploying psycho-social professionals in schools across the country.
No report cards for learners as DBE fails to update software
Learners at public schools will not be able to get their first term reports following software glitches at the Department of Basic Education.
Standard Bank donates ICT equipment to visually-impaired learners
The bank provides visually-impaired learners at Thiboloha Special School in the Free State with R500 000 worth of specialised assistive devices.
Coding, robotics curriculum pilot to finally get going in 2021
Plans are well under way to roll out the Department of Basic Education’s coding and robotics curriculum, reveals president Cyril Ramaphosa.
Online learning must be central to SA’s future education system
Industry experts weigh in on SA’s education system, advising stakeholders to consider blended models of teaching and learning as the pandemic continues.