Renewed support for awarenet from HCI Foundation!

awarenet has for the third consecutive year received a grant from the HCI Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of Hosken Consolidated Investments Limited which main shareholder is the South African Clothing and Textile Workers Union. The grant will be used for the project “ICT for educational success – empowering a cohort of disadvantaged students”.[…]

awarenet Teacher’s course accredited!

The awarenet teacher’s course which started in 2017 now has official recognition in the South African educational system! Through the 21 Sector Education and Training Authorities (SETA) relevant bodies of authority in different sectors of the economy approve courses on offer in South Africa to improve the skills of the workforce. These recognized courses are[…]

No/Low Resource Simulation Day at VG High School

A dedicated group of awareNet learners at VGHS became involved in the campaign for minimum norms and standards for education under the direction of Dr Sarah Hanton (winner of the Judges Award of the Microsoft Partners in learning Forum 2012; in the picture above). The campaign is currently being waged by Equal Education, an NPO[…]

Enthusiasm after ‘Alive with Possibility’ on Youth Day

The VSA organised a Movie Day on Youth Day screening “Alive with Possibility” by Symphonia at Mary Waters High School in Grahamstown followed by an extraordinary awareNet session. We are proud to report that the event went very well and left the awareNet users very enthusiastic and motivated. They enjoyed the spirit and spontaneously started[…]

Movie night on Youth Day: “Alive with Possibility” for awareNet users – Call for donations!

The VSA has recently started a partnership with Symphonia, an Organisational Change practice. They have sent us this most exciting documentary called “Alive with Possibility” featuring world renowned leadership experts Ben & Roz Zander, endorsed by Desmond Tutu and Wendy Ackerman. We are going to make this documentary available for all awareNet users, introducing it during[…]

Are you aware of the Makana Municipality’s failure to spend 80% of its budget?

The Makana Municipality had R53.7m and didn’t spend it! And Makana’s councillors are furious that, just before their term of office ends, so few of the projects which they’ve spent months planning have actually come to fruition. From Makana Municipality’s capital expenditure and conditional grant budget of R69.6 million, R15.9m – a little over 20%[…]