The Journey Continues

Edtech For Your Next Step

03 Aug, 2023 | The Cape

17 Aug, 2023 | Gauteng

24 Aug, 2023 | Durban

The Cape

Date: Thursday, 3 Aug 2023
Time: 08h30 to 15h40
Venue: Protea Hotel, Techno Park, Stellenbosch, 7600


Date: Thursday, 17 Aug 2023
Time: 08h30 to 15h40
Venue: The Indaba Hotel, Fourways – Get Directions


Date: Thursday, 24 Aug 2023
Time: 08h30 to 15h40
Venue: Coastlands Musgrave Hotel, Durban, 4001 – Get Directions

Why attend?

Join us at the Schoolscape IT conference and discover the next step in your school’s tech journey. Whether you’re just starting out or looking for advanced solutions, this event is designed to inspire and equip you with the latest in tech and edtech. You will also get to play in 2 live classrooms to be inspired by what is possible for your schools.

Added to this, 70 local and international tech and edtech players will show you how their tech can move your school forward. From coding and robotics to interactive hardware and loads more, the focus will be to show you solutions that work together in a school ecosystem.

Who this event is for

Due to limited space, the event is for school IT managers, edtech implementers, IT teachers, heads, deputies, HODs, school management teams, SGB members and bursars. We invite you to join us for free on the 3rd of August in the Cape, the 17th in Joburg, and the 24th in Durban. You will earn CPTD points for attending!

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Live Classroom Sessions

We are excited to announce that this year’s Schoolscape IT event will once again feature engaging classroom sessions. Each session will focus on a unique topic and a combination of technology working together. Led by tech experts, these sessions cater to your specific role:

  • IT Managers: Focus on hardware solutions and how the tech works together
  • Edtech Implementers: Discover edtech from a teacher’s perspective
  • Management Teams: Gain a holistic view of school-wide integration

Learn from industry leaders, get hands-on with cutting-edge tools, and connect with peers. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to level up your school’s tech game!

Classroom 1 is all about showcasing what is possible in your school when technology is used together 

  • Get hands-on with the latest iPads and explore how devices can engage learners 
  • Explore one of the worlds leading edtech tools designed to make learning fun
  • The power of interactive boards that are built to make life easier for teachers and learners
  • Understand how to get it all to work together as one system 


Our second classroom session will once again allow you to play with tools that could be part of your school’s next step. 

  • A fresh look at devices and how they can inspire learning 
  • Try out an edtech platform built to pull all your subjects together 
  • Simple ways to make teaching come alive in classrooms by using AV
  • Different tech and edtech coming together to lift the weight off teachers and IT managers 


New Editions At This Year's Event

Video games have been a frustration for many parents and teachers for 50 years, but there has been an explosion of interest in incorporating esports into schools in the past 5 years. Why?

Esports Arena on the Expo Floor
Find out. Get hands-on in the Esports Arena with the Acer team & schools that have successfully launched esports programmes.

Esports Breakaway Session

  • See tools available to run an effective & affordable school esports program
  • Find out how to map games to specific attributes and abilities that develop learners
  • Engage with Acer’s team of experts and educators who have successfully started their school’s esports program
  • The 1h30min session will run at 16:00 at the Gauteng & Durban event. It will be a dedicated future event in the Cape

Used technology in a unique way, leading the charge in implementing innovative IT solutions within your school? Share your story with other schools and stand a chance to win an all-expenses trip to Bett in 2025.

The BETT Education Conference in London is one of the largest and most renowned events bringing together educators and industry leaders from around the globe to explore the latest trends and best practices in integrating technology into education. Attending will provide you with valuable insights, networking opportunities, and inspiration to enhance your IT innovation efforts.

Join the plenary session of Schoolscape IT to find out how you could possibly win an all-expenses trip to BETT by becoming the ‘Schoolscape Innovator of the Year’.

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SACE Points

Earn 10 Type 3 CPTD Points. Our official SACE partner, Get SACE Points will support you through this process.

Competitions & Giveaways

Join us for a glass of wine at the end and stand the chance to win incredible prizes - from devices to takealot vouchers.

Explore New Solutions To The South African Market

The Schoolscape team has attended international edtech conferences to find affordable innovative solutions that will solve real school problems. Meet with these companies on our expo floor.

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• Connect with your peers before the event
• Exchange business info
• See who is coming
• Join discussion forums
• Learn from other schools

Included With Your Free Ticket

• Speciality coffees
• Morning snack
• Canape lunch
• Afternoon treat
• Prize-giving; glass of wine

Venue Directions

Indaba Hotel, Fourways, 2191

The Cape
Protea Hotel, Techno Park, Stellenbosch, 7600

The Station, Stamford Hill, Durban, 4001

Connect With Real School Gurus

For the first time, we will have a dedicated area on the expo floor where you will be able to meet with leading school edtech implementers and IT managers to hear first-hand how they have incorporated game-changing tech into schools. Swing by and say “hi” to our gurus. Ask them anything you want!

Kerry-Ann van der Merwe

HOD: Technology
at Steyn City School
Event: Joburg

Microsoft Certified Educator and Innovative Educator, passionate about 21st Century Learning Design, blended learning, and leveraging Microsoft Tools for classroom optimization.

Wihan Neethling

Head of Innovation
at Rustenburg Girls' High
Event: The Cape

Discover how Wihan's expertise not only empowered a seamless iPad rollout in the school but also ignited teachers' passion for embracing transformative tech!

Lerato Shuping

Digital Learning Coach
at St Stithians College
Event: The Cape

Learn from a school that successfully implemented coding & robotics. Lerato is also an Apple Professional Learning Specialist and Google Geek!

Matthew Hains

HOD: CAT & ICT Development
at Saheti
Event: Joburg

Award-winning Computer Applications Technology teacher, published author, and sought-after speaker, specializing in pedagogical integration of technology in education.

Cheyne Monks

Grade R- 7 Digital Skills Educator
at Atholl Heights Primary
Event: Durban

Teaching experience in both phases in the classroom and understands the pressures that teachers face. Her philosophy is highly focused on problem solving and finding alternative solutions.

Louise Nvison

IT Integrator
at Cannons Creek Independent
Event: The Cape

Louise will share with you how she has enriched learning through technology for students and teachers from Grade R to Matric.

Caslida Paine

Gr 2 Teacher | Robotics & Coding
at St Cyprian’s School
Event: The Cape

Caslida is passionate about integrating tech, coding & robotics into the Primary School curriculum. Her experience could give you insights into how to take your Primary school to the next level.

Dawie De Vries

IT Manager at Stellenbosch Laerskool
at Saheti
Event: The Cape

Dawie has hands on experience from implementing solar, inverter and battery solutions to keep the light and power on at Stellenbosch Laerskool.

Andrea Kruger

EdTech Implementor at Crawford International Pretoria
Event: Joburg

As an enthusiastic EdTech Implementer, she has story to share of using Intelligent Tutoring Systems and Adaptive Assessments so that every student's potential is unlocked.

Zita Jurgens

IT Admin & Cyber Safety Officer at McAuley House
Event: The Cape

Hear from a school that had 2 ransomware attacks, a fake invoice costing hundreds of thousands, and their successful cyber security measures. Learn to protect your school from cyber threats!

Frankie Cilliers

ICT Educator & Innovator at Saxonwold Primary
Event: Joburg

Frankie can help you find new ways to utilise Google Workspace Tools, Project-Based Learning, as well as Apple iWork tools. Mail and Guardian Top 200 Young SA award winner in the Edtech Category

Embeth van der Wal

Coding and Robotics Teacher at Reddam House Helderfontein
Event: Joburg

Embeth has hand on experience of using drones, coding and robotics to teach critical 21st Century skills. She will share with you can do the same in your school

Life Ngoma

SP Computers & Grade Head at Umhlali Preparatory School
Event: Durban

Passionate about Learner Engagement & Project Based Learning. In 2 weeks, he onboarded 1000 learners & Staff onto Google Classroom. 1 baby step for one Educator = 1 giant leap for our learners' education. Connect, Learn, Inspire and Thrive.

Jeanette Viljoen

Head of Department for ICT at Roedean School
Event: Joburg

Passionate about curriculum & technology integration, pedagogy and making both teaching and learning transparent, visible, exciting and engaging. An Apple Professional Learning Specialist.

Lyneth Crighton

Computer Applications Technology Teacher at Breschia House School
Event: Joburg

Lyneth aims to transform education through seamless tech integration & equip students with coding & 21st-century skills. Microsoft Innovative Educator Fellow, Google Certified Educator, Apple Teacher, & author.

Jane Ryan

DigiTech Grade R - 7 & IT Innovator at The Wykeham Collegiate
Event: Durban

Teaching DigiTech in both phases, Jane is passionate about learners being curators & not consumers of content. She is an Apple Distinguished Educator, who inspires & motivates fellow colleagues in the use of tech.


07h30 | Doors Open & Coffee

Come anytime from 07:30, grab a free cappuccino and start exploring over 50 local and international edtech players that will show you how their tech can work together in your school. Last year our baristas served 1,300 cappuccinos served, help us beat this target.

09h00 | Opening Session Highlights

Zita Jurgens, McAuley House IT Administrator & Cyber Safety Officer, shares their success in preventing cyber attacks.
Glenn Du Toit, Acer Head of Learning, explores the educational value of gaming and the skills it can develop.

10h00 | Classroom Session 1 of 2

Step into our 21st-century classroom session with easy-to-implement tech. Explore affordable and effective hardware and software, customized for South African schools. Be a student again in our Schoolscape demo classrooms.

11h30 | Explore Innovative Solutions and Connect With Your Peers

Grab conversations with industry leaders to see how their tech could support your school.

12h30 | Lunch is Served

Refuel for an exciting afternoon!

13h30 | Classroom Session 2

Engage in our second classroom session to explore tools for your school's next step. Discover inspiring devices, an all-in-one edtech platform, and the power of tech integration to ease the burden on teachers and IT managers.

14h30 | Dessert, Coffee & Engage

Engage with leading tech and edtech providers while snacking on dessert and enjoying barista coffee.

15h30 | Prize Giving & Awards Ceremony

We will end the day with incredible prize giveaways and a drink on us! Devices, hamper packs, wine and more are available to be won.

16h00 | Esports in Education - Why? What? How? (Durban and Gauteng)

A breakaway session dedicated to answering the three most important questions when considering introducing esports into your school. This 1h30min session will run in Durban and Gauteng while for the Cape event, it will run as a follow on event in the third term.
- See the tools available to affordably run an effective esports program in your school
- Find out how to map games to specific attributes and abilities that develop learners
- Engage with Acer’s team of experts and educators who have successfully started their school’s esports program

Join Schools Like

To give you an idea, decision makers from the following schools have registered for previous 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.

"I enjoyed the in-person conference and the energetic vibe of the day. Mr. MC's charm and enthusiasm were amazing."
Waseema Kerbelker
IT Teacher, Golden Grove Primary School
"Fun. Interactive. I met a few people/suppliers I did not even know I needed."
St Marys DSG - Schoolscape
Marina Welman
Network Administrator, St Mary's DSG
"I managed to see and experience a number of stalls that interested me and that could answer a number of questions that I needed answering."
Michael Schwartz
Principal, Tyger Valley College High School
"I think this is a great platform for schools to see how technology can improve education for both teachers and learners."
Mariam Naidoo
Finance Manager, Rustenburg Girls' High School
"It was fantastic. I love coming to Schoolscape events. I love engaging with vendors of various products. p.s. Also loved the Boerrechino coffee."
Jenny Woolway
Deputy Principal, Bracken High School
"The event was well organised, speakers were well-informed on their products, and the MC livened the event up with his jokes to keep the mood light!"
Justin Harper
ICT Manager, Saheti School
"I thought it was well-organised. It was easy to move around and I felt I had ample time to spend at each stall. Vendors were friendly and engaging and gave good advice and information."
Lizel Breedt
Deputy Principal, Brackenfell High School
"The experience I had last week was out of this world. The events will help schools to improve to upgrade the schooling programmes and be on par with technology."
Lerato Nyathi
Principal, Lorato Academy
"It was great, very informative and well run. There was so much to see and it was very useful for ICT managers like me"
Kelly Bush
IT Manager, Hudson Park Primary School
"Great venue, very relevant vendors and solution providers."
Lizel Breedt
IT Manager and Educator, Queen's College Boys' Primary School
"This was very informative and we got together with suppliers we did not even know about."
Suzette Diedericks
Finance Manager, Oliver Lodge Primary School
"It was great to see all the different stalls. It is very exciting to meet educators who implement what you dream of doing at your school and finding out how they went about to make the dream a reality."
Hesta Williams
Head of Department, School of Achievement
Claim A FREE Ticket

The event is only open for heads, deputies, IT managers, IT teachers, edtech implementers, bursars/business managers and school governing body members. Space is limited per each job role so grab your tickets as soon as possible.


Meet Our Expert Hosts

Meet the friendly faces of the people who will welcome you and be on standby to answer any questions you may have. 

Lerato Shuping

Digital Learning Coach
at St Stithians College

Her contagious passion for teaching will inspire you to try it yourself.

Peter Morgan

at Schoolscape

Passionate edtech entrepreneur and former co-founder of d6 Technology.

Ashleig Viljoen

General Manager
at Schoolscape

Ensures all events maintain a high standard for both schools and suppliers.


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

Event Sponsor

Cyber Security

Platinum Sponsors

Management Software

Edtech Hardware

Classroom Sponsors

Education Software

Edtech Hardware

Edtech Hardware

Edtech Hardware

Education Software

Learning Programmes

Edtech Hardware

Silver Sponsors



Apple Hardware

Edu Management

education Hardware

education Management

coding & robotics

education Hardware



Coffee Sponsor


Media Partners

Got Any Questions?

Yes. This is an in-person event only. If you were hoping for a virtual event, keep an eye on your inbox for when we announce our next virtual event.

We require a unique email address for each person in order for you to receive your individual ticket.

Indaba Hotel, Fourways, 2191

The Cape
Protea Hotel, Techno Park, Stellenbosch, 7600

The Station, Stamford Hill, Durban, 4001

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If you are still concerned for any reason or you have any issues when trying to register, please contact us on [email protected].

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You do not need a physical ticket to attend the event.

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