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What is the real value of a matric certificate by Lieb Liebenberg

So it is that time of the year again where the exams are done and peace has returned to homes. With many matrics already having left for the beach with their friends for a much anticipated holiday, parents probably have two wishes:

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5 Dec 2017|Editor


Learning Myth: “If you can Google it, no need to study it!” by Lieb Liebenberg

Anyone that is involved in education knows about the prominence of 21st century skills in discussions about the future of learning and that it should form an integral part of any education system which claims to prepare students for their working life. Initially the discussion was only about the 4 C’s (Critical thinking, Creativity, Collaboration and Communication) but these have now been expanded to include Character and Citizenship as well, with Computational skills perhaps waiting in the wings to be added too…

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7 Nov 2017|Editor


Save the Date - Africa's First Conference on Mind Brain Education & Technology

Does using your brain still have a purpose in a technology-driven world?

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3 Nov 2017|Editor


Allen Glen High School - Case Study

Allen Glen High School is situated in Allens Nek, Roodepoort and currently has 1184 learners. Working with ITSI they are using blended learning to ensure that all learners take advantage of 21st century learning and are equipped to succeed in the modern economy.

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2 Nov 2017|Editor


EduTech 2017 Highlights

Executive Head of Sales: Wikus Breetzke is featured in this highlight video from EduTech 2017 as he gives an overview of Digital Lessons an innovative package of resources available from ITSI. He provides viewers with a detailed explanation of how technology can enhance the learning process and help to develop 21st century learning in schools.

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12 Oct 2017|Editor


Myths in Education - The Learning Pyramid by Lieb Liebenberg

The Learning Pyramid is an attempt to categorise different modes of teaching in terms of their value for learning -  with “Teach others” as the most effective mode of learning something new and “Lecture” being the least effective.

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9 Oct 2017|Editor


ITSI wins Supplier of the Year award for Basic Education at EduWeek 2017

EduWeek Awards recognise excellence across education ecosystem Read more...

5 Oct 2017|Editor


ITSI Launches Digital Lessons

ITSI launches collection of thousands of interactive digital resources in Math, Physical Science, Life Science and Chemistry

Interactive teaching resources in the form of photos, videos, animations, assessments and other simulations covering hundreds of various topics available as part of internationally recognised digital lessons

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3 Oct 2017|Editor


Cape Recife High School - Using Technology to Enhance Learning

Cape Recife High is the largest schools of its kind in the Eastern Cape catering for learners with special needs from Grade RRR to 12. There are currently 416 learners - see how they make use of technology to enhance learning in the 21st century.

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28 Sep 2017|Editor


E-Learning Success at Maragon Olympus

Maragon Olympus is an independent school catering for grade RRR to 12 learners, situated in Pretoria East, Gauteng. The school currently has more than 900 learners and around 58 teachers. They first introduced ITSI's platform in 2012 and has been key in setting the tone for the use of technology in classrooms. This is their e-learning journey.

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26 Sep 2017|Editor


Upcoming Events During September and October 2017

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12 Sep 2017|Editor


Midstream College Road Map to E-learning Success

Midstream College is an independent school catering for grade 8 to 12 learners, situated in Centurion, Gauteng. The college currently has 915 learners and around 67 teachers. Midstream College became a ITSI 21st century e-learning partner in 2016.

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12 Sep 2017|Editor


Learning Styles are dead - long live content!

Learning styles are one of those topics we should no longer be spending time on - either writing or reading - very much like one would not spend time on an article about the flat earth. And yet, here we are - talking about “learning styles” once again?

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30 Aug 2017|Editor


Spotlight on: Our Lady of Fatima

Our Lady of Fatima is a Dominican Convent School, situated in Durban North, KwaZulu-Natal. This an independent school, established in 1954, and has 640 learners and a staff of 60. They cater for girls from grade 1 to 12. 

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16 Aug 2017|Liesl


Leaving footprints at WetNose

On Friday 7 July, a team from ITSI visited WetNose Animal Rescue Centre to spend the afternoon with the animals. WetNose Animal Rescue Center is a Right to Life animal shelter that rescues, rehabilitates and then re-homes abused, abandoned and neglected animals.

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9 Aug 2017|Liesl


Future-proof your teaching

The pursuit of knowledge in the 21st century has never been easier than it is with technology granting us access to unlimited resources and self-improvement guidance – even in an ever-changing world and educational market.

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2 Aug 2017|Liesl


Honouring students

ITSI invited the Honors Informatics students at the University of Pretoria to analyse our online store in terms of user experience. Through user-testing, problem areas and challenges had to be identified. 

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6 Jul 2017|Liesl


1 month, 10 events, more than 400 educators

Since 2014, ITSI annually embarks on a roadshow throughout the country to educate and inform
schools on e-learning, as well as the new features offered through our platform.

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29 Jun 2017|Liesl


ITSI CEO Lieb Liebenberg finalist for FNB Business Innovator of the Year 2017

The annual FNB Business Innovation Awards recognise and celebrate the efforts of high-impact entrepreneurs who have embraced many challenges to create world-class, innovative and scalable companies that continue to forge unique ways of doing business.

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22 Jun 2017|Liesl


E-learning in primary schools

Within 21st century education, e-learning is likely one of the most complex terms that we use on a frequent basis. In this article, “e-learning” refers to the use of ICT in conjunction with traditional face-to-face educational methods in the classroom, therefore providing a blended learning experience.

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25 Apr 2017|Liesl


Spotlight on: Laerskool Stellenbosch

Many primary schools are still hesitant to place tablets in the hands of their learners. The schools that have taken the decision to do so, however, can’t see themselves ever returning to hard copies and even go so far as to raise concerns over high schools not embracing technology to its full extent.

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20 Apr 2017|Liesl


Teachers getting tech-smart

In June 2015, Vodacom, in partnership with ITSI, rolled out its initial Smart School Project to five schools in the Free State.

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14 Feb 2017|Liesl


Spotlight on: The principal of Allen Glen High School

In 2014, Allen Glen High School started their e-learning journey with ITSI and three years later, Principal Dr Johan Wiehahn, still believes that it was the right move. Initially they wanted to move away from hard copy textbooks, but did not want to disrupt their teaching and learning. Today, we are proud to say that Allen Glen is one of the schools that constantly challenges ITSI to create even better tools to assist schools through technology.

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7 Feb 2017|Liesl


Implementation success

As many of the schools – making use of the e-learning tools provided by ITSI  – already know, implementation during January is a team effort. From Wi-Fi setup and new devices, to tech upgrades and more, our Support team did it all. 

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31 Jan 2017|Liesl


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