Rhodes University High School Quiz

On the 14th of October 2021 our learners participated in the Rhodes University High School Quiz which was held online via Zoom and Kahoot. Awarenet had two teams in the competition which consisted of grade 8s who were in the Junior team and grade 12s who were in the Senior team. It was the first Read more about Rhodes University High School Quiz[…]

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[…]

With awarenet at the Science Fest

On the 9th of March the awarenet core group made an excursion to the Scifest – the annual Festival taking place in Makhanda/Grahamstown which showcases science, technology and innovation. This article is put together by videos and text created by the learners of the grade 10 core group themselves. Even though the weather was kind Read more about With awarenet at the Science Fest[…]

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[…]

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 at SciFest along with the British Councel’s Life Player

We proudly announce that awarenet will be presented to the public at SciFest for the second time. The Science Festival in Grahamstown starts today and is ends next week on the 19/03/13 – plenty of time to have a look at the learning network, to login and explore the features and content. You will also Read more about VSA presents awarenet at SciFest along with the British Councel’s Life Player[…]

VSA and awareNet at SciFest on BayTV!

At this year’s SciFest, the VSA presented awareNet to the public, mostly to learners, teachers and other visitors who were interested in education and science. The audience was excited and very inspired. Visitors got to try out awareNet on site and were able to upload their photos and videos, blog their experiences at SciFest and Read more about VSA and awareNet at SciFest on BayTV![…]

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[…]