SA Still Requires Work in Teaching Infrastructure Says Economist Education Survey

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A survey by the Economist magazine in the UK notes that the rapid development of digital technology and the globalised nature of economic systems are creating an entirely new set of educational challenges to which the world needs to adapt. (http://educatingforthefuture.economist.com/) In the worldwide survey, South Africa achieved 23rd position out of 35 countries. SA was 17th in the Education … Read More

Combined AR/VR Headset Market To Be Worth $35 Billion By 2024

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New report from Global Market Insights shows the potential for growth within the Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality industries. In many ways, virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technology is still in early days of development. With that in mind, there is potential for change and AR/VR are undergoing significant growth, as noted in a new report from Global … Read More

Four Myths of Augmented and Virtual Reality Debunked

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Myth #1: AR/VR are for Avid Gamers Only While it’s true that the gaming industry seems to have made the most out of AR/VR technology so far, this is far from being its only application. We are already seeing tremendous breakthrough in the application of this technology in numerous other areas. AR/VR could be used to deliver risk-free surgical training for … Read More

Seabery’s Augmented Reality Technology Wins International Award

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AWE Europe 2017, the world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to Augmented and Virtual reality grants Auggie Award for Best-in-Show AR to Seabery’s technology Seabery’s augmented reality training has been recognised at the Augmented World Expo Europe held in Munich. Seabery received the Best-in-Show Augmented Reality (AR) prize determined by popular vote at the event, based on both digital and at-event activity. … Read More

Soldamatic Augmented Reality Welding Simulation Guide

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Soldamatic is an Augmented Reality (AR) training system for welding that reduces costs while increasing the training efficiency of a welding program. It enhances the learning process of students so they are skilled enough before going to the real workshop. AR Welding Simulation technology reduces the CO2 emissions from traditional welding programs and avoids physical risks for students. ……..       … Read More

The importance of leadership in high-performing schools

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    There is a growing body of evidence that school leadership has an impact on student outcomes second only to the influence of teachers in the classroom (Hattie, 2003; Leithwood et al, 2006; Tooley, 2009; Day et al, 2009; New Leaders for New Schools, 2009; Day et al, 2010; Barber et al, 2010). A recent RAND Corporation report found … Read More

The Impact of School Leadership on Pupil Outcomes

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General Findings 1.There are statistically significant empirical and qualitatively robust associations between heads’ educational values, qualities and their strategic actions and improvement in school conditions leading to improvements in pupil outcomes. The results confirm and go beyond the model of successful leadership practices identified in the project literature review (Leithwood et al., 2006) that involve Creating Vision and Setting Directions, … Read More

Welding Safety: Tips for Improving Welder’s Performance in the Workshop

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Dangerous fumes, fires or explosions, welding exposes everyone to similar health and safety risks and hazards. We can avoid accidents and injuries in the workshop if we follow the best welding safety practices and we use the appropriate safety equipment. Here are 6 tips for improving your welding safety: 1.- Identify the hazards and the limits of your welding operation … Read More

Benefits of Augmented Reality

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In the digital era, new technologies like Augmented Reality (AR) have started to play a key role in several sectors. Education is one of the most permeable and influenced. Since students have more and more access to loads of information, traditional lectures are just not enough for fostering their motivation and curiosity. Here are some of the benefits we believe the adoption … Read More

The evolution of classroom technology

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Classrooms continue to adopt technology to keep up with the demand of students in order to increase engagement. Read more… Infographic-EvolutionofEdtech Source: Turning Technologies https://www.turningtechnologies.com/