ERIC Number: EJ539704
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Bringing Computers to Qwaqwa, South Africa.
Van der Wal, R. W. E.; Pienaar, A. J.
Learning & Leading with Technology, v24 n4 p12-14 Dec-Jan 1996-97
Because few teachers in Qwaqwa, South Africa know how to use computers and many view computers with disdain, the government mandated that schools create computer/media centers in schools. Describes Qwaqwa; its educational system; and the Boitjhorisong Inservice Training Centre. Discusses program implementation, and the training of clerical staff, academic staff, teachers, and gifted students. (PEN)
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Computer Centers, Computer Literacy, Computer Uses in Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Learning Resources Centers, Professional Personnel, Program Implementation, Schools, Staff Development, Training
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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