If the global vision is that of maximizing the power of technologies for better economies, then educational institutions, such as schools, are strategically suitable incubators for such with the teachers being central in the realization of such vision. In this regard, it is important for them to be sufficiently empowered even for this task.
This is a Continued Professional Development Course (CPD) intended for the in-service teachers, teaching learners from the Foundation Phase level up to the FET band level (grade R to grade 12), as described in the South African Education system. It is aimed at assisting them in developing sufficient knowledge and skills that will equip them to effectively integrate these technologies into their created learning environments.
The course assumes that teachers have a working knowledge in the use of computers or any other devices that can access an online platform. the course is mainly delivered on line through a user friendly Virtual Learning Environment, and of course with 24/7 dedicated technical assistance. Over this period, 3 modules will be covered with appropriate assessment.
A certificate of achievement will be awarded to those with 50% attainment in all the modules. This can be possibly attained when one has achieved the minimum of 50% in each module.
At the end of the course, it is anticipated that course participants will be able to: