The curriculum

The Via Afrika Digital Education Academy offers a variety of training sessions, categorised into theme-specific courses. The information below provides an overview of the different sessions or you can download a detailed catalogue by clicking the button below.

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VIA AFRIKA DIGITAL EDUCATION ACADEMY

SACE Provider Number: PR12890

Course 1

KNOW AND USE YOUR ANDROID TABLET DEVICE

  • beginner level

    • session 1: ALL ABOUT ANDROID TABLET DEVICES
    • session 2: MAKING CONTACT WITH THE WORLD
    • session 3: MY ANDROID TABLET DEVICE IS MINE!
  • intermediate level

    • session 1: THERE’S AN ANDROID APP FOR THAT
    • session 2: FINDING IT ON THE INTERNET
    • session 3: MAKING THE ANDROID TABLET DEVICE WORK FOR YOU – FILES
  • advanced level

    • session 1: MAKING THE ANDROID TABLET DEVICE WORK FOR YOU – CALENDARS AND DATA MANAGEMENT
    • session 2: MAKING THE ANDROID TABLET DEVICE WORK FOR YOU – eBOOKS AND eREADERS
    • session 3: TAKING THE ANDROID TABLET TO SCHOOL

Course 2

SOCIAL MEDIA ON ANDROID TABLET DEVICES

  • beginner level

    • session 1: INTRODUCING SOCIAL MEDIA
    • session 2: CREATING YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS
    • session 3: SOCIAL MEDIA IN THE CLASSROOM - USEFUL OR JUST FUN?
  • intermediate level

    • session 1: DON’T FORGET THE OTHER SOCIAL MEDIA
    • session 2: FACEBOOK IN THE CLASSROOM
    • session 3: TWITTER IN THE CLASSROOM
  • advanced level

    • session 1: A LOOK AT YOUTUBE
    • session 2: YOUTUBE IN THE CLASSROOM
    • session 3: BLOGGING IN THE CLASSROOM

Course 3

GOOGLE AND GOOGLE APPS ON ANDROID TABLET DEVICES

  • beginner level

    • session 1: THE GOOGLE APPS PACKAGE AND GOOGLE DRIVE
    • session 2: GOOGLE DOCS
    • session 3: GOOGLE CALENDAR AND GOOGLE SLIDES
  • intermediate level

    • session 1: GOOGLE+
    • session 2: GOOGLE HANGOUTS
    • session 3: CREATING MY OWN TEACHING AND LEARNING CONTENT
  • advanced level

    • session 1: GOOGLE APPS THAT WILL OPEN A NEW WORLD TO YOUR LEARNERS
    • session 2: STREAMLINE YOUR CLASS WITH GOOGLE FORMS
    • session 3: GOOGLE SHEETS

Course 4

DIGITAL LEARNING IN SCHOOLS FOR ANDROID USERS

  • beginner level

    • session 1: WHY eLEARNING?
    • session 2: GETTING TECHNICAL
    • session 3: MANAGEMENT AND USAGE OF ICTs IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • intermediate level

    • session 1: CONTENT FOR THE TABLET DEVICES
    • session 2: APPS FOR TEACHERS FOR DEMONSTRATIONS AND CONTENT CREATION
    • session 3: ONLINE ASSESSMENT TOOLS
  • advanced level

    • session 1: LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
    • session 2: GAMES TEACH TOO
    • session 3: THE GAMIFICATION OF EDUCATION

Course 5

KNOW AND USE YOUR WINDOWS TABLET DEVICE

  • beginner level

    • session 1: ALL ABOUT MY WINDOWS TABLET DEVICE
    • session 2: MAKING CONTACT WITH THE WORLD WITH MY WINDOWS TABLET DEVICE
    • session 3: MY WINDOWS TABLET DEVICE IS MINE!
  • intermediate level

    • session 1: THERE’S A WINDOWS APP FOR THAT
    • session 2: FINDING IT ON THE INTERNET
    • session 3: MAKING THE WINDOWS TABLET DEVICE WORK FOR YOU - FILES
  • advanced level

    • session 1: MAKING THE WINDOWS TABLET DEVICE WORK FOR YOU - CALENDARS AND DATA MANAGEMENT
    • session 2: MAKING THE WINDOWS TABLET DEVICE WORK FOR YOU - eBOOKS AND eREADERS
    • session 3: TAKING THE WINDOWS TABLET DEVICE TO SCHOOL

Course 6

SOCIAL MEDIA ON WINDOWS TABLET DEVICES

  • beginner level

    • session 1: INTRODUCING SOCIAL MEDIA
    • session 2: CREATING YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS
    • session 3: SOCIAL MEDIA IN THE CLASSROOM: USEFUL OR JUST FUN?
  • intermediate level

    • session 1: DON’T FORGET THE OTHER SOCIAL MEDIA
    • session 2: FACEBOOK IN THE CLASSROOM
    • session 3: TWITTER IN THE CLASSROOM
  • advanced level

    • session 1: A LOOK AT YOUTUBE
    • session 2: YOUTUBE IN THE CLASSROOM
    • session 3: BLOGGING IN THE CLASSROOM

Course 7

MICROSOFT FOR WINDOWS TABLET DEVICES

  • beginner level

    • session 1: INTRODUCING MICROSOFT OFFICE 365 EDUCATION AND ONEDRIVE
    • session 2: MICROSOFT WORD AND MICROSOFT OUTLOOK
    • session 3: MICROSOFT POWERPOINT
  • intermediate level

    • session 1: MICROSOFT ONENOTE
    • session 2: SKYPE AND YAMMER
    • session 3: MICROSOFT FORMS AND ONLINE ASSESSMENT APPS
  • advanced level

    • session 1: MICROSOFT MIX AND BLENDED LEARNING
    • session 2: MICROSOFT EXCEL
    • session 3: OFFICE SWAY AND THE MICROSOFT EDUCATOR COMMUNITY

Course 8

DIGITAL LEARNING IN SCHOOLS FOR WINDOWS USERS

  • beginner level

    • session 1: WHY eLEARNING?
    • session 2: GETTING TECHNICAL
    • session 3: MANAGEMENT AND USAGE OF ICTs IN SCHOOLS
  • intermediate level

    • session 1: CONTENT FOR WINDOWS TABLET DEVICES
    • session 2: APPS FOR TEACHERS FOR DEMONSTRATIONS AND CONTENT CREATION
    • session 3: ONLINE ASSESSMENT TOOLS
  • advanced level

    • session 1: LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
    • session 2: GAMES TEACH TOO
    • session 3: THE GAMIFICATION OF EDUCATION

course 9

  • beginner level

    • session 1: EDUCATION IS CHANGING – SO WHAT?
    • session 2: THE VIA AFRIKA CHANGE MANAGEMENT MINDSET MODEL FOR DIGITAL EDUCATION IMPLEMENTATION
    • session 3: MAKING MYSELF ADAPT-ABLE TO CHANGE
  • intermediate level

    • session 1: THE ROLE OF THE CHANGE FACILITATOR IN THE VIA AFRIKA CHANGE MANAGEMENT MINDSET MODEL FOR DIGITAL EDUCATION IMPLEMENTATION
    • session 2: WORKING WITH STAKEHOLDERS
    • session 3: WORKING WITH THE STAKEHOLDERS – SKILLS ASSESSMENT AND PLANNING
  • advanced level

    • session 1: DEVELOPING THE IMPLEMENTATION PLAN
    • session 2: IMPLEMENTING THE IMPLEMENTATION PLAN
    • session 3: MAKING CHANGE STICK