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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.


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.


Ramaphosa wants to prepare youth for digital age

The governing ANC puts skills development on its list of priorities, to equip youth with skills for the changing world.


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.


Coding, robotics curriculum in motion

The education department targets 1 000 schools to pilot its coding and robotics curriculum, as it looks to equip learners with the necessary skills to thrive in a digital society.


Govt still to determine impact of ICT in its schools

The improvement of learner performance in government schools with digital tools, as opposed to those that function without these smart devices, is called into question.


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.

Aug 16, 2019

Modernising SA-SAMS can improve data quality for schools

DBE has identified a need to replace SA-SAMS with a modern, Web-enabled, cloud-based technology platform.

Jul 9, 2019

Building skills to participate in 4IR

Connectivity is key to leveraging digital technologies in education, says Vino Govender, executive: Strategy, Mergers and Acquisition and Innovation for DFA.

Apr 25, 2019

SITA brings coding to Free State schools

The agency opens its first coding and software development academy in the Free State, as it steps up efforts to mainstream ICT in SA's education system.


Tech education start-up targets Free State schools

The Closed-loop Learner Network promises to place 20 000 fully-resourced e-learning tablets in the hands of Free State learners this year.

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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