Websites for Animal Charity

In the Cloud is proud to share their portfolio of websites developed to assist animal charities in a small way. In addition to Natureza’s Catz Rescue (Sabie, Mpumalanga) which we assisted, the next charity we will be assisting is The Karoo Cat House (Philippolis, Free State), currently in the process of setting up a NPO. Please help us to help them! To get a feel of our work, visit the following: Online youth/science magazine: Quest – Science for South Africa Directory (database) of African scientists: African Scientists Directory Women and children in science: GenderInSITE Africa Online shop: Greenhashish Online shop: Weigh Less Fat Burner Seed NPO Animal Rescue: Naturezas Catz… Read More

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In the Cloud presenting to 150 top achievers from schools across all 9 provinces during SA National Science Olympiads Focus Week

See original article posted in the ASSAf Newsletter: http://www.assaf.co.za/newsletter/?p=2417 The NRF|SAASTA invites 150 top-performing learners across all 9 provinces to participate in the National Science Olympiad [NSO] annually. Selected learners from the SADEC countries are also invited to participate in activities during this four-day-long focus week. The focus week – referred to as the National Science Olympiads Focus Week – comprises of site excursions, motivational talks, role modelling sessions and science activities, to expose the learners to different science orientated career opportunities, as well as to spark and/or generate interest among learners to pursue science-related careers. This year’s focus week took place during the September school holidays, specifically from 23 – 27… Read More

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Addressing the South African reading literacy crisis using mobile technology

“In the Cloud” was invited by the Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA) to present a pre-conference workshop on mobile literacy on 30 September 2019. It was former president Nelson Mandela who said that education is the most powerful weapon which we can use to change the world. This includes librarians – through educating ourselves, and in turn, educating others. If we do not pass on our new knowledge, how else will we create a better future, and empower others to continue from where we stopped? During the past LIASA pre-conference workshop on mobile literacy, 59 librarians attended and engaged on how we can all collectively work together… Read More

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Contact In the Cloud for your website needs and help an animal charity!

In the Cloud designs and compiles websites for as little as R 2,500.00. Please email us at info@inthecloud.org.za for a quotation. There are many, many designs to choose from, to put your business in the cloud, preparing it for the 4th Industrial Revolution, at the same time increasing your visibility, expanding your business to beyond your immediate environment only!  

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Workshop: Practical Excel for Librarians and Teachers – 6 July 2019 (Basic), 13 July 2019 (Intermediate), 20 July 2019 (Advanced), Pretoria

In the Cloud (SACE and MICT SETA registered) invites you to a series of 1-day workshops, with a focus on spreadsheets, using Microsoft Excel. You will be able to apply the newly acquired principles to other spreadsheet applications, e.g. Google Sheets, as well. Please click here for the invitation. Dates:  06 July 2019 –  Basics of Excel 13 July 2019 – Excel: Intermediate 20 July 2019 – Advanced Excel Venue: Pretoria Time: 09:00 – 17:00 Costs: R950.00 per person per workshop (includes manual, certificate and light lunch) Past In the Cloud workshop attendees may qualify for a discount. Language of instruction: English The workshops are practical and hands-on. For optimal learning, please bring your own e-device… Read More

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Creative poster design workshop for librarians so much fun!

On 23 and 30 March 2019 In the Cloud had the opportunity to train 6 librarians on how to design their own posters. One thing is certain – librarians are multi-talented, and this showed during the training! Well done to the following for successfully completing this hands-on, contextualised course. Annelize Kruger (Varsity College) Dipolelo Maake (Varsity College) Nikiwe Mfene-Sithole (Vega School) Harry Nkadimeng (National Library of South Africa) Theresa Mofana (Vega School) Proffessor Mjweni (Vega School) We are incredibly proud of your confidence, and growth in advancing your skills. The participants were all in agreement that they will now be able to design their own professional posters with great confidence,… Read More

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Collaboration in the Cloud at the National Library of SA

SA celebrated SA Library Week during the week of 18 March 2019. In the Cloud presented on how technology can be used to extend collaboration, during the LIASA Gauteng North event, hosted by the National Library of SA. Governments and organisations all over the world are preparing for the changes brought along by the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR). The 4IR builds on the previous Digital Revolution, introducing new ways in which technology becomes embedded within societies and even the human body. Technology of today is more and more blurring the lines between the physical, digital and biological spheres, and emerging breakthroughs include robotics, artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, quantum computing, biotechnology, the Internet… Read More

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The 4th Industrial Revolution and Libraries

Governments and organisations all over the world are preparing for the changes brought along by the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR). The 4IR builds on the previous Digital Revolution, introducing new ways in which technology becomes embedded within societies and even the human body. Technology of today is more and more blurring the lines between the physical, digital and biological spheres, and emerging breakthroughs include robotics, artificial intelligence, nanotechnology, quantum computing, biotechnology, the Internet of Things (IoT), 3D printing and autonomous vehicles. In the Cloud had the opportunity to conduct a virtual presentation on the 4IR to community/public librarians during their North West Community Library Services Annual Stakeholders Workshop. Although the Internet did not… Read More

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Training on presenting virtual events & live streaming of events

On 20 & 21 February librarians from Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University received hands-on In the Cloud training on conducting webinars and streaming events live. In the Cloud helps librarians and teachers prepare for the 4th Industrial Revolution,  blurring the lines between the physical, digital and biological environment. Conducting and participating in virtual events offer so many benefits! It is often far more convenient and affordable to join a meeting/presentation/conference from wherever you are in the world, without having to inconvenience yourself.  Stable, good quality and affordable Internet connection should be a priority, and something librarians should collectively advocate for it – especially in Africa. Each participant was able to setup… Read More

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Workshop: Design & compile your own training and marketing material – 16, 23 or 30 March 2019, Pretoria

In the Cloud (SACE and MICT SETA registered) would like to invite you to a 1-day workshop, focussed on designing and compiling your own training and marketing posters, using a variety of available online tools and digital applications. Learn to design like a pro! Your material will look professional and you will learn very important life skills, as part of becoming a digital citizen. In addition to this, your material will be unique, look totally different from what is offered, it can be created in any language, and any size. This course also covers finding quality information and images on the Internet (World Wide Web). Please find the invitation attached. Dates: 16, 23 or… Read More

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