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South Africa: Green Smart Centre turns sun energy into education solutions

April 30, 2018 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: Green Smart Centre turns sun energy into education solutions

Education is key to economic growth and a country’s economic performance is directly linked to the skills of its workforce and the quality of its education system. Skills shortages and challenges in delivering quality education in rural areas in South Africa stresses the importance of smart education solutions for businesses, communities and the education...

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MiX Telematics sponsors iPad lab at Phelang School

MiX Telematics sponsors iPad lab at Phelang School

April 26, 2018 • Education, Southern AfricaComments Off on MiX Telematics sponsors iPad lab at Phelang School

MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, today announced the launch of an iPad Lab, in partnership with the Phelang School in Kwa-Thema Springs and ISchoolAfrica – donating some much-needed technology...

Nerd academy programme launches in the Karoo

Nerd academy programme launches in the Karoo

April 26, 2018 • Education, GeneralComments Off on Nerd academy programme launches in the Karoo

A nerd alert has been issued by the Karoo Tech Hub, an initiative run by video production company Piehole.tv in collaboration with ProcurementExpress.com. With an estimated 45% unemployment rate in the Eastern Cape, the tech hub has launched a free programme...

SqwidNet launches Universities Challenge in South Africa

SqwidNet launches Universities Challenge in South Africa

April 25, 2018 • Education, Internet of Things, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on SqwidNet launches Universities Challenge in South Africa

SqwidNet, the licensed SIGFOX IoT network operator in South Africa, has on Wednesday, 25 April 2018, announced the launch of its new technology competition for university students across South Africa. The challenge will kick-off on 25 April, with entries...

Limpopo learners wired for achievement in maths and science

Creating an e-learning strategy that works

April 25, 2018 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Creating an e-learning strategy that works

In a fast-paced digital world, the adoption of technology devices in African schools is at an all-time high. With education being a key foundation for Africa’s development, progress has been made over the past decade and according to a recent report by...

Ethiopia selected as first country to launch Global Digital Library

Ethiopia selected as the first country to launch Global Digital Library

April 25, 2018 • EducationComments Off on Ethiopia selected as the first country to launch Global Digital Library

The Global Book Alliance, which is comprised of donor agencies from the United States, Norway, the UK, and other countries, is launching a new Global Digital Library in Ethiopia to increase the availability of high-quality reading resources for children and...

Acer to support schools in implementing new teaching and learning environments

CapaCiti to train 3000 unemployed youth for #yourdigitalfuture

April 25, 2018 • Education, Southern AfricaComments Off on CapaCiti to train 3000 unemployed youth for #yourdigitalfuture

Over the next three years, CapaCiTi is scaling up to equip 3000 previously disadvantaged young individuals with industry-demanded technology and business skills, placing them in permanent jobs in South Africa’s leading companies. This hugely impactful...

Gemalto partners Casio to bring digital education into the classroom

Gemalto partners with Casio to bring digital education into the classroom

April 24, 2018 • Education, Top StoriesComments Off on Gemalto partners with Casio to bring digital education into the classroom

Gemalto has revealed that it has partnered with manufacturers of consumer electronics products and business equipment solutions, Casio to help bring digital education into the classroom. With the implementation of Gemalto Sentinel Entitlement Management...

Investing in STEM skills crucial to South Africa’s development

Investing in STEM skills crucial to South Africa’s development

April 23, 2018 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Investing in STEM skills crucial to South Africa’s development

The basic education sector in South Africa needs to increase the number of institutions that focus on critical subjects such as science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM). So says Richard Firth, CEO of MIP Holdings, adding that it is crucial for...

Tracker launches Maths and Science learning curriculum app

Africa’s journey to overcoming educational barriers to technology adoption

April 20, 2018 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Africa’s journey to overcoming educational barriers to technology adoption

Integration of technology in the classroom is inevitable as technology continues to dominate in all industries including healthcare, finance as well as retail to name a few. It is clear however that schools in Africa are lagging behind when it comes to...

MENA Innovation 2018: Official Ministerial Summit for ICT Innovation in Education & Digital Inclusion

MENA Innovation 2018: Official Ministerial Summit for ICT Innovation in Education & Digital Inclusion

April 19, 2018 • Education, EventsComments Off on MENA Innovation 2018: Official Ministerial Summit for ICT Innovation in Education & Digital Inclusion

Industry and government are looking forward with anticipation to MENA Innovation 2018 which will see the gathering of ministers and government officials, under the patronage of HE Yasser El Kady, Egyptian Minister of Communications & Information...

How assistive technology is changing special education

How assistive technology is changing special education

April 16, 2018 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on How assistive technology is changing special education

Special education primarily consists of a variety of educational services that address the individual differences and needs of students with physical or mental disabilities, as well as behavioural disorders. This practice ensures a different approach to...

The 3rd Education Innovation Summit returns to Johannesburg. (Image: Dean Workman)

Education Innovation Summit returns to Johannesburg for 3rd year

April 13, 2018 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Education Innovation Summit returns to Johannesburg for 3rd year

The Education Innovation Summit is set to take place on 31 May 2018 at the Hilton, Sandton in Johannesburg, South Africa. Hosted by IT News Africa, the summit is designed to bring together innovation leaders and the academic community to accelerate innovative...

Digital programme to up-skill digital teaching competencies in South Africa

Digital programme to up-skill digital teaching competencies in South Africa

April 9, 2018 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Digital programme to up-skill digital teaching competencies in South Africa

Digital Teaching and Learning Series Certification (DTLS), a SETA accredited digital training programme aims to up-skill digital teaching competencies in South Africa. In a study run by Via Afrika, less than 35% of South Africa’s teachers have been trained...

Embracing technology to ensure learners reach their full potential

Embracing technology to ensure learners reach their full potential

April 3, 2018 • Education, Top StoriesComments Off on Embracing technology to ensure learners reach their full potential

In an increasingly digital world, where technology continues to enhance literally every touch point in our daily lives, it is within the education sector that its impact can potentially prove most profound. This is particularly the case for the African...

SqwidNet launches Universities Challenge in South Africa

University of Cape Town now offers FinTech short course for business

March 29, 2018 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on University of Cape Town now offers FinTech short course for business

According to the recent Finnovating for Africa report released by media and research company Disrupt Africa, Africa is already home to more than 300 Fintech startups, having raised almost $100 million over the last 2.5 years. But the industry is crying out...