Education, training and skills development at all levels of society remain high on the national agenda and few would disagree that there is a willingness to identify more efficient and accessible ways to meet this need and to promote a broader culture of learning, skills development and responsible citizens. Education is a powerful way to address poverty alleviation.
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The following material is made available for the presentation at the Schools ICT Conference '12 to be held at Wynberg Girls' High School Aliwal Rd, Wynberg, Cape Town, 02 - 04 October. This includes collection of tips for the classroom using Windows based and iPad based software. (PDF Files).
The first presentation will focus on Stimulating Innovation in the classroom. One of the key issues is the response to the question educators should ask:-
WHAT CAN I DO? vs WHAT CAN'T I DO?
The Siemens Stiftung has initiated a worldwide competition to identify and present appropriate technical solutions for developmental activities. Held to directly bring together low tech innovations for basic supply problems in developing countries, these innovations should be implemented with the resources at hand in the regions. The project also aims to build up a database of inventions that is accessible to actors in developmental cooperation at a later date.