What problems can be solved by the use of digital technology in schools? This was one of the questions discussed at the World Economic Forum on Africa in Kigali. Speakers from across the world gave their insights into how digital technology could improve learning inside and outside classrooms.
The new school year is underway and the Peermont Childrens Trust (PCT), one of Peermont Global’s flagship Corporate Social Investment (CSI) programmes, is once again busy giving less fortunate primary school learners new uniforms as part of its support of nine after school care centres in Ekurhuleni.
To improve the economy, it is crucial to improve education and the number and level of maths and science graduates. They, in turn, need to be fed into the research and innovation sector, it was discussed at the launch of the South African Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators.
The R8.2-billion Accelerated School Infrastructure Delivery Initiative, soon to hand over its 100th school, is upgrading education environments for teachers and learners across South Africa, writes basic education minister Angie Motshekga.
John Makeke, a local teacher at Bopang-Kgotso Primary School and other teachers just like him across Vosloorus are working together with Dreamfields and the Chevrolet Ute Force to bring joy and hope to the lives of primary school children in the area through the game of football.
South African financial services company Ubank is distributing 3 000 pairs of school shoes to learners from seven schools from the Eastern Cape, Free State, Limpopo and North West provinces as part of it's 'Back to School' campaign.
The Masifunde Learner Development project, pioneers of youth development in the Walmer township outside Port Elizabeth, have received a much-needed boost with the donation of a transport vehicle from Volkswagen Group South Africa.
President Jacob Zuma called for more social investment in South Africa's labour-providing communities as he joined Anglo American Platinum CEO Chris Griffiths in handing over the newly built Ethridge Junior Secondary School in Mbizana in the Eastern Cape.
Technology is coming to the assistance of under-resourced rural schools in the form of Obami. On a road trip through the country, its creators "experienced hope.