Tech That Simplifies Education

One event bringing schools together to share innovative tech & edtech solutions that work

17-19 August – Virtual

Schoolscape IT 2021 Line Drawing

The countdown to August 17 is on

Effort-free tech & edtech in action

The purpose of this 3-day virtual event is to move your school forward by learning from other schools’ experiences and successes. Local and overseas schools will share the effort-free tech and edtech solutions they use to simplify their life and engage learners. 

There is a morning track for school IT decision makers where you can see the bigger picture of tech and edtech across the school. See effort-free solutions in action presented by real school IT managers. 

And an afternoon track for teachers and edtech implementers where you will see how other teachers effectively use simple technology to increase engagement in their learners, without creating an unrealistic workload.

Earn 20 CPTD Points for attending. 

Schoolscape IT 2021

What To Expect

Engage In Live Interactive Sessions
Meet With Tech Gurus
Network With Other Schools & Experts
Prizes & Giveaways

Meet Your Tech Gurus

Launching for the first time at Schoolscape IT 2021 – you’ll be able to meet with top school IT Managers and edtech implementers that have expert experience in specific areas (from security, networking, systems, edtech tools and more). They will make their time available for you to book a one-on-one meeting with them to learn from their first-hand experience.

Kevin Steenkamp

Kevin Steenkamp

Farrarmere Primary

Tech implementations and planning

Lerato Shuping

Lerato Shuping

St Mary's School Waverly

EdTech Leader

Eric Prinsloo

Eric Prinsloo

Roedean School

Director of IT (infrastructure)

Nkuli Gamede

Nkuli Gamede

Queens College

Head of Innovation

Robert Faltermeier

Robert Faltermeier

Jeppe Boys

Director of Innovation

Lisa Parrock

Lisa Parrock

Stellenbosch High

Edtech Implementer

Frankie Cilliers

Frankie Cilliers

Saxonwold Primary

Head of Innovation & Digital Marketing Leader

Pick Your Session

'The Morning Track'
For IT Decision Makers

Heads, IT Managers, Deputies, Business Managers
Learn from other school schools and industry experts who will demo effort free IT products and services that have moved their school forward. We know how busy you are. So, to make the most of your time: We’re hosting a daily high-impact session lasting only 1h45min.

17 August, Tues 09:30 - 11:00

Tues: The first thing we did after throwing away the chalkboard

Every school is on a journey from chalkboards to tech enabled classrooms. This session will encourage you in your journey, no matter where you are in it, and inspire you with effortless solutions that work.

  • A leading international (overseas) school IT Manager will showcase their tech turnaround story from average to incredible – the tech they use, why they choose it and how it works together.
  • This will be followed by a showcase of the latest tech for schools from connectivity, infrastructure, security, devices, AV to content delivery (each with real examples of schools using them).
18 August, Wed 09:30 - 11:00

Wed: Device Management Simplified

Three SA schools will showcase how they manage their devices. They will share how they secure the devices at home and school, their systems for support and maintenance, how they deploy the devices, charging the solutions and why they choose the devices they are using.

19 August, Thurs 09:30 - 11:00

Thurs: Effortless Robotics and Coding

Today is all about introducing coding and robotics solutions that build into your curriculum and make it easy for you and your staff.

  • A junior and a high school IT manager will share how they successfully introduced robotics in their school and engaged their educators to get behind it.

'The Afternoon Track'
For Edtech Implementers & Teachers

Teachers, Edtech Implementers, HODs, Deputies:
Real teachers will share success stories of how simple tech increased engagement in their pupils, without creating an unrealistic workload. We know how busy you are. So, to make the most of your time: We’re hosting a daily high-impact session lasting only 1h45min.

17 August, Tues 15:00 - 16:30

Tues: Simple free edtech that increases learner engagement

Day one will see three incredible teachers showcase the free edtech they are using in their class. Find out how they use it in their classrooms, how it simplifies their life, engages learners and how you could introduce it in your class.

18 August, Wed 15:00 - 16:30

Wed: If I can only imagine - DREAM tech

Today’s session is all about the latest, most innovative tech that you could be using in your classroom. The first speaker will showcase how she uses simple tech in her classroom to engage her learners and reduce the burden as a teacher. After this, we will showcase some incredible tech and edtech to help you see what could be possible in your class.

19 August, Thurs 15:00 - 16:30

Thurs: Incorporating Coding and Robotics into my classroom to blow my students away

No matter your tech skills, the last day of the event is all about Coding and Robotics. Learn from two teachers as they share how they have incorporated coding and robotics into their classrooms. This will be followed by a panel discussion where 4 industry experts will provide tips and tricks from their experience of helping schools with coding and robotics.

Meet Your Hosts

Kevin Steenkamp

Kevin Steenkamp

IT Manager, Aston Primary

Kevin is the IT Manager of Aston Primary School. He plays a consulting role to ensure that the event is positioned to help schools and parents.

Peter Morgan

Peter Morgan

Schoolscape CEO

CEO of Schoolscape and SchoolAdvisor. Also co-founded d6 Technology.

Ashleig Viljoen

Ashleig Viljoen

Events Director

Meet Ashleig - the events director for all Schoolscape events.

Don't Just Take Our Word for It...

Over the last 3 years, we have run numerous Schoolscape events and our feedback has been overwhelmingly positive. Here are some of the reviews from our last event.

"Thank you so much for making this event possible virtually!! Having so much fun and amazed at all the latest trends in education technology."

Joalise Botha

Head Teacher, Arcadia Primary

"Thank you for much for the high-quality presenters. I've learned so much."

Ros Coltman

Head of IT, Gonubie Primary

"Thanks to all the organizers and sponsors for an excellent event. I really enjoyed taking part in it."

Lindie Sequeira

School Teacher

"Thank you for a brilliantly organised event. Inspiring and informative."

Adrienne Domorog

Teacher, ArcelorMittal Foundation Science Centre

"I just want to THANK YOU! This is my third year attending SchoolScape and you are continually upping your game! During almost EVERY presenter that I’ve watched, I’ve thought 'Oh, I have to show this to X, Y or Z!' or 'That answers so many questions!!' You ROCK!! Thank you so much for an amazing event! I’m looking forward to joining tomorrow again."

Gerda Mare

IT Manager, Southdowns College

"My first Schoolscape IT event. I learned so much. Thanks for all your amazing input & generous sponsors for prizes and gifts. Can’t wait until the next one."

Heidi Hudson-Bennett

School Tech Integrator

"I really enjoyed the conference. I have learned quite a lot, and am inspired to dream big for my school and IT classroom."

Thomas Schulz

School IT Educator and HoD

"I was really impressed by the organisation of it all and the app / platforms you used. Plus the warm and friendly welcome and atmosphere - quite something for a virtual conference."

James Stanforth

Director of Digital Education, Eton College

"Just want to Thank you for such a great workshop. 16 years of workshops and I can say ... hand on heart, the greatest one I have ever attended. very excited for the next one. Thank you so much."

Mikhaila Wilson

Amanzimtoti High School

"The Schoolscape IT event has been so helpful! It also broadened my horizons and changed the way I think about remote teaching. Thanks for all the effort you put in!"

Helmine De Klerk

Cradock Primary School
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Rondebosch Boys Prep - Schoolscape
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Sponsors

Meet the Innovative Companies Who Make the Event Possible
When selecting our event sponsors/exhibitors, we always look for companies who have the best reputation in the education industry and those who can demo their products/services to you in a real-life scenario.
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Exhibitors

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