Teachers Receive STEM Training Ahead of JPSC

The Jaguar Primary Schools Challenge (JPSC) programme, facilitated by Sangari Education, will soon see the first race taking place. In preparation for the competition, teachers have undergone project facilitation and software training relating to the challenge. The training was held at Sci-Bono Discovery Centre in Johannesburg for 64 teachers over a two-day training session. Sangari Education is a provider of … Read More

The importance of leadership in high-performing schools

    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

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

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

2018 F1 in Schools Season Gets off to a Roaring Start

The F1 in Schools 2018 race season is officially underway and the first district race saw nine teams representing seven schools from in and around Gauteng in action at Sci-Bono Discovery Centre in Johannesburg. The competition, now in its second season, attracted learners between the ages of 11 and 17 from different primary and high schools, all in search for … Read More

Benefits of Augmented Reality

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

30 Schools do CAD Training for F1 in Schools Competition

Over the July holidays 170 pupils from 30 schools in the Gauteng region, including 30 teachers competed a computer Aided Design (CAD) introduction course in preparation for the 2017/18 F1 in Schools race season. The training, provided by Sangari Education, was done at Tshwane University of Technology. The teams that attended are competing for the chance to go to the … Read More

The evolution of classroom technology

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/ 

Universities Use Student Response Systems to Improve Education

CHALLENGE – The University of Exeter decided to investigate options to offer a challenging and rewarding education in geography undergraduate level. SOLUTION Following years using student response clickers, Dr Damien Mansell, senior lecturer in Physical Geography was amongst the university’s eLearning Team who procured students response clickers. “The clickers worked well, however, handing them out and collecting them in for each session … Read More

Augmented Reality Stats That Will Amaze You

Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) usually go hand in hand as a technology pack. But the truth is that they are two different technologies and have their own separate markets. Facts & figures show the real scope of Augmented Reality: Augmented Reality is expected to have 1 billion users by 2020. By now 336 start-ups are listed under this category on Angelist. Augmented Reality device market figure … Read More