And today’s lucky students is….

Congrats to Joanne Muller from East Rand Christian Academy for receiving today’s Bookkeeping to Trial Balance bursary at the Career Indaba in Sandton! We are looking forward to supporting you throughout your studies. Stay tuned for tomorrow’s draw.

Career Indaba and Education Week

To all our Joburg SACOB followers,

we will be attending the Career Indaba 2013 at the Sandton Convention Centre from Thursday 20th June to Saturday 22nd June. So if you have the time come and visit us during the week between 9am and 6:30pm on Thursday or from 9am to 5pm on Friday and Saturday.

There will be many exhibition stands there to help you in your career path as well as a few interesting competitions to take part in. Check out the Career Indaba website for more information.

Reflections on eLearning Africa

Overall, our experience at eLearning Africa was an exceptionally positive one. An air of hope infused the entire conference, with eLearning extolled as Africa’s liberator. In his keynote address, Ghanaian, Mac-Jordan Degadjor best highlighted this message when he said, It is time for Africa’s story to be written by Africans, its history and its future.

A breath of fresh air

I would just like to say thank you to you for all your help and advise and patience over the last year it has been a breath of fresh air dealing with you and SACOB. Florence Crawford

eLearning Africa Conference: Day 2

This raised an interesting question around the role of the teacher in the 21st Century classroom. Is the teacher the tour guide or the tourist attraction itself? …

10 ways to ruin a course

Here are highlights from the seminar.

  • 1. Wrong participants

    No matter how good a course might be, if the students are not interested it is essentially worthless to them.
  • 2. Wrong course choice
    If the students do not recognise the relevance of the course or how it can benefit them, it will reflect in poor attendance, a lack of interest and possibly even below average grades…

SACOB leaves eLearning Africa 2013 feeling inspired

eLearning Africa 2013 is drawing to a close but what a conference it has been! We leave feeling inspired and excited to implement the many ideas we have had while here. Many providers, speakers and delegates from across the world came together for an important cause – improving education as a whole. It has been great to discuss the many innovative ideas eLearning brings and the amazing affects it has on Education. SACOB is proud to be apart of this!

Africans – Consumers of ICT

Africans might currently be consumers of ICT but the more we have exposure to information the more we will become producers of ICT – eLearning Africa 2013