Laptop allowance for SA teachers

1 June 2009

South Africa’s Department of Education is set to launch a Teacher Laptop Initiative that will make teachers permanently employed by the state eligible for a monthly allowance to buy a laptop computer from 1 July.

The department says in a statement that the initiative is part of its strategy to improve information communication technologies (ICTs) in teaching and learning in South Africa.
ICT in teaching, learning

A monthly allowance will be paid to qualifying teachers – selected by provincial education departments based on their seniority – for a period of five years, renewable every five years, upon proof of acquiring the computer.

The allowance prices a laptop with the minimum required specifications at [continue reading]

  1. charles ramogale

    i would like to know more about the teacher laptop scheme or initiative.

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