Robotics Course in Makhanda

On the 26th and 27th of August 2021 Awarenet hosted a two days robotics course which was run by Mr Danie Heymans from the Care for Education . The purpose of this course  was to teach community members to become robotic trainers for local children. Through learning how to make a robot and control it  Read more about Robotics Course in Makhanda[…]

Makhanda Electricity Saving Project

Awarenet learners as well as others from different surrounding schools attended a documentary screening which was held on the 25th of August 2021. Scifest Africa in collaboration with Rhodes University and the Makhanda community worked together on producing a documentary which is aimed at promoting household electricity savings using user-driven and co-designed electricity-saving tips. The Read more about Makhanda Electricity Saving Project[…]

SciFest – presenting awarenet and our project “Life after School”

SciFest held from the 18th to 24th March 2015 in the monument this year. The theme being “the year of light” lots of schools visited the SciFest from right over South Africa. Eight schools that we teach awarenet to in Grahamstown  participated this year. With over 100 learners taking part in the project, they were Read more about SciFest – presenting awarenet and our project “Life after School”[…]

SciFest 2014 Review

by Antje Hering and Rieke Heitmüller Village Scribe Association and eKhaya ICT members Terri-Lynn Penney, Rieke Heitmueller, Antje Hering and Richard Strickland with help from CM Vellem, Ntaba Maria and Victoria Girl’s learners presented the awarenet programme at the Science Festival Africa 2014. awarenet is a new interactive education and communication platform for schools, designed Read more about SciFest 2014 Review[…]

VSA presents awarenet with new features at SciFest 2014 “Into Space”

On the 12th of March 2014, the annual Science Festival starts in Grahamstown. As usual, thousands of learners with their teachers will be there, eager to learn and discover the wonders of science and technology. This years’ theme is “Into Space”, and the Village Scribe Association will play their part by presenting the awarenet project Read more about VSA presents awarenet with new features at SciFest 2014 “Into Space”[…]

The VSA presents awareNet at the Science Festival

Come and see us at SciFest 2012! This year, the VSA is for the first time a contributor and proudly presents awareNet. We not only have computers there, on which we show awareNet content and explain the functionality of awareNet. You can also chat to all sorts of different awareNet users: learners from the various Read more about The VSA presents awareNet at the Science Festival[…]

This year’s number of awareNet workshop themes just exploded!

On awareNet, you can chat with your friends, upload your photos and videos, fiddle with your profile page, write witty blogs or discuss controversial topics. If all of that becomes too boring, because you have done it on numerous other websites, you can start working on a collaborative project which will take you back to Read more about This year’s number of awareNet workshop themes just exploded![…]

VSA and awareNet at SciFest Africa 2012

The VSA will present awareNet and it’s content during this year’s SciFest in Grahamstown, South Africa, 14.-20.3.2012. The theme of the SciFest is “Science rocks!”, so we chose the title “Rocks and Music in Social Networking” for our exhibition. The VSA and the learners themselves, i.e. awareNet users from Grahamstown, will present their projects about Read more about VSA and awareNet at SciFest Africa 2012[…]