High school learners from two very different countries – South Africa and the US – shared their experiences of school and life during a marathon two-hour Zoom organised by Inkululeko and supported by Awarenet’s Talking Technology to Power project. Eight learners from a technical high school in Syracuse, New York, met with 12 learners from Read more about Youth find common ground across the Atlantic[…]
On Saturday morning we hosted the first WRO Robotics (World Robotics In-house Olympiad) Competition this year. A lot of learners from different schools around the neighbourhood and friends of the participants also attended the competition to root for their favourite teams. The three Robotics groups came together on Saturday and worked in groups of 4-7 Read more about WRO Robotics In-house Competition[…]
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”. Read more about Renewed support for awarenet from HCI Foundation![…]
One year, 12 months, 365 days sounded incredibly long but the time flew by as fast as the airplane that brought us here on the 18th of August 2017. Our year was full of adventures, with positive as well as negative experiences, and daily challenges. Now we are sitting here and will take a short Read more about A trip down memory lane[…]
The Joza Youth Hub Open Day took place on the 26th of May and we were having lots of fun. Feel free to have a quick read!
Today is #GivingTuesday a movement to create an international day of giving as a counterpoint to the commercial days of BlackFriday and CyberMonday. It introduces the Christmas season with the thought of giving something to the less fortunate among us. Join the spirit of giving by helping us build educational opportunities for youth in an Read more about It’s #GivingTuesday![…]
Two weeks ago, we had the nice guys from the Fondazione Bruno Kessler, based in Trentino, Italy, teach our learners programming, using Blockly games.