Vox, Protea Glen College equip disabled students with IT skills

Vox has announced an extension of its investment into the development of IT support skills for previously disadvantaged disabled learners at the Protea Glen College in Soweto. The company was the first to roll out fibre-to-the-home infrastructure in this part of South...

Adaptive learning online high school launches in SA

Independent school Bridge House and edtech company Digemy, have joined forces to create ConnectEd, believed to be the first Independent Examinations Board (IEB) curriculum online high school in Africa to use a dynamic adaptive learning platform. The school will launch...

Schools are safer without cash payments

Stricter measures have been put in place to safeguard schools, from protective face masks to social distancing. Teachers have also indicated that they don’t want schools to be the reason for the next wave of the virus and have now introduced innovative tech to...

Netherlands-based professional learning platform reaches into Africa

SkillsTown South Africa has launched a Dutch-based online professional learning platform modified for the South African market. “With such an uncertain future, we should all be taking our destiny into our own hands,” says Kevin Hardy, MD of SkillsTown SA....

Partnering to tackle unemployment through digital skills development

Microsoft South Africa has provided a $150 000 (over R2,5-million) grant to Afrika Tikkun as part of a strategic partnership linked to its Global Skills Initiative to pass on critical digital skills to 25-million people worldwide by the end of the year. In the three...

Cell C, Primestars partner on STEM education

As the fourth industrial revolution becomes reality on a global scale, the need for learners to master STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) subjects has never been more important. In South Africa, the importance of STEM education is vital. The...