The awarenet Open Lab

The awarenet open lab is an open computer lab available to everyone in the Joza and neighboring communities in Makhanda, it is mainly used by school children of the surrounding primary and secondary schools. We also have a number of adults who come to use our open lab in the morning. They mainly use it Read more about The awarenet Open Lab[…]

awarenet CDs are produced and were given out at the launch party

All the songs of the awarenet Peace Project 2013 are recorded and the CDs are produced. Congratulations! The CD was released on the first day of the Grahamstown Arts Festival 2014, on Thursday, the 3rd of July 2014 during a small celebration party for all people involved and our partners, supporters and friends. The event Read more about awarenet CDs are produced and were given out at the launch party[…]

The 2nd awarenet Peace Day Concert

We can proudly announce that the second annual awarenet Peace Day Concert took place and was a huge success. Some people might complain now that Peace Day is on the 21st and not on the 18th, but to keep the peace and to make people happy, we decided that the 18th had to be the Read more about The 2nd awarenet Peace Day Concert[…]

The awarenet music and peace project 2013 has started!

This week was the first week of our music and peace project on awarenet which will lead to the Peace Concert on Peace Day in September 2013. Terri-Lynn Penney, the awarenet coordinator in Grahamstown, accepted the participation of 5 schools, namely CM Vellem Higher Primary School, Good Shepherd Primary School, Mary Waters High School, Nathaniel Read more about The awarenet music and peace project 2013 has started![…]

Very successfull&lively launch of the awarenet Peace Song Collection CD

The awarenet Peace Song Collection CD is out and distributed to all the participants of the project. The VSA organised a launch party to celebrate the event appropriately and thank everyone wholeheartedly who was involved in the awarenet theme song project. Terri-Lynn Penney organised the event (Fr, 1/2/13 at Nombulelo SS hall) and invited awarenet Read more about Very successfull&lively launch of the awarenet Peace Song Collection CD[…]

awarenet Peace Song Compilation CD Release Party

This week, the VSA will officially release the awarenet Peace Song Compilation CD in South Africa with a big Release Party in Grahamstown. The event will take place on Friday 1/2/13 at 2.30 pm at Nombulelo Hall in Joza. Invited is everyone who took part in the awarenet Peace Song Project in 2012 and a Read more about awarenet Peace Song Compilation CD Release Party[…]

A generous donation leads to an official awarenet CD release party!

The VSA has received a generous donation by an overseas member to produce another 100 awarenet Peace Song Collection CDs. This means that every participant in the awarenet Peace Song Project will receive their own copy, and the rest can be used for advertising our programme and hopefully to attract more funding to repeat the Read more about A generous donation leads to an official awarenet CD release party![…]

Learners working on awareNet during break time

Watch this, teachers of Grahamstown! More and more learners are so eager to join awareNet sessions, which are being held by our community coordinator Terri Penney, that they agree to have that session moved to their break time. Remember, these learners are pretty normal teenagers and just like all of them everywhere in the world Read more about Learners working on awareNet during break time[…]

Background Information on The awareNet Peace Song Collection 2011

Are you aware yet? This blog provides more information to the music CD The awareNet Peace Song Collection 2011, which will be published soon. The challenge – write a theme song for awareNet Popular music culture is big amongst the youth worldwide – in Grahamstown East the Rap and Hip Hop music forms are particularly Read more about Background Information on The awareNet Peace Song Collection 2011[…]

Teachers become awareNet Champions for Sustainability

The VSA now focusus on training teachers how to use and teach the use of awareNet to learners and how to integrate the awareNet programme into their regular teaching. Initially, we mainly trained learners, which was important to find out if awareNet is interesting for them, and if they understand the concept and design. That Read more about Teachers become awareNet Champions for Sustainability[…]