In the Cloud now a SACE Approved Service Provider!

In addition to be MICT SETA accredited, In the Cloud is proud to announce that we are now also registered as a SACE (South African Council for Educators) approved service provider (SACE Provider Number 13360). View the letter of approval. SACE is the professional council for educators, that aims to enhance the status of the teaching profession through appropriate Registration, management of Professional Development and inculcation of a Code of Ethics for all educators. Through In the Cloud being SACE approved, when attending one of our courses you can now earn CPTD points. Please contact info@inthecloud.org.za for custom workshops, or view our workshops at https://inthecloud.org.za/workshops/

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In the Cloud celebrating National Science Week in Graaff-Reinet!, 30 July – 2 August

In the Cloud was fortunate to participate in the annual South African National Science Week, presented and coordinated by the South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA). The week was filled with learning, excitement and new experiences, and we made many new friends! Each day consisted of a visit to a different school, during which a programme consisting of the following was presented: Life Sciences and Maths – all in one Digital technology and the importance of becoming a responsible digital citizen Skype interactive session with a researcher from the field (blended learning approach) More than 600 learners from the following schools participated: Volkskool Union High Asherville Spandau… Read More

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Join us for our upcoming workshop on trendy & innovative ways to use the Internet/World Wide Web!

In the Cloud now offers MICT SETA accredited training. Please join us for one of many of our upcoming workshops, and broaden your mind, at the same time extending your horizons! Workshop Theme: Learn to optimally use the Internet and the World Wide Web Brief Description: Learn to use exciting, innovative & trending tools to find quality information! Take your online skills to a new level with this hands-on, interactive 2 day course, to benefit you – the learner, school leaver, teacher, librarian, parent – and all who are interested in finding quality information and producing superior work, or assisting and guiding others towards quality work in a productive way.… Read More

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In the Cloud now MICT SETA Accredited!

It is indeed a huge achievement for In the Cloud (incl. Kids in the Cloud) to be awarded provisional accreditation by the Media, Information and Communications Technologies Sector Education and Training Authority (MICT Seta), from 1 June 2018. View the MICT Seta letter of accreditation. The Kids in the Cloud/In the Cloud MICT SETA Accreditation Number is: ACC/2018/07/0054. In the Cloud (incl. Kids in the Cloud) prides itself on providing exceptional and contextualised computer and digital citizenship skills-oriented training to both teachers and librarians. Although In the Cloud is located in South Africa, all training can be conducted throughout the rest of Africa.   Which Unit Standards are included as part… Read More

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Focus on School Leavers: Careers & Choices following Grade 12

Does your library plan to provide support in the form of workshops/webinars for school leavers, and provide guidance as to the available choices learners have following school? The following presentation include some pointers on available options for learners (please feel free to customize and use freely): https://www.slideshare.net/KidsintheCloud/what-happens-after-school-85752267     

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Register now for Workshops for Librarians in the Cloud January & February 2018

In the Cloud is very excited to now present the first official workshops, following a very extensive pilot period. We offer standard workshops, but custom workshops – tailor-made to address your individual needs – are available on request. Please contact In the Cloud for a quotation at info@inthecloud.org.za. Click here to view the 2018 Workshop List. January 2018 08-09 Jan – Content Marketing in the Cloud 11-12 Jan – Project Management in the Cloud 15-16 Jan – Online Communication in the Cloud 18-19 Jan – Blog & Web-design in the Cloud 22-23 Jan – Information Literacy in the Cloud 25-26 Jan – Designing & Creating Marketing Material in the Cloud 29-30 Jan – Putting your library/organisation on… Read More

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The power of mobile phones explored during the mLiteracy for Public Librarians Workshop

Mobile phones can be very powerful if we know how to use them properly. The mLiteracy pilot workshop presented by Derek Moore on Friday 1 December 2017, and generously sponsored by the Goethe-Institut South Africa, brought together public librarians from around to learn more about using their mobile phones to access wi-fi, and mobile reading resources on the World Wide Web. Mobile phones are more easily within reach of children and adults alike sometimes, and although not the ideal, if it is the only means one has to access books and research, it is better than nothing. The librarians who participated indicated that they had to stretch their minds quite… Read More

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