ADESSA congratulates one of its members, Computers 4 Kids, for scooping up another two awards
Computers 4 Kids was placed third in the ‘Job Creation’ category at the Premier’s Entrepreneurship Recognition Awards (PERA) at a gala event hosted by the Premier and Minister Winde on 23 November 2016. This recognition was based on the Internet Champion programme that Computers 4 Kids is rolling out as part of the Western Cape’s Broadband initiative.
And then, on 6 December2016, the company won the SMME of the year award at the South African Premier Business Awards gala event in Gauteng. Once again the Internet Champion programmewas key to the company being awarded this prestigious accolade by Dr Rob Davies, the Minister of Trade and Industry.
On Thursday, 1 December 2016. a number of ADESSA members and SchoolAdvisor members came together at the offices of Investec in Cape Town to explore collaboration opportunities. The event was sponsored by Investec.
After brief introductions about Investec, ADESSA and SchoodAdvisor the attendees, all seated around tables strung together to form one long table, had the opportunity to “speed date” the person sitting directly opposite. After 4 minutes, at the sound of a bell, all shifted clockwise two places to the left, to find a new partner.
All in attendance agreed that it was time well spent. New contacts were made and the potential for future partnerships is positive. A similar event is planned for Gauteng early in 2017.
Partnerships are important for running successeful projects in education. ADESSA and SchoolAdvisor have joined forces to enable the members of both organizations to find potential partners.