Schools Readiness for ET (Education Technology)

By Bez Sangari, CEO Sangari SA the wholly-owned South African training company. As with any technology, there are always early adopters, followed by users who implement the technology when it is already accepted, and finally late adopters, those who implement the technology after it is being widely used. There was a term introduced some years ago in the IT industry … Read More

Don’t Follow the Herd with Learning Systems

Schools are investing in educational technology (ET) such as electronic boards, projectors, mobile devices and computers but in general the technology is not producing the required benefits. According to the 2014 JCSE ICT Skills Survey, there have been mixed signals in the ICT skills environment. He says that despite Africa being perceived as an emerging economy with immense growth opportunities, … Read More

Billions Lost Annually on CSI Projects in the Education Sector?

With billions being spent annually on Corporate Social Investment (CSI) projects in SA and about half that spent on technology-based projects in education, billions may be wasted annually mainly by JSE-listed companies.¬†Poorly managed projects, funds going missing, technology not being properly used and a lack of enthusiasm on the part of project recipients are some of the factors resulting in … Read More