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Department of Basic Education partners with UJ, Microsoft, UNICEF and Vodacom to train 170 Teacher Centre Managers, 11 July 2016

The Minister of Basic Education Mrs Angie Motshekga will this evening, Monday 11 July 2016 address the opening ceremony of the University Accredited Short Learning Programme on Managing Digital Technologies which will be administered to Teacher Centre Managers and e-Learning specialists. Also in attendance at the launch will be representatives of UJ, Vodacom, Microsoft and UNICEF South Africa.

Leading up to and preceding the launch of the Operation Phakisa ICT LABS, the basic education sector has made strides in leveraging ICTs to strengthen teaching, learning and administration within the education system. The advancements made thus far can be attributed largely to the various partnerships between governments, private sector and social partners.

In line with this the Minister will address the official opening of the course at the FADA Auditorium on Monday 11 July 2016 as the first part of this blended learning course commences with face-to-face learning component.

Members of the Media are invited to attend the opening as follows:

Date:              Monday, 11 July 2016 (tonight)

Time:             18h00 for 18h30

Venue:           University of Johannesburg, FADA Auditorium, Auckland Park, Bunting Road Campus, Bunting Road

Enquiries:     Elijah Mhlanga – 083 580 8275 | Troy Martens – 079 899 3070

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Written By: WebMaster WebMaster
Date Posted: 7/11/2016
Number of Views: 1169

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