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Let’s assess and improve the Internet: help UNESCO develop the tools

– UNESCO’s project to define Internet Universality indicators aims to build a framework of indicators to assess levels of achievement of the Internet in individual countries. Do you work for a government, for an intergovernmental organization or for an NGO, the private sector or the technical community? Are you are an academic, a journalist or a […]

2017 JCSE ICT Skills Survey

– Are you an employer of ICT skills? Are you a practitioner of ICT skills? Whether you work in the information & communications technology field, from student to CIO, from hacker to enterprise architect, we need your help! No matter what industry or sector you manage, if you employ or contract with people who have […]

Rising above the storm

– On the day the storm closed Western Cape schools, one Paarl teacher made a plan to let her top learner take part in the qualifying round of a national computer Applications Olympiad. For an hour on the unexpected ‘day off’, Marlene Dreyer used her home as an exam venue. She supervised as Mia de […]

Computer Society of Zimbabwe (CSZ) Summer School (CSZSS17)

ICTs ARE CRITICAL TOOLS FOR PROMOTING HUMAN DEVELOPMENT, AND REDUCING INEQUALITIES – The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development includes a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and tackle climate change by 2030. – The new SDGs, and the broader sustainability agenda, go much further in addressing the […]

IITPSA Eastern Cape Chapter Awards Dinner

Eastern Cape IT Experts honoured – Seven leading Eastern Cape IT experts were honoured for their achievements at a well-attended gala awards dinner, organised by the Eastern Cape Chapter of the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (the IITPSA) and held at the Port Elizabeth St George’s Club on the 4th of May. – […]

IITPSA Bursary Award 2017

IITPSA has achieved many milestones over the past few years, including professional body recognition by SAQA and accreditation by IP3, achieving a member base of just under 8000 members and turning 60 this year (to name but a few). However, the milestone we are most proud of is that this year, for the first time […]

IITPSA Bursary Award 2017

IITPSA has achieved many milestones over the past few years, including professional body recognition by SAQA and accreditation by IP3, achieving a member base of just under 8000 members and turning 60 this year (to name but a few). However, the milestone we are most proud of is that this year, for the first time […]

2017 WISA Awards call for nominations is now open

The 2017 South African Women In Science Awards (WISA) call for nominations is now open.  The Department of Science and Technology would appreciate it if this call is published on your organisation’s website and other information platforms. NB. The closing date is 26 May 2017 WISA CALL for nominations 2017 Click here to read more…

Applications Olympiad: introduction of a second round

– 2017 Computer Applications Olympiad sees the introduction of a Second Round.  The Olympiad is for CAT learners, ICDL candidates and others who are computer literate. – Being able to use computer applications is fast becoming essential for study and work. Applications help learners to make sense of data and to strengthen insight. The Computer […]

News from IITPSA – April 2017

– IITPSA has reached many milestones over the past few years namely, accreditation by SAQA and IP3, achieving a member base of just under 8000 and turning 60 this year (to name but a few). However, the milestone I am so proud of and pleased about is that we have awarded our first IITPSA Bursary […]

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