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Life-Long Learning - Bridging the digital divide in SA

Speaker(s): Shereen Dindar

Session Abstract

This presentation will cover the following points:
1. The importance and nature of a life long learner;
2. We need to make education in all sectors accessible to the life long learner;
3. Addressing the skills shortage crises;
4. How does SA deal with and cope with the digital divide?
5. Corporate Social Investment, a mere philanthropic gesture?
6. Questioning the current teaching methodology and philosophy of the SA Education Culture;
7. Growing the Sakai Community for those new to Sakai, considering SA government's stance towards the use of open source;
8. Envisioning the future for SA Education through collaboration and investing by becoming part of the 'global' community

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