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

Building Future Leaders with Mobile Students Response Clickers

THE CHALLENGE – Aspiring to be one of the most successful faculties of its kind, the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Manchester houses around 18,000 students and 1,000 academic staff, attracting graduates from over 100 countries globally. Through ‘active learning’ pedagogical approaches and the latest technologies, the faculty prides itself on its challenging academic environment, helping students translate theory … Read More

Four Reasons to Believe in Augmented Reality

It was first envisioned in 1901 by Frank Baum and it is expected to become a $80 billion market by 2025. Despite being a hot topic and the most popular trending tech, some people and some industries still don’t embrace Augmented Reality (AR). These are our four reasons to convince the most sceptical ones of the growing capabilities of AR and that … Read More

Six Welding Tips Beginners Should Keep in Mind

  Welding is one of the most difficult trades and it takes time and of course welding tips to learn how to do it. Attention to detail and having a depth knowledge of all the factors that influence the quality of the final result are essential when it comes to this trade. That is why it is so important to … Read More

Two SA Schools in ‘F1 in Schools’ World Finals in Malaysia

Fourways High in Sandton and Jabulani Technical High will represent South Africa at the ‘F1 in Schools’ World Championships in Malaysia in September this year where a number of countries will compete. Both teams made it to the finals this weekend at the Sci-Bono Discovery Centre in Johannesburg in a hotly contested competition between eight schools. The Mercury F1 Team … Read More

How S.A can turn around its worrying maths and science marks (CNBC Africa)

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Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study 2015 results which compares standardised maths and science test results of South Africa’s Grade 9 pupils with pupils in thirty-six countries shows that South African maths and science learners score at the bottom of the countries tested among Morocco, Saudi Arabia and Jordan. F1 Maths and Science learning is one way to try … Read More