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Vodacom to teach over 500 young South African girls to code

Vodacom to teach over 500 young South African girls to code

June 21, 2019 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Vodacom to teach over 500 young South African girls to code

Vodacom will offer over 500 school-going female learners from across eight provinces in South Africa the opportunity to learn how to code from 24 June – 05 July 2019. With this investment, Vodacom aims to narrow the gender digital divide at an early age in South Africa. During the week-long training course, learners will be [&hellip...

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The team of students that represented South Africa at the 2019 ISC in Frankurt, Germany

South Africa wins International Cluster Competition in Germany

June 21, 2019 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa wins International Cluster Competition in Germany

A group made up of 6 South African undergraduate students took first prize against 13 other teams at the International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) held in Frankfurt, Germany from 16 to 19 June 2019. The victory came after the team worked on a selection of...

New App offers educational information to South African learners

June 21, 2019 • Education, Southern AfricaComments Off on New App offers educational information to South African learners

Liberty has partnered with the Mindset Network to deliver Maths and Physical Science education to students all across South Africa using a mobile app — TenFold Education.   The app offers educational content, extra learning material for students from grade...

Nokia and UNICEF launch partnership to boost digital literacy in primary schools in Kenya

Nokia, UNICEF to boost digital literacy in primary schools in Kenya

June 14, 2019 • East Africa, Education, Top StoriesComments Off on Nokia, UNICEF to boost digital literacy in primary schools in Kenya

Nokia and the Finnish National Committee for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and UNICEF Kenya have launched a shared-value partnership during this year’s Nairobi Innovation Week, to increase equitable access to digital literacy for some of the...

IBM expands quantum computing to African university

IBM expands quantum computing to African university

June 12, 2019 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on IBM expands quantum computing to African university

IBM announced the expansion of it’s quantum computing efforts to Africa in a new collaboration with the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits University) in South Africa. Wits University is the first African partner on the IBM Q Network and will be the...

The Kgalema Motlanthe Foundation brings AI to Khayelitsha

The Kgalema Motlanthe Foundation brings AI to Khayelitsha

June 5, 2019 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on The Kgalema Motlanthe Foundation brings AI to Khayelitsha

The Kgalema Motlanthe Foundation and Fliptin Venture Builder will deliver ‘AI in Africa’, a series of high-impact education driven initiatives with a focus on youth empowerment for high school learners through the month of June. ‘AI in Africa’ is...

The role of tech in education

The role of tech in education

June 2, 2019 • EducationComments Off on The role of tech in education

Education is critical to moving South Africa forward. It can help to solve skills gaps and contribute towards decreasing unemployment and poverty, and growing GDP. Technology is a central enabler in this context, and can improve access to quality of and...

EISummit 19 explores emerging tech trends in Africa

Education Innovation Summit explores emerging tech trends in Africa

May 30, 2019 • Education, Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Education Innovation Summit explores emerging tech trends in Africa

The Education Innovation Summit 2019 took place on Wednesday, 29 May at the Hilton Hotel in Johannesburg and saw captivating discussions around emerging technologies in the education sector. The summit, happening for the 4th year explored current and emerging...

SAICA, UJ launch 4IR online learning programmes

SAICA, UJ launch 4IR online learning programmes

May 29, 2019 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on SAICA, UJ launch 4IR online learning programmes

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) in partnership with the SAICA to launch a first-of-its-kind series of short online learning programmes to equip accountants with skills to navigate the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR). 4IR for Accountants is the first of...

MWare to exhibit solutions at Education Innovation Summit 2019

MWare to exhibit solutions at Education Innovation Summit 2019

May 28, 2019 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on MWare to exhibit solutions at Education Innovation Summit 2019

The 4th annual Education Innovation Summit hosted by IT News Africa will be taking place at the Hilton Hotel, Sandton on the 29th May 2019 with MWare coming on-board as an exhibitor. The conference is targeted at thought leaders, senior stakeholders,...

MWare to exhibit solutions at Education Innovation Summit 2019

Fortinet announced as gold sponsor of Education Innovation Summit 2019

May 27, 2019 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Fortinet announced as gold sponsor of Education Innovation Summit 2019

  Fortinet has been announced as a gold sponsor for this year’s Education Innovation Summit.  The 4th Education Innovation Summit will be taking place on the 29th May 2019 at The Hilton Hotel Sandton. The Summit is where local and international...

MWare to exhibit solutions at Education Innovation Summit 2019

Belgian edu-tech provider to exhibit at Education Innovation Summit

May 27, 2019 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Belgian edu-tech provider to exhibit at Education Innovation Summit

IT News Africa is proud to announce that U’Hope has signed on as an exhibitor for the upcoming Education Innovation Summit, taking place at the Hilton Hotel, Sandton on 29 May 2019. Under the theme “Reshaping Education for a Tech Driven Future”, the...

Electrosonic set to exhibit at Education Innovation Summit 2019

Electrosonic set to exhibit at Education Innovation Summit 2019

May 26, 2019 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Electrosonic set to exhibit at Education Innovation Summit 2019

  Electrosonic is a leading South African distributor of Pro Audio Visual and Live Event products, with over 25 years in the industry. The company has two offices in Johannesburg, one in Durban and representatives in Cape Town, with all offices having...

OPENCOLLAB joins education innovation summit 2019 as exhibitor

OPENCOLLAB joins education innovation summit 2019 as exhibitor

May 25, 2019 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on OPENCOLLAB joins education innovation summit 2019 as exhibitor

  OPENCOLLAB has come on-board as an exhibitor for 2019’s Education Innovation Summit set to take place on the 29th May 2019 at the Hilton Hotel, Sandton. The highly anticipated conference is targeted at thought leaders, senior stakeholders,...

Fighting the new heist frontiers of cyberspace with multi-faceted solutions

Networks Unlimited Africa donates new laptops to Literacy for Life

May 24, 2019 • Education, SponsoredComments Off on Networks Unlimited Africa donates new laptops to Literacy for Life

Networks Unlimited Africa, a value-added distributor within the converged technology, data centre, networking and security landscapes, has donated seven new HP laptops to Literacy for Life, thereby once again showing its commitment to education in South...

Huawei launches free 5G training for South African ICT students

Huawei launches free 5G training for South African ICT students

May 24, 2019 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Huawei launches free 5G training for South African ICT students

Huawei South Africa has launched a free 5G training course for ICT postgraduates at two Gauteng universities, with plans to expand the programme across the country. The inaugural event kicked off at Wits University in Johannesburg and at the University of...