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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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Yesterday, at a ceremony in Sandton - iSchool Youth Press team was officially awarded a PEPFAR community grant . PEPFAR stands for the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief. It is the U.S. Government initiative to help save the lives of those suffering from HIV/AIDS around the world. The iSchool Youth Press team programme will form part of a drive to educate and create an #AIDSFREEGENERATION. The programme will aim to give our youth a voice to explore critical issues surrounding HIV/AIDS - content created by youth for youth will be used to educate and empower - contributing to the main goal of an #AIDSFREEGENERATION. We look forward to working with all Think Ahead and iSchoolAfrica schools on this important mission. img_0290 img_0293 fullsizerender

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The Growsmart winners are… Levana Primary School

As part of the Growsmart competition which is an initiative of Growthpoint in the Western Cape. The winning school received an iPad lab for the school, as well as R10 000 per child for the winning group. The event is a testimony that long term intervention and a lot of passion can ignite a love of learning. Growthpoint had an official handover of the iPad Lab on Tuesday, 6 Sept, to Levana Primary School in Lavender Hills. iSchoolAfrica presented a keynote to the teachers, outlining the programme and what they can expect. The principal, Andre Lamprecht is very excited about the project. iSchoolAfrica congratulates the winners and we are excited to welcome the school as part of the programme. levana-primary-1levana-primary-2vanguard-primary-1levana-primary-6 Reported

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Event held to introduce the iSchoolAfrica Inclusion Programme

  A successful event was held on 17 August 2016 to introduce the iSchoolAfrica Inclusion Programme. Karen Schouwink from Muriel Brand School and Christine Wolmarans from Exxaro shared the impact that iSchoolAfrica and iPads are having in their communities of children with special needs. Karen Hart from iSchoolAfrica demonstrated iPad accessibility features. The iSchoolAfrica Inclusion programme is a focus programme for iSchoolAfrica, Core Group and Think Ahead - focusing on meeting the needs of children with disabilities. For more information: please contact nolundi.walaza@ischoolafrica.com IMG_9700IMG_0788IMG_9714IMG_9716IMG_0796IMG_9719

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