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Youth knowledge exchange

posted 24 May 2012, 06:28 by Rickard Lundquist


Figure 1: Learners use the new computer program

Three students Marcus, Rebecca and Jolin from ProCivitas Gymnasium School located in Sweden have recently visited South Africa to partake in a Partner Schools Project which is a natural wing of the Star For Life Programme. They donated laptops which were then distributed to SA schools. The main purpose of this initiative is to enhance computer skills and academic performance of learners since all the laptops are installed with Khan Academy program comprising learning areas or subjects that are in the South African curriculum.


Figure 2: Marcus Share Knowledge With Teachers

Marcus, Rebecca and Jolin played a pivotal role in ensuring that all the laptops had the relevant software, the drawing up of the activity calendar for the distribution of laptops. They also shared their knowledge teachers and students of the following schools: Nkanyiso High School, Mangwazana High School, Hlazazana High School, Msindazwe Primary School, Phumulani Primary School, Safari Primary School, Magengebula Primary School as well as Macabuzela Primary School.


Figure 3: Primary school learners interact with Jolin

The SFL executive Director, Siphile Mdaka applauded the initiative and encourages tis partnership with the young people from around the world