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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.

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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.

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South Africa’s maths, science scores still lag behind

The latest stats from the “Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study” show limited progress in both these key subjects.

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Public urged to participate in online book club

The National Reading Coalition and partners gear up to host the first virtual book club reading session on 14 December.

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Technology helps ‘democratise’ education system

Technology has been a critical enabler in democratising decision-making in the education sector, says New Leaders Foundation’s Ayanda Mtanyana.

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Sep 29, 2020

SA learners, teachers invited to apply for free coding courses

Coding skills development initiative CodeJIKA invites high school learners and teachers to apply for free coding and Web development training courses.

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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.

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ICT tenders: National Treasury considers education tec

National Treasury is looking at ICT for learning and teaching.

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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.

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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.

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Jul 23, 2020

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.

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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.

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