Leap to Know joins FEDSAS manager Riaan van der Bergh on a live tech talk. DATE AND TIME: 10 November 2020 at 14:00. Join the webinar made possible by the FEDSAS Centre for Technology by clicking on this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_gGDLUzYqTXG6u8g_Y4N-pQ … Continued
How can you help preschoolers and school starters to improve the skills they may have missed out on?
The South African educational sector currently faces multiple challenges. At Leap to Know we do all we can to stay informed of the impact of Covid-19 and Lockdown on our children. Dr Zahraa McDonald, a South African researcher, warns that … Continued
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Leap to Know is excited about piloting the first phase of our tablet-based program at Brooklyn Primary School. Each Grade-1 class represents at least 10 different home languages – ranging from Sepedi and Zulu to Indonesian. Would the Leap to … Continued
Congratulations to all winners in the EdTechXGlobal Startup Awards. According to Benjamin Vedrenne-Cloquet, Co-founder of EdTechXGlobal, “participation for this year’s awards was the highest yet with 182 applications from 30 countries showcasing the best and brightest companies in the global … Continued
Leap to Know will be pitching in London at the EdTechXGlobal on 19 June. The London EdTech Week runs from 18 to 24 June. The theme is “Eternally Learning” – a concept close to our heart. Looking forward to sharing … Continued
An article by Carolyn Savage that is worth reading: http://consiliumeducation.com/itm/2017/08/20/mother-tongue-learning/ “Children with a strong foundation in their first language often display a deeper understanding of themselves and their place within society, along with an increased sense of well-being and confidence.”
Pages 77-83 of the Child Gauge 2017 (published by the Children’s Institute, University of Cape Town) contains an essay identifying learning to read as a national priority and a critical foundation for formal education. “The essay outlines the causes of South Africa’s poor reading outcomes … Continued
This TED talk contains many ideas worth spreading, especially in South African where studies have shown 58% of Grade-4-learners in South African cannot read: https://www.ted.com/talks/amel_karboul_the_global_learning_crisis_and_what_to_do_about_it?utm_campaign=tedspread–b&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=tedcomshare