ADESSA well represented at WCED event

Three hundred teachers attended a one- day conference on Friday, 15 July 2016, organized by the Western Cape Educatioin Department to encourage the use of technology.

On Monday, 18 July 2016 two hundred and twenty subject advisors and other officials of the Westen Cape attended a similar conference.  The CEO of ADESSA delivered the keynote address, entitiled “Transforming Education through ICT”.

The WCED invited a number of companies to exhibit during the two conference days, and most of them are ADESSA members.  It is great to see how the relationship between ADESSA and the different education departments is being strenghtended.

Chris van der Post of Sisonke, one of the new ADESSA members, exhibiting
Chris van der Post of Sisonke, one of the new ADESSA members, exhibiting

ADESSA AGM – 2016

The ADESSA AGM took place on 7 April 2016 in Cape Town.  The event was hosted by one of the members, Oxford University Press.

Brian Schreuder addressing the AGM
Brian Schreuder addressing the AGM

The turnout was the biggest ever experienced at an AGM meeting and the attendees were glued to their seats as Mr Brian Schreuder, DDG of the Western Cape Education Department explained the meaning and implications of the “Game Changer” policy of the province.

Two new members were elected to join the ADESSA committee and we welcome Vivian Naidoo of MIB and Craig of Fuelonline to the committee.