Via Afrika
Digital Education Academy

Make digital education work for you.


How does it work?

Face-to-face training

In these 2-hour training sessions, you will meet in a group of a minimum of 10 teachers and the expert facilitator to complete the session. You will receive a set of session notes. You will be able to do the assessment after the session in your own time, and submit it by the due date.

These training sessions are held across the country when numbers allow.

If you have a group of at least 10 teachers who are interested in the training, click the button below.

Cost: R570 per two-hour session

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Online training

Log in online and do the session at your own pace. The sessions are made up of videos as well as online activities and assessments. You will be able to download a set of course notes to guide you. You will be able to do the assessment after the course in your own time, and submit it by the due date.

We currently offer 72 sessions from Courses 1 to 8 as online training. Scroll down for the full Via Afrika Digital Education Academy curriculum.

Cost: R125 per two-hour session

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Please note: You need to bring your own Android tablet device or Windows tablet device as well as charger and extension cord to face-to-face sessions, or have access to one for online sessions, depending on the session you are attending.


All training courses are being submitted to the South African Council for Educators (SACE) to be endorsed with the relevant Professional Development (PD) points. In addition to this, you will receive a certificate issued by Via Afrika, as well as a digital badge for inclusion in your online profiles to show others just how you are developing your digital knowledge and skills.


For the online training, you will need access to an internet connection as well as an Android or Windows tablet device. You will also need a computer to view the training on while you work with your tablet. You can view the training on any internet-connected computer, anywhere.