Tom Jackson
SOUTH AFRICA
Kenya's Angaza Elimu using tech to transform classroom experiences

Kenya's Angaza Elimu using tech to transform classroom experiences[Tom Jackson] Kenyan startup Angaza Elimu is attempting to transform education by addressing the problems of inefficient classrooms and inadequate educational material...

Posted 9 months ago | Like
Tom Jackson
SOUTH AFRICA
SA's SkillUp Tutors launches online lesson space

SA's SkillUp Tutors launches online lesson space[Tom Jackson] South African ed-tech startup SkillUp Tutors has launched an online lesson space that allows tutors to conduct lessons with students anywhere in the world...

Posted 1 year ago | Like (1)
Robin Singh
SOUTH AFRICA
Advantages of Learning Record Store in e-learning

Advantages of Learning Record Store in e-learning[Robin Singh] A Learning Record Store has taken e-learning to a completely new level. It collects, records and stores people's learning experiences from remote sources...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Shan Radcliffe
SOUTH AFRICA
How young upstarts are merging education and safety

How young upstarts are merging education and safety[Shan Radcliffe] As we move into the 21st century, accessibility to e-learning is becoming more of a necessity than a luxury. Yet South Africa's disadvantaged youth face more problems than merely inadequate educational facilities...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
SOUTH AFRICA
The do's and don'ts of implementing blended learning

The do's and don'ts of implementing blended learning[Dr Felicity Coughlan] A key buzzword at the moment in the education space is "blended learning", but very few people would have heard this term before the higher education crisis...

Posted 2 years ago | Like
Charles Mburugu
SOUTH AFRICA
Five questions to ask before choosing an online college

Five questions to ask before choosing an online college
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[Charles Mburugu] Before you invest your time and money into your career, you should learn how to recognise and find online degree programmes that are valuable and useful...

Posted 3 years ago | Like
Danette Breitenbach
SOUTH AFRICA
Google aims for one million digital learners

Google aims for one million digital learners[Danette Breitenbach] Over the next year, Google will train one million young Africans in digital skills across the continent...

Posted 3 years ago | Like
Boris Dzhingarov
SOUTH AFRICA
The role of writing skills in learning - Monetary Library

The role of writing skills in learning[Boris Dzhingarov] The educational process is aimed at obtaining knowledge, skills, and values. It's an important part of human development as a well-educated person has beliefs and views that are core elements of well-being in society...

Posted 3 years ago | Like
Hicks Crawford
SOUTH AFRICA
The value of self education in South Africa

The value of self education in South Africa[Hicks Crawford] The average annual cost of an undergraduate course of study in South Africa is R30,000. This includes living expenses and tuition for an average student...

Posted 3 years ago | Like
Alta Greeff
SOUTH AFRICA
Code word for the future

Code word for the future[Alta Greeff] Almost every child comes into contact everyday with some form of the digitised world, whether it is watching their parents swipe their credit card for a purchase in the supermarket or even watching them on their cellphones...

Posted 4 years ago | Like
Jessica Tennant
SOUTH AFRICA
The future of mobile exam preparation, Q&A with George Burgess

The future of mobile exam preparation, Q&A with George Burgess[Jessica Tennant] Inspired by the global mindset of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs while at Stanford, Burgess explains what Gojimo means for the industry, and why SA...

Posted 4 years ago | Like
Murray de Villiers
SOUTH AFRICA
Individualisation, diversity sets education providers apart

Individualisation, diversity sets education providers apart[Murray de Villiers] Digital technologies including cloud computing, mobile devices and the Internet have the potential to transform the content offerings of schools and universities. Education institutions are no longer limited to the usual subjects of maths, science and languages. They now have an opportunity to diversify their subject and course offerings to include unconventional choices such as aviation, catering, music, ballet and anything else in their curriculums...

Posted 4 years ago | Like
Edzai Conilias Zvobwo
SOUTH AFRICA
Platform thinking is not a pipe dream; what SA can learn from Google

Platform thinking is not a pipe dream; what SA can learn from Google[Edzai Conilias Zvobwo] Treat learners like platforms that can grow in intellectual potency to levels never imagined possible as opposed to pipes that are bounded by their very nature...

Posted 4 years ago | Like
Edzai Conilias Zvobwo
SOUTH AFRICA
Throwing laptops at schools won't solve the maths problem

Throwing laptops at schools won't solve the maths problem[Edzai Conilias Zvobwo] Private-public partnerships have seen technology arriving in classrooms at an unprecedented rate which surpasses the user's rate of ICT skills acquisition. The burning question now is how to maximize the return on investment in educational technology as an enhancing tool for learning...

Posted 4 years ago | Like (1)
Edzai Conilias Zvobwo
SOUTH AFRICA
Google Helpouts shuts down: Are live video tutorials viable?

Google Helpouts shuts down: Are live video tutorials viable?[Edzai Conilias Zvobwo] Google has announced that it will be shutting down Helpouts on 20 April 2015...

Posted 4 years ago | Like
Jessica Tennant
SOUTH AFRICA
[Learn Accounting] It's about people, team fit and technology

[Learn Accounting] It's about people, team fit and technology[Jessica Tennant] At Tuesday's Learn Accounting launch, Jacqui Kew, Associate Professor at the UCT College of Accounting, explained that students are of the mindset that achieving very high marks is the most important thing...

Posted 4 years ago | Like (1)
Rob Paddock
SOUTH AFRICA
Short courses as an alternative to degree programmes

Short courses as an alternative to degree programmes[Rob Paddock] For a host of reasons, many of South Africa's school-leavers will be unable to pursue a tertiary education in 2015. So what other options are available for these individuals?

Posted 4 years ago | Like
Robert Morris
SOUTH AFRICA
Online resources that promote students' digital citizenship

Robert Morris[Robert Morris] Not all professors are keen on implementing digital strategies, but even the most obstinate educators must admit that the level of student engagement is positively affected when technology becomes an integrated part of their learning habits...

Posted 4 years ago | Like (1)
Peter Davidson
SOUTH AFRICA
Must-have educational tools for e-learners

Must-have educational tools for e-learners[Peter Davidson] When it comes to learning, traditional methods may be restricting to some. Whether you want to take advantage of an opportunity far away, such as a course with a university on the other side of the country, or you want to expand your horizons and learn something new online, e-learning is a great way to achieve your goals.

Posted 5 years ago | Like