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Miss Rona’s teaching the 4IR lessons

Schooling is stuck in the 1950s, but technology must be blended with the basics of education

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.

E-readers the answer to textbooks

For the first time, every child could have equal access to all the material they need to learn.

Computer literacy out of reach

The lack of equipment and qualified teachers means computer familiarity is the best we can do.

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Durban city manager says NPA erred in his bail conditions

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SA justice delays extradition of paedophile to UK

Efforts to bring Lee Nigel Tucker to justice have spanned 16 years and his alleged victims have waited for 30 years

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Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

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In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

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