23 February 2015
The Western Cape Department of
Education says it will be investing heavily in the E-learning project over the
next five years.
This as Premier Helen Zille on
Friday in her State of the Province Address which she tabled stated that
E-learning was one of the game-changers for the province.
Head of Ministry Bronagh Casey
said the project has the potential of making a major contribution towards
improving quality teaching and learning in this province.
Casey added that R1.2 billion has been invested
by the Western Cape Education Department to bring E-learning into our schools.
She emphasised that this strategy include the
number of components such as linking schools through a high speed real time Wide
Area Network known as Broadband. Then the provision of a local area network in
schools known as Wi-Fi.
"We will also refresh existing
Khanya Laboratories and the provision of Laboratories to schools. We will also be developing and extending an
online digital resource they will be made available to learners, teachers and
parents." Casey said.
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