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Next Edtech meetup around the corner

Edtech’s second Meetup for the year will take place on Tuesday the 1st of March. Our presenter will be Kevin Sherman, an educational consultant specialising in innovative teaching strategies. The topic for the presentation will be; SAMR: A Model for Successful...

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Career day held for Vision AfriKa matrics

Vision AfriKa’s Grade 12 learners recently attended a career guidance day, aimed at opening their eyes to the many options open to them post matriculation. The edutainment camp, which was held in the middle of February at the Simonsberg Christian Centre, provided...

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Team4Tech and Autodesk will return to train learners

Team4Tech and Autodesk will return to Makupula Secondary School on 12 March and 16 April this year, after a successful visit to the school in 2015. Training will include everything from photography to basic digital literacy, Tinkercad and 3D printing. GSDT, Eduvate...

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Vision AfriKa’s matriculants continue to excel

Vision AfriKa has maintained its matric pass rate of 95% and higher over the past 10 years. This year we can boast with 90% of our matriculants on the programme passing their Grade 12 exams with Bachelors’ Endorsements (compared to a national average of 26%). At least...

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New Grade 8 learners chosen

After a careful selection process, Vision AfriKa has now chosen the 40 Grade 8 learners who will join its educational development programme for this year. The students were picked from among 70 applicants based on how effectively they answered the questions posed to...

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Vision AfriKa is on Instagram

Follow Vision AfriKa on Instagram at @Vision_AfriKa. You will find photos of daily activities and special events and it is a quick and easy way to stay up to date with the school. On the 12th of March we will be posting photos taken by learners at the Tech day.

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Vision AfriKa hosts prize-giving ceremony

Vision AfriKa celebrated the hard work of its Grade 1 learners over the last year by hosting a prize-giving evening at the end of November. The event, which was held at the Ikhaya Trust Centre in the Kayamandi township, started with a slide show as the parents...

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3D printers, we are seeing double!

Vision AfriKa is the very proud owner of two Makerbot 3D printers. Autodesk donated these versatile and very exciting printers. At the Tech days learners have been learning how to work and design in Tinkercad, software allows the user the design 3D objects and then...

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Team4Tech and Autodesk hosts Tech Days

Vision AfriKa was host to two very successful Tech days in 2015. Team4Tech and Autodesk  presented the first Tech day in August and Eduvate and GSDT presented the second one in October. A Tech day is an opportunity for learners to work and play with technology. In the...

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SEED success story: Nicolas Mtaki

Nicolas Mtaki has started a small IT centre in his community. This will provide a place where young people can come and develop skills and surf the net. It has taken Nicolas Mtaki 3 months to find a suitable premise to locate the donated computers.  This was no small...

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Changes to the GSDT in 2014

The trustees of the GSDT wish to take this opportunity to share with you the changes that will be implemented at the Ikhaya Trust Centre from 1 January 2014.

In our newsletter of August 2013 we reported that the trustees … Read More

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GSDT German Newsletter 2013

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Newsletter, 2013

 

GSDT und VisionAfriKa

Die Treuhänder und Vorstandsmitglieder des GSDTs und VisionAfriKa stimmten grundsätzlich darin überein, die bestehende Kooperation zwischen den beiden Organisationen zu stärken und zu formalisieren. Seit 2003 arbeiten der GSDT und VisionAfriKa zusammen und teilen … Read More

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GSDT Newsletter 2013

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Newsletter, 2013

 

GSDT and VisionAfriKa

The trustees and executive board members of the GSDT and VisionAfriKa agreed in principal to strengthen and formalise the existing co-operation between the two organisations. The GSDT and VisionAfriKa have been working together … Read More

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GSDT and the World Design Capital 2014

The Ikhaya Trust Centre, designed to serve communal needs, also reflects the surrounding communal landscape of Khayamandi. It has the feel of a small village. Separate buildings, such as a day-care centre, an after-school-care centre, a multifunctional hall, an administrative … Read More

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