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Teacher training coding and robotics
Africa Teen Geeks in partnership with the Department of Education and UNICEF have launched a ground-breaking initiative to help close the digital education gap in South Africa. 2,000 learners from 1,200 schools will be trained by the Johannesburg based ATG, Africa's largest computer science non-profit organisation. Those teachers will then implement their newly acquired digital skills into the curriculum and build the IT potential of 1.2 million school children across the country. 3 Sep 2021 Read more

Training of teachers on the curriculum for coding and robotics in preparation for the 2022 piloting in schools
Africa Teen Geeks is a non-profit organisation that introduces computer science and robotics to previously disadvantaged schools, through teacher training and curriculum development. Since its inception in 2014, Africa Teen Geeks has grown to become the largest computer science non-profit organisation in Africa. 1 Sep 2021 Read more

Africa Teen Geeks launches National Tutoring Campaign Education to assist learners ahead of the final examinations
Africa Teen Geeks (ATG) in partnership with the UNICEF and University of Johannesburg will be running a National Tutoring Campaign (NTC) to support Department of Basic Education (DBE) key initiatives aimed at increasing the pass rate of 2021 school calendar year. Covid-19 continues to impact on learning and teaching, this is highlighted by the decline in school attendance rates which is reported to have dropped from a high of 98% in Government High Schools (GHS) 2018 to 94% in April/May 2021. According to NIDS-CRAM findings, about 650,000 to 750,000 children aged 7 to 17 years old were not attending school by May 2021. 10 Aug 2021 Read more

UJ collaborates with DBE, Africa Teen Geeks and Unicef to deliver teacher training workshop, launch tutoring campaign
The University of Johannesburg (UJ) Soweto Science Centre in partnership with the Department of Basic Education (DBE), Africa Teen Geeks and Unicef will be hosting a teacher training workshop in July 2021. The aim of the workshop is to equip teachers with the necessary skills to thrive in their online (or hybrid) classrooms, and to come up with new ways that keep students engaged. 7 Jul 2021 Read more

Africa Teen Geeks 2021 Nelson Mandela Month activities with the Nelson Mandela Foundation
Africa Teen Geeks (ATG) is committed to educating, inspiring and equipping young people with the skills, resources and experience to pursue science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers and close the opportunity gap through quality education. Our drive is to eliminate the barriers faced by the disadvantaged communities in pursuing STEM. It gives us great privilege and honour to announce ATG as a strategic partner supporting the Nelson Mandela Foundation on Mandela Day in action against poverty and foundation programmes for education. 6 Jul 2021 Read more

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