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Innovation in Education: Winterveldt High’s Leap into Tech

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Winterveldt High School
Winterveldt High School

Speaker of Council, Cllr. Mncedi Ndzwanana, partnered with the Telkom Foundation, Tshwane North College (TNC), CoGTA, and Eskom to provide Winterveldt High School learners with essential resources. The school received 31 computers and 34 chairs, marking a significant step towards preparing Tshwane’s youth for the digital era.

This initiative reflects the Speaker’s vision to cultivate a technologically savvy generation. Partnering with esteemed organizations like the Telkom Foundation, TNC, CoGTA, and Eskom, the Speaker aims to empower learners for success in a technology-driven world.


Judy Vilakazi, Head of Telkom Foundation
Judy Vilakazi, Head of Telkom Foundation

For the Telkom Foundation, this event represents a milestone in their mission to empower communities through the Connected Schools program. Judy Vilakazi, Head of Telkom Foundation, emphasized the program’s impact, which has benefited over 7,000 learners and educators since 2017.

“Since its inception in 2017, the programme has empowered over 7,000 high school learners and educators across 21 schools in Eastern Cape and Gauteng. Our holistic approach encompasses academic support, psychosocial care, and essential digital literacy, laying a solid foundation for success in mathematics, science, and English.”

The collaborative effort involving education officials, advisors, teachers, and school leadership underscores stakeholders’ commitment to creating a conducive learning environment.

Cllr. Mncedi Ndzwanana expressed his enthusiasm for the initiative, stressing the importance of equipping learners for the future. “Our learners are the future leaders of this country. It is imperative that they are equipped with the resources to thrive. I extend my sincere gratitude to all partners involved in this endeavor.”

The anticipation surrounding the official handover was palpable at Winterveldt High School, with Acting Principal and Deputy Principal Ubisse Simon Felix expressing profound gratitude for the donation. “We feel honored to receive these computers. Without a doubt, our learners will benefit immensely, facilitating a seamless teaching and learning experience,” said Felix.

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