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Western Cape fast-tracks eLearning “Game Changer” The Western Cape Government (WCG) is making rapid progress towards introducing and supporting eLearning in public schools across the province. The WCG views eLearning as a “Game Changer” that will improve opportunities and help to address major challenges in education delivery in the province. The WCG and the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) are fast-tracking the game changer programme over three years to 2019. The overall objective is to enhance teaching and learning using digital technology, focusing in particular on mathematics and languages. eLearning has tremendous potential for enhancing teaching and learning. The digital revolution is already affecting every aspect of life, including education. The WCG and the WCED are committed to working with schools and...

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ANAs to be written in December

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Pretoria - The Department of Basic Education has announced that the Annual National Assessments (ANAs) will be written in December. Briefing the media on the decision, which was taken at the Council of Education Ministers (CEM) on Thursday, Minister Angie Motshekga said the council was of the view that writing in December would be in the best interest of the learners. “We considered all the developments around this matter and arrived at a decision that the ANA be written this year. CEM decided that the assessments will be written from the 1st to the 4th of December 2015,” Minister Motshekga told a media briefing on Friday. The Minister said all the provinces have indicated that they will be able to go ahead with the ANAs. “All MECs expressed confidence that their schools were ready to administer ANAs and that the postponement to...

No ANAs this week

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Johannesburg – The Department of Basic Education and Teacher Unions on Friday announced the postponement of the Annual National Assessments (ANAs) to February next year. Addressing the media in Johannesburg, department Director General Matanzima Mweli said all the parties agreed to the postponement. Mweli said the department considers the postponement to be in the best interest of schooling stability and that it will also assist in improving the quality and thrust of the national assessment programme. “It was agreed the schooling environment, given the prevailing conditions and union concerns to the administration of ANAs, was not conducive to the writing of this very significant test which provides valuable information on learner performance at the national, provincial, district and school level. “Following the discussions...

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No longer content with today's admittedly broken models of education, schools are embracing telepresence technologies, new kinds of classrooms, online learning, big data, and even all-you-can-eat methods that allow students to take as many classes as they want over any amount of time for a flat fee. Experimenting with technology seemed to be the answer to innovation in education. Through this realisation the Digital Education show was born! Terrapinn’s concept of technology in education started in Austraila with an event called Edutech. This giant of an industry event combined traditional teaching methods, with innovation in technology to give schools and teachers a better way of teaching a tech savvy generation and to keep educating students in a more modern, interesting way. This would in turn keep learners actively engaged and interested...

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SA schools celebrate Africa Day

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Different schools in parts of South Africa today started Africa Day celebrations by singing the African Union (AU) anthem at special assemblies.