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Imagine solving South Africa’s youth unemployment crisis.
does this by activating…

Entrepreneurship.
Employability.
Education.

Imagine a world in which young people leave their school lives prepared to be solution-seeking active participants in the world after school. Imagine if this was both attainable and achievable.

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Here’s how we could do it

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While working to embed Project-based Learning in schools, E³ has also responded to the crisis of COVID-19 by creating TeacherConnect – a WhatsApp-based communication platform for supporting teachers. Teachers, parents and learners can access HealthCheck on TeacherConnect 24/7 by saving the number +27 60 060 3333 to their contacts and then messaging the word ‘hi’ to start a conversation or do a HealthCheck.

HealthCheck and TeacherConnect

The TeacherConnect platform has been developed as a way of empowering and supporting teachers  by providing access to useful content and resources. Over time, it will also be available for learners and parents. HealthCheck is the first tool to be available on the platform and it plays a crucial role in facilitating the reopening of schools to teachers, learners and support staff.

 

Developed for the South African National Department of Health by Praekelt.org, HealthCheck is already being successfully used by HIGHER HEALTH for tertiary institutions across the country with just under 1.5 million users and almost 3.5 million checks.

 

As the first step in the Department of Basic Education’s protocol on Screening, Testing and Linkage to Care, teachers are encouraged to do a daily HealthCheck through the TeacherConnect platform where they will answer questions relating to COVID-19 symptoms and risk.

 

The HealthCheck tool also issues receipts after users complete their pre-screening self-assessment, providing educators and support staff an endorsed declaration of their risk level with a validity period of 24 hours. It will be extended to learners and parents in a phased approach.

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- Waheeda Carvello
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- William H Johnsen
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- Albert Einstein
Slide Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.
- Benjamin Franklin
Slide One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world.
- Malala Yousafzai

We are looking for people to join our team – please see our Job Opportunities

Entrepreneurship for the common good: helping communities while creating jobs and earning a living

Participating academics and members comment at the panel discussion around Entrepreneurship for the Common Good during Students Entrepreneurship Week 2020 (#SEW2020).

Thuto Vol. 277 TEACHER CONNECT AND BLACK BELT

Minister Motshekga recieves R1 million donation from the People’s Republic of China for Covid-19 relief efforts.

Today is a most auspicious day in the life of E³

The Minister of Basic Education held a press conference in Pretoria on 8 September where she announced the new E³ TeacherConnect WhatsApp chat-based learning platform.

Grab the Opportunity – Keep Learners engaged!

COVID-19 has thrown a curved ball at us all and although this presents challenges, it also opens the door to exciting new opportunities.

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222 Struben Street Pretoria
South Africa

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+27 (0)12 357 3615
info@ecubed-dbe.org

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