Western Cape invest R273 million to E-learning

As from next month, Western Cape teachers will be taught how to create their own E-lessons for their learners. This is part of the R273 million E-learning investment from the Western Cape Department Education in this financial year.

It is reported that broadband infrastructure has been provided to 344 schools in Stellenbosch, Worcester, Paarl, George and the installations are scheduled to be completed soon. R1,2 billion will be invested into the project over a five year period.

We spoke to Jessica Shelver, Spokesperson for the MEC of Education:

Teachers will be able to start teaching lessons from their desktop on to board, that will appear on the tablets with the learners. Also it will assist the teacher with administrations because the tests will be done online at the learner’s desk

Jessica Shelver

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