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CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PAPERS - AFRICA CONNECTS 2001

SchoolNet SA, the Western Cape Schools Network and I*EARN (the
International Education and Resource Network) have pleasure in inviting
you to the AFRICA CONNECTS conference on education in the Internet age.

Dates:  Tuesday 10 July to Friday 13 July 2001
Venue:  University of Cape Town, South Africa

Presentations are invited on a range of topics relating to the use of
information and communication technologies (ICTs) in schools and the
education system, including but not limited to:

* Internet and computers for beginners
* Information literacy
* Using ICTs in support of the curriculum (with a special focus on Maths
and Science education)
* Collaborative Internet projects
* Connectivity and technology
* Improving access to higher education
* Youth and ICTs (with a Youth Summit)
* I*EARN projects and activities
* Expanding ICT use in Africa

Visit the conference website at http://ac.wcape.school.za to record your
interest, or email [log in to unmask]

Online registration and submission of presentation proposals opens on 15
October 2000.

Regards
Stephen



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Stephen Marquard

Programme Director
SchoolNet SA
http://www.school.za
PO Box 44460, Claremont 7735, Cape Town
Phone (021) 683-8719, cell 082 901 9768
Fax (021) 683-6766