GWF Week In Edu-Tweets #79

1. From GWF Head of Development Ryan James, When you work in a tech enabled space, you embrace every aspect of it such as selfie moments while at work from GWF HR Administrator Amukelani Nzobe on this tweet! Love it.


2. From JDLC, Living in a province that holds the highest number of guest destinations country wide, the GWF BA students are taking advantage of such knowledge and learning skills that will allow them to access careers within the hospitality industry that is perfectly within their reach. This learning is done through an online programme called LobsterInk.


3. From JDLC Open Learning Academy Coordinator Kind Khoza, the Ntshuxekani Preschool kids are part of more than 5000 rural school learners that now have access to GWF’s Open Learning Academy programme that supports and encourages digital learning. Maths, English and Conservation learning have never been so much fun to learn for these young children.


4. From HuntDLC Open Learning Academy Facilitator Bheki Mashaba. Right before a conservation lesson about the big five takes place, the Hundzukani Primary School Grade 3 learners caught up on their digital English lessons.


5. From HDLC Open Learning Academy Facilitator Rifilwe Malumane. Open Learning+ is an extension from the Open Learning Academy programme. This programme has Grade 5 children from the various schools that participate in GWF’s Open Learning Programme; flying drones, programing robots and coding as well learning about stories every week.


6. From HuntDLC Open Learning Academy Facilitator Bheki Mashaba who was trained to run yoga classes by GWF volunteer Julia Geffers early this year. Bheki and five other GWF staff from the various campuses run weekly yoga classes for both the Bridging and Open Learning Academies.


7. From EduTechAfrica, The GWF team will be showcasing what we do, how we do it, why we do it as well as looking at what content and tech we can curate from the largest education technology conference in Africa, to further create wonder-filled learning for people living in rural areas.


8. From HuntDLC Open Learning Coordinator Glenrose Mashigo. The HuntDLC Open Learning Team helps young children from the Hundzukani Primary school embrace digital tools for learning.


9. From JDLC Open Learning Academy Coordinator Kind Khoza. Kind and her team launched Open Learning Academy Phase two at Babati Primary School early this month. It is amazing to see that the now Grade five learners are thrilled to be doing their math and English on digital tools again.


10. From GWF CEO Kate Groch, It was amazing to see the Mketse Primary School children’s parents get so excited by the programe GWF was putting in place to help their children learn in a fun and engaging digital way. Here is to a fun and digital future!


11. From, JDLC Open Learning Academy Coordinator Kind Khoza. Kind captures an important moment as GWF CEO Kate Groch hands the keys over to the SGB and Principal of Mketese, marking a very hopeful beginning of wonder-filled learning for the school and community of Justicia.


12. From HuntDLC Bridging Academy Coordinator Yingisani Khoza. Yongisani and her team had GWF Volunteers Toby and Charlie Milner visiting to assess how the staff reading circles were progressing. The reading circles are intended to help develop GWF Staff’s English Grammar. We are proud to announce that they were pleased with what has been achieved so far.


13. From HDLC Open Learning Academy Facilitator and Barista Teaman Manzini. The team had the Orphans and Vulnerable children from the Shabalala Village in Hazyview practicing their English reading during their Open Learning lessons.


Compiled by the Hazyview Media Agency.