Better together – Outdoor Education at Hobbiton

Awarenet learners are sitting in school having their noses in books. After school they come to our computer lab and spend their time looking at a screen. We believe in the importance of media education, since the underprivileged youth in South Africa has way less screen time than their peers in other countries. However, there Read more about Better together – Outdoor Education at Hobbiton[…]

Food program at awarenet – with a recipe!

In January 2019 awarenet started a food program for our core group learners – resulting in more energetic and food conscious learners! Food is an important factor for our daily energy and productivity. The lack of nutrients makes us tired and lazy. Our learners go through a lot each day. When coming to our program Read more about Food program at awarenet – with a recipe![…]

awarenet Champs were invited to Festival

On the 6th of July, an excited bunch of awarenet learners trekked down the hill to see “Themba’s dream”, one of the multitude of shows Grahamstownians are treated to during the Arts’ festival. The learners in question were the winners of the awarenet Sports Day competitions in soccer and netball, so after all that running Read more about awarenet Champs were invited to Festival[…]

awarenet Health and Fitness Day 2017

The annual awarenet Health and Fitness Day was held at the JD Dlepu stadium on the 23th of June. awarenet learners from different schools competed for the honour of being the awarenet champions of the year. As usual the boys in the awarenet program took part in the awarenet soccer cup, new this year was Read more about awarenet Health and Fitness Day 2017[…]

Meet Thandu: awarenet and karate champ!

Before the 3rd term starts and we are head over heels involved with the next big project, we would like to introduce Thanduxolo Royi, who has been a great help to us during the past terms. Thandu started as and still is one of our awarenet learners, but since he has been part of the Read more about Meet Thandu: awarenet and karate champ![…]

Meet this year’s awarenet champions!

On June the 3rd, we hosted our very first awarenet soccer tournament at the Dlephu Stadium in Joza. Five of our schools (SDA PS, Archie Mbolekwa SP School, Ntaba Maria PS, C.M. Vellem PS, Good Shepherd PS) took part and played an amazing and fair tournament. It was part of our Health and Fitness Project Read more about Meet this year’s awarenet champions![…]

The awarenet Health and Fitness Project

  The Second term of the school year  started of well, we introduced the Health and Fitness project at the schools were I teach awarenet. Schools partaking in the project is C.M Vellem HPS, Good Shepard PS, Ntaba Maria PS, Khulitso Daniel SS. In this project we teach the learners about Healthy eating habits the Read more about The awarenet Health and Fitness Project[…]

Are you ready for the awarenet cup?

Last term, it was all about cultural differences and similarities between Germany and South Africa. This also included lots of good food and indulging in each other’s national dishes. To get rid of the extra kilos we have gained, we are now starting a Health and Fitness project for the 2nd term. We will learn Read more about Are you ready for the awarenet cup?[…]

The awarenet projects of 2015 so far

The first half year of 2015 has been quite successful so far. After a general introduction of the awarenet platform we have worked on two long projects, attended the Science Festival and invited to our awarenet Open Day as part of International Girls in ICT Day. The schools I decided to work with in 2015 Read more about The awarenet projects of 2015 so far[…]

Health & Fitness Day

Each year VSA works together with the learners on the topic “health and fitness” including a culmination at the end of the term. During the awarenet sessions we either played soccer, dodgeball or frisbee or we worked on blogs and forum questions. This year the health & fitness day was celebrated on the 12th of Read more about Health & Fitness Day[…]