Very interesting article I found the other day. Worth a read. CAT and IT teachers in South Africa have so much we should be instilling into our students. We should be equipping them with the knowledge and tools to secure a better future for themselves. A skill-set that allows for change, adaptation and problem-solving by far exceeds memorisation of facts and figures!
The following article on the Zero Distance web site addresses a very real issue when it comes to technology, the digital divide and resources in South Africa:
“High profile initiatives like Microsoft’s digital villages died a death years’ ago, whilst large scale project, Gauteng online finally petered out this week. Kathryn Cave investigates what is really going on with South Africa’s rural tech initiatives.”