ADESSA Welcomes PURPLEZA

PurpleZA is the latest company that has joined the ranks of ADESSA members – ADESSA is delighted to welcome the company and its leaders to be part of our professional body.

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PurpleZA is professional development that: 

  • provides agency
  • is differentiated
  • is personalised
  • builds community
  • sparks JOY!

Purple PD lets your teachers choose when, where, what, and how they learn. Making sure it’s all about them: their subject, their interests, their skill level, their way! World-class PD for innovative schools. 

PurpleZA offers a gamified platform connecting schools to learning, workshops connecting questions to answers, webinars connecting edtech to pedagogies, events connecting teachers to purpose and a tribe which connects the very best kind of world-changing humans – to each other!

PurpleZA is all about

CODING AND ROBOTICS

Workshops for Foundation Phase teachers

INTRODUCTION TO CODING AND ROBOTICS

The new coding and robotics subject is aimed at guiding and preparing learners to solve problems, think critically, work collaboratively and creatively, and function in a digital and information-driven world. But how are you, the teacher, coping? Are you feeling lost when the term “coding and robotics” is used? Attend this popular workshop and get the uncertainty out of the way.

Date: 28 September 2021

Time: 14:00 – 16:00

Cost: R250

ENGINEERING/DESIGN PROCESS IN CODING AND ROBOTICS

When teaching the robotics and coding curriculum, the Engineering Design Process (Investigate, Design, Make, Evaluate, Communicate – IDMEC) forms the backbone of the subject and should be used to structure the delivery of all learning aims.

Date: 30 September 2021

Time: 14:00 – 16:00

Cost: R250

For more information and to register click HERE.

Macmillan 16 September 2021

A GIANT LEAP FOR SPORTS ADMIN: SPORTSCAP SPORTS MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

School sports administration has been simplified and streamlined with the forward thinking of the SportsCap Sports Management Software.

Dated and time-consuming manual processing is a thing of the past with SportsCap’s easy to use and slick interface.

Integration is the buzz word and that is exactly what this software does.

With exciting features such as automatic age banding logic, the ability to capture team sheets, fixtures and results as well as load reports and essential data, seamless integration into Edupac’s already established software, as well as automatic BokSmart integration, SportsCap is the full circle sports admin solution. 

SportsCap are the developers and official software partners for BokSmart and is proud to announce the launch of this exciting new software, which will be available as of January 2022.

Sportscap 1 Sept 2021

Normalize your work environment through AI

[This article has been contributed by UC-Wireless]

How many more waves does the world need to be convinced that Artificial Intelligence-based screening is the best way to return to a “normal” safe work environment that will minimise business disruption and maximise safe working and wellness for employees?

Find out how Instant Vitals can “normalise” your working environment by clicking HERE.

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FREE WEBINAR: TECHNOLOGICAL, PEDAGOGICAL CONTENT KNOWLEDGE (TPACK)

Technology has become an increasingly important part of learners’ lives beyond school, and even within the classroom it can help increase their understanding of complex concepts or encourage collaboration among peers. Because of these benefits, current educational practice suggests that teachers implement some form of technology in their classrooms – but many teachers face difficulties in doing so. This webinar will give you some insight regarding the right tech to choose for your lesson.

Date: 26 August 2021

Time: 14:30 – 15:30

To register, click HERE.

Macmillan 10 August 2021

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