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Grade Nine Excels at Programming

Yaseen Mowzer, a grade nine learner at Fairbairn College, Goodwood, Cape Town succeeded in beating all but one of the 4 747 entries in this year’s Standard Bank Programming Olympiad. He was beaten only by Gold Medal winner Guy Paterson-Jones, a grade 12 learner at Bishops.  ______________________________ Yaseen Mowzer is a regular participant in Maths competitions, […]

Teams do their Universities proud

The Finals of the Standard Bank IT challenge were held in Johannesburg this week.  Like in 2012, the University of Cape Town produced the winning team, but this time Stellenbosch University came close to beating them Both teams solved all seven problems.  When this happens the winning team is chosen on time.  The timing is […]

SA Wins Bronze at International Programming Olympiad

Four South African learners competed against the top young programmers from eighty other countries at the International Olympiad in Informatics in Brisbane Australia – one of them succeeded in winning a bronze medal. Every year the four best young programmers from countries around the world are invited to participate in the International Olympiad in Informatics.  […]

Learners shine in computer applications

Almost half of the more than 17 000 entrants for the 2013 Applications Olympiad and four of the eleven Finalists were girls. The Finalists were from only four provinces, KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape, Western Cape and Mpumalanga. “It is most unusual not to have a number of Finalists from Gauteng” explained Olympiad Manager Peter Waker. The Finalists […]

CSSA Western Cape Chapter Event – Special Interest Group in Software Testing (SIGIST) – 14 May 2013

IITPSA Western Cape Chapter Special Interest Group in Software Testing (SIGIST) The SIGIST is back in Cape Town after a long wait and numerous requests from the testing community. IITPSA and iLAB have worked together to finally put the SIGIST back on our calendars after the event has been absent for a few years. The […]

CSSA Event: SIGIST Focus Group: 22nd May 2013

Building your software testing career The South African Software Testing Qualifications Board can help software testers and organizations to get recognition for the valuable work that they do. ABSTRACT:   There are currently 280 000 ISTQB certified testers in more than 70 countries world-wide with a current growth rate of approximately 10 000 new certifications […]

One click away from a whole new world

Wednesday 6 April was a momentous day for the learners of Camphill School, near Hermanus in the Western Cape. It marked the official opening of its brand new computer lab. Thanks largely to the generosity of the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa , together with the Papillon Foundation, the School is now the […]

New Members – April 2013

Member Number Member Name Chapter  A034571 Mr. S. Angarai Ramani  Gauteng  A034645  Mr. O.N. Agunbiade  Gauteng  B034527  Mr. M. Bathula  Gauteng C033817  Mr. C. Challa  Gauteng C034355  Mr. R. Chandna  Gauteng  C034531  Mr. Z.J. Cen  Gauteng C034539 Mr. M. Chudacayandy Gauteng E034623 Mr. M.B. Elonga Gauteng G034515 Ms. P.C. Gomba Gauteng J034519 Mr. A. Jayarapu […]

New Members – March 2013

Member Number Member Name Chapter B034129 Mr. S. Bhaskara Gauteng C033989  Mr. V.R.G. Chakradhar Gauteng D033917  Mr. A.M. Dawnes  Gauteng  D034117  Mr. C. Dharshanam  Gauteng D034141  Mrs. U. Dyaberi  Gauteng  G033991  Mr. S. Gupta  Western Cape  G034071  Ms. S. Gorantla  Gauteng  K033979  Mr. M.A. Khaleed  Gauteng  K034133  Mr. S.R. Karumuri  Gauteng K034149  Mr. C. Kezias  […]

22nd CSSA Western Cape Golf Day and 3rd Pro-Am with PGA SA

Once again we were blessed with good weather and competitive golf. It’s remarkable that in 22 years we have only had a little bit of rain of on this day about five years ago, so long may it continue says Peter Aspinall from SBS Conferences who have been organsing this day from inception. We hosted […]

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