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awareNet Theme Song!

  The VSA thought awareNet really needs a song. But not just any song. A song by the users for the users. A song that reflects the life and the thoughts of its users. A song that is about awareness, awareNet, about you and me and us, about our life and possibilities, about the future and the Internet, and about Peace.  We found 5 schools in Grahamstown that want to take par... [read on >>]
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By: Anna Wertlen, Gabriel Spilkin, Richard Strickland, Andile Mengu, Chumisa Makabe, Pumza Nquma, Buyiselwa Kalipa, Corinne Cooper, Lelethu Bodlani, Sivuyile Nkohla, Lunga Heleni, Zukani Budaza and 62 others.
Started: May 11th 2011 12:55
Last Update: November 7th 2016 02:34

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Observation Report I have visited CM Vellem, and consequently used the Awarenet software on 4 separate occasions. The class is of roughly 20 students aged 14 to 15 years old. While there are a number of issues that face these children in their community, computer literacy and English language skills are the most significant in the context of the involvement of the Awarenet software and V... [read on >>]
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By: Rieke Heitmüller, Amber Davies, Amy Davidson, Antje Hering, Terri-Lynn Penney, Salaze Ayabonga, Siphosethu Bunda, Siphuxdo Centwa, Abongile Diniso, Athenkosi Habana, Sihle Habana, Lindokuhle Jawa and 20 others.
Started: October 16th 2013 12:21
Last Update: April 15th 2014 10:08

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FU Berlin ``Kundenprojekt`` Summer 2009

The Kundenprojekt "Webservices" consists of two tasks: Image Uploader: and Analysis Server Hand-over occurs at the SA Embassy on the 15th of July 2009. ... [read on >>]
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By: Ron Wertlen, Philipp Cordes, Anna Wertlen
Started: May 21st 2009 07:39
Last Update: November 23rd 2011 07:42


Inkululeko project

Inkululeko Empowering youth in South Africa through supplemental education and opportunity. Task To provide South African township youth with the skills, support and guidance necessary to apply, attend and succeed in university; to challenge the bigotry of low expectations for township youth; and to provide sustainable, positive change – student-by-student, generation-by-generati... [read on >>]
By: Rieke Heitmüller, Terri-Lynn Penney, Antje Hering, Anesipho Adam, Sinoxolo Duda, Nomthandazo Dude, Sandisiwe Guzi, Hoyi Andile, Noluvuyo Kameni, Olwethu Kepe, Anesipho Mantinisi, Anathi Ngesi and 15 others.
Started: October 4th 2013 12:04
Last Update: November 7th 2016 01:25


Lifeplayer project 2014

I am Rieke, one of the two German volunteers and I created my first own project, called „Lifeplayer project 2014“ for you. I would like to record some fables, stories and poems on the Lifeplayer with you, write our own lyrics and have some interesting discussions and blogs on awarenet. So let’s do it! I hope you’ll enjoy it! :-) The Lifeplayer: ... [read on >>]
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By: Rieke Heitmüller, Sarah Hanton, Siphosihle Mboyo, Elrone Prince, Anesipho Nombombo, Siphosethu Mboleka, Yelatha Baartman, Yamkela Mcatsha, Josu Gallastegi, Igone Lasuen, Anga Maphaqa, Anelisiwe Sakaza and 2 others.
Started: February 5th 2014 03:27
Last Update: September 5th 2014 01:57


Madiba Project

This term's Madiba Project is about the colourful shirts that Nelson Mandela used to wear. We started the project with some introductory sessions on who originally designed the shirts and how Mandela came to wear them. We looked at the different colours and patterns and discussed their meanings in several blog posts. The next step was to design and paint our own shirts based on what we had le... [read on >>]
By: Terri-Lynn Penney, Larissa Willy, Liyema Kwenxe, Nizole Booi, Vuyolwethu Mfecane, Chumani Beja, Sanda Lukwe, Faku Sinesthemba, Loyiso Skeyi, Yolanda Tamasanqa, Achuma Ntlanjeni, Yama Mahambehlala and 30 others.
Started: October 22nd 2015 09:03
Last Update: July 29th 2016 11:41


Poems for awareNet and Peace Day

The Upstart Plus Poets and the Boys in Motion went into partnership in this exciting project! They wrote their own poems about peace and then the Boys in Motion interpreted them in their own unique way on stage on Peace Day 2011. Have a look at the video clip and enjoy!... [read on >>]
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By: Anna Wertlen, Sonwabiso Damana, Armand Mukenge, Silakhe Singata, Zukisa Nkombisa, Andile Mengu, Sibusiso Klaas, Jabulani Faltein, Lutho Gqirana, Dumisani July, Claudia Sheriff, Nosizwe Qhude and 12 others.
Started: August 16th 2011 10:59
Last Update: November 23rd 2011 08:18


The ECSPIRT Project

Eastern Cape Schools Participatory Internet Research and Training Project Background, Goals and MethodsA major problem in African schools is the lack of qualified teachers. In the Eastern Cape alone, 900 Maths and Science teachers are currently being sought. Part of the problem is the large number of rural schools in the province that are relatively isolated and have very bad infrastructure ... [read on >>]
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By: Nu Example, Anna Wertlen, Ron Wertlen
Started: September 29th 2009 08:46
Last Update: November 23rd 2011 07:41


The eLearning Africa Photo Competition 2011

Capture this! How ICTs are empowering people across Africa! The 2nd eLearning Africa Photo Competition aims to capture how Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) can nurture talent, skills and innovation across Africa. We invite you to send us your photos that depict outstanding achievements in Africa - empowered by ICTs, or that show innovative ways in which ICTs can fo... [read on >>]
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By: Thozamile Enock Ngeju, Anna Wertlen, Makaziwe Ziki, Philisiwe Mbongwana, Nolukhanyo Donyeli, Ron Wertlen, Lutz Scharf
Started: April 12th 2011 07:39
Last Update: November 23rd 2011 08:03


The Sketch Pad on awareNet and how you can scibble on photos!

awareNet now has its own sketch pad designed specially for all its awareNet users.You can chose any picture to scribble on and design your picture to your hearts desire!I will show in different sections the different things you can do on the sketch pad!... [read on >>]
By: Terri-Lynn Penney, Akhona Antoni, Aphiwe Bans, Zolisa Bonani, Siybonga Bongoza, Sibusiso Bosi, Sibusiso Bosi, Amanda Breakfast, Yolisa Busani, Amanda Buys bongiwe, Sonwabo Chibi, Bongiwe Buys bongiwe and 132 others.
Started: July 11th 2012 08:19
Last Update: November 7th 2016 01:46

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VSA`s short movie about awareNet

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By: Kubalo Mpofu, Ron Wertlen
Started: May 31st 2011 09:55
Last Update: November 7th 2016 02:41


We are training for our first cross crountry race!

The inner spirit of running is also different from that of most other sports.It can be competitive or it can be non competitive as you chose to make it.Running may well turn out to be one of the most significant experiences of you're life.Yet it doesn't always seem fun when you first try it.You're muscles may be soft,you're joints may be stiff and you're heart and lungs ar... [read on >>]
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By: Terri-Lynn Penney, Claudia Sheriff, Kahla Vuyiseka, Wysow Stanley Simba, Sinovuyo Ngubo, ziyana mfama, Xolela Landu, Ntombikeyise Kayimgam, Siyamthanda Daya, Nosibulele Pinyana, Zikhona Tatana, Thulani Nyikilana and 145 others.
Started: September 28th 2011 10:53
Last Update: June 25th 2012 02:56