AWS develops cloud computing skills in SA

As cloud technologies continue to help organisations transform at a rapid pace, employees with the necessary cloud skills are in high demand. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is working with South African education institutions to produce the next generation of cloud...

Blended learning: the norm in the future of school education?

With a global health crisis going on, it is only natural to be focused on the present, but as the world begins to feel the beneficial results of the emergency measures against COVID-19, it is time to look to the future. By Susanna Ackermann, head of education at Acer...

How to make remote learning less stressful

When President Cyril Ramaphosa placed South Africa under a hard lockdown on 23 March, the face-to-face education sector was amongst the hardest hit. Schools, parents, educators, and pupils suddenly found themselves having to adapt to new ways of doing things on the...

UP uses Blackboard to support staff and students during closure

The shutdown of South Africa's institutions of higher learning is not a new phenomenon, with the country having experienced several severe interruptions to its university academic programmes in recent memory. During these periods of disruption, primarily driven by...