KZN Education launches new eLearning centre

KZN Education launches new eLearning centre

The KwaZulu-Natal Education Department says its brand new E-learning centre in Ixopo is aimed at empowering pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds. 

MEC Kwazi Mshengu opened the high-tech computer centre at eMadungeni Combined School yesterday.  

He says it is important for all children to have the opportunity to develop their technological skills.

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Mshengu says pupils will be able to interact and share content, irrespective of whether they are in rural or urban areas.

"As a department and as a system, we have taken the decision to embrace the Fourth Industrial Revolution."

Mshengu says similar centres will be launched in schools across the province.

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"We are confident E-learning will improve the education environment and increase access to the digital world. [This] can be done by using digital devices and Internet-based learning content that enhances teachers' competency."

Mshengu called on all communities in the Emandungeni area to join the Department of Education to ensure the school and its learning equipment are protected and kept safe.

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