Technology In Schools

MTN drives launch of award-winning literacy app

It will significantly grow the number of children able to read for meaning

A lot to learn

Tech innovation has a role to play in a broad range of educational issues, and can help struggling students

The future of ICT is in Gauteng’s classrooms

Township schools are benefiting from the Gauteng education department's moves towards e-learning

Technology in the classroom is key to collaborative, effective and engaged learning

Kids need to learn how to think to survive in the new world

Technology in and around the classroom

The new school administration system will streamline and simplify management processes

Edtech needs to bridge the divide

Problems such as cost and inadequate teacher support reduce its availability to all schools

Letters to the editor: August 4 to 10 2017

Readers write in about tech education, and Eusebius McKaiser.

The dangers of paperless classrooms

Users - not corporates - should control the software to meet social and economic needs.

Digital learning needs a light touch

Tech won’t turn a bad teacher into a good one, but it can help create meaningful learning experiences.

How should teachers be taught?

South Africa must radically rethink how to upgrade and motivate in-service educators.

Teaching teachers technology

Teachers have been given the chance to to be behind a desk with the latest gadgets in hand - at a technology conference designed especially for them.

An iPad a day keeps school absenteeism at bay

An iPad app with 600 textbooks in six South African languages has been launched and the classes featuring it have proved to be a hit with pupils.

Latest

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it