Khanya schools project wins award
By Marthe van der Wolf
22 November 2007
The Khanya project has won a national award for service delivery. Khanya’s work includes installing computer laboratories at schools. Also teachers get training and support of how to use ICT.
The project got the CPSI Public Sector Innovation award in the category of innovative use of ICT and information, communication technology. Khanya was the only finalist coming from the Western Cape.
“Thanks to Khanya, every high school in the Western Cape has at least one computer laboratory. Khanya is making steady progress in its efforts to provide ICT support for teaching and learning in all primary schools,” says Head of Education in the Western Cape Ron Swartz.
The award recognise successful and effective service delivery projects and initiatives.
“They try to award innovation in government service,” says manager of the Khanya project Kobus van wijk.