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TELLConsult visited schools in SA Swellendam area

on Mon, 02/06/2012 - 15:52

Thanks to introductions from Adriaan Mocke, Board director of the Olyfkrans College in Swellendam (see picture on the right here) 

I could visit Hoërskool Swellendam and Swellendam Senior Sekondere Skool.

Representing the Anglia Europe Network and the English for Kids Foundation (EFKF) my mission was to explore project development opportunities for both these organisations. 

At Swellendam secondary school I spoke to the principal, Mr. Adonis, and the head of the English Language Department, Ms James. 

They were interested in both ventures and wanted to set up an EFKF-facilitated, pilot

TELLConsult contributed keynote to the 2011 English for Kids conference

on Sat, 09/24/2011 - 22:50

On the occasion of the European Day of Languages 2011 EFKF, the English for Kids Foundation, organized 2 days of English in Action. 


Friday 23 September was reserved for the EFKF Kids World Games, Saturday 24 September for the International Support & Teach Conference. 

Both events took place on University College Utrecht Campus and were financially supported by the European Platform.

Various volunteers presented information on the EFKF projects in India, South Africa and Ukraine they were or had been involved in.

As Head of EFKF Research & Development I was invited to provide some input and

TELLConsult accepted invitation to lead EFKF's R & D team

on Tue, 06/14/2011 - 23:56

As we reported in TELLConsult's mission statement we also make time available for not-for-profit intitiatives, such as the English for Kids Foundation (EFKF), for which, we think, TELLConsult's expertise could contribute to realising the ambitions. We have gladly accepted the invitation to lead EFKF's R & D team. 

This is how this news was reported in EFKF's Newsletter #16: 
Research & Development Team now led by Ton Koenraad
More than 3 years ago University Teacher Ton Koenraad showed an interest in EFKF. He promised us he would contact us after his retirement.

Sankore's open-source authoring software presented at Salon Solutions Linux Open Source 2011

on Sun, 06/12/2011 - 00:01

 

For more information about this initiative in French click here for its webportal and/or view this YouTube interview
 
Thanks to another relevant Twitter follower I found out about The Sankoré program. It is a French initiative to share the revolution of digital education with Africa. The activities, started in January 2009 in Bamako, are supported through the Groupement d’Intérêt Public pour l’Education Numérique en Afrique (GIPENA) and the Délégation Interministérielle à l’Education Numérique en Afrique (DIENA).
 
Sankoré is:
  • a program to equip African schools with digital