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iSchoolAfrica wins Eduweek 2017 Supplier/Distributor of the year for Inclusion

Last night, the EduWeek Awards were held in Cape Town - an important leading event and platform which recognises and celebrates the success of Africa’s education sector. We are excited to share that the iSchoolAfrica Inclusion Programme won the Eduweek 2017 Supplier/Distributor of the year for Inclusion. We would like to thank our schools, our clients and partners for supporting our programme. iSchoolAfrica is committed to empowering children with special needs through technology. We hope that this award will help build momentum to bring our inclusion programme to more schools in South Africa and make a positive change the lives of children with disabilities.

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The 2017 Growsmart Winners are… Parkfields Primary School

9 September 2017 Well done to Parkfields Primary School for being the Growsmart 2017 winners, winning the iSchoolAfrica programme for their school, including facilitation, iPad lab and accessories. Growsmart is an educational programme aimed at addressing educational development in Maths, Science, Literacy and Story writing in schools across the Western Cape. It is proudly sponsored by Growthpoint Properties and works in collaboration with the Western Cape Department of Education. Learners from 150 schools in the Western Cape compete. Growsmart and iSchoolAfrica attended a handover ceremony on 12th September 2017, at the school to do an official handover of the amazing prize. Teaching and learning is about to change at Parkfields Primary school, and the students cannot wait!

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Sunnyside Primary School programme review

On Friday 11 November iSchoolAfrica had a review at Sunnyside Primary School which is funded by the iStore. A programme review is conducted for funders to get a general sense of the programme status, see project progress, in class integration and interact with the school. Mrs Kalubi showcased a Social Science lesson with the Grade 5 class and their topic was the solar system. The school has shown great improvement in academic outcomes and in student interaction with their work. They are grateful to be part of the programme and both iSchoolAfrica and the iStore look forward to greater outcomes in the coming years.img_9840img_9841-1img_9840  img_9828-1 img_9824-2

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27 October 2016 | Excellence in Education Winners Announced Johannesburg,

excellence-in-education-6   Excellence in Education Winners Announced Johannesburg, 27 October 2016 — In a prestigious ceremony at Crawford Preparatory in Sandton, the winners of the esteemed Excellence in Education winners were announced. The national Excellence in Education Awards is one of Think Ahead’s key annual initiatives. This award programme recognises and celebrates both teachers' and students' outstanding use of technology in the classroom. Congratulations to Vanguard winner of the category: Curriculum Challenge. This category rewards teachers and students who have brought the curriculum to life through the integration of technology into their lessons. This is a huge achievement for this township school, Vanguard Primary, which is a participating school in Think Ahead’s iSchoolAfrica programme. iSchoolAfrica links under resourced schools to sponsors so they can participate in technology enhanced learning. Vanguard’s programme is sponsored by Growthpoint Properties. Vanguard has learners coming from poverty stricken areas such as Heideveld, Manenberg,

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