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About In the Cloud

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An introduction to In the Cloud, and the history behind this new digital citizenship training business.

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About In the Cloud

  1. 1. Welcome to the mLiteracy for Public Librarians Workshop info@inthecloud.org.za http://inthecloud.org.za WebLearning
  2. 2. About In the Cloud Ina Smith & Annamarie Goosen info@inthecloud.org.za http://inthecloud.org.za
  3. 3. What we want to achieve … • Digital Citizenship Training • High quality SETA accredited • Keep you up to date on new development/trends • Discover your own inner creativity & curiosity • Contextualised learning • Empowering all – become entrepreneurs • Become a lifelong, self-learner • Pass on your knowledge
  4. 4. What is Digital Citizenship (1) Norms of appropriate, responsible behaviour with regard to technology use • Digital access for all • Digital consumers doing online business • Digital communication • Digital literacy for searching & processing information • Digital etiquette
  5. 5. What is Digital Citizenship (2) • Digital law (plagiarism, illegal downloads, hacking, creating and spreading worms, viruses, Trojan Horses, sending spam, stealing identity) • Digital rights & responsibilities (right to privacy, free speech) • Digital health & wellness (safety, self-care, cyber- bullying) • Digital security (virus protection, back-up’s)
  6. 6. How all started … since 2000
  7. 7. Kids In the Cloud Presentation at Navco Meeting 3 October 2014
  8. 8. Kids In the Cloud Computer, Media, Information October 2014
  9. 9. Kids In the Cloud 9 Pilot Schools & Beneficiaries
  10. 10. Teachers In the Cloud Namibian Teacher Workshops 20-22 November 2014
  11. 11. Teachers In the Cloud Western Cape Teacher Workshops 29-30 April 2015 Paarl Boys’ Primary School, Devine Street, Paarl De Hoop Primary School, Old Stellenbosch Road, Somerset West
  12. 12. Librarians In the Cloud Goethe-Institut South Africa September 2015 (5 days)
  13. 13. Librarians In the Cloud Goethe-Institut South Africa September 2015
  14. 14. Librarians In the Cloud LIASA HELIG Workshop 1 April 2016
  15. 15. Librarians In the Cloud SLYSIG Conference 28 June 2016
  16. 16. Librarians In the Cloud LIASA Eastern Cape Branch 26-27 May 2016
  17. 17. Librarians In the Cloud LIASA Pre-Conference 2016 October 2016
  18. 18. Librarian of the Year LIASA Conference 2016 October 2016
  19. 19. Librarians In the Cloud Mbazwana, KZN June 2017
  20. 20. Kids In the Cloud Hindle High, Delf, Western Cape 3-7 July 2017
  21. 21. Launching In the Cloud LIASA Conference 2017 October 2017
  22. 22. Launching In the Cloud Directors Annamarie Goosen BBibl, Masters in Business Leadership (to be completed in 2018) Ina Smith BBibl, BBibl (Hons), HED, MEd (Computer Integrated Education), Research in Open Access Scholarly Publishing/Open Science/Open Data
  23. 23. In the Cloud MICT SETA Accreditation http://www.thrive.co.za/
  24. 24. The way forward – In the Cloud • MICT SETA Accreditation • Teachers & Kids in the Cloud • Partnerships & Funders • Course Catalogue • Courses to start January 2018 http://inthecloud.org.za/workshops/
  25. 25. The way forward - Librarians “For South Africa to be competitive, it is important that it keeps up with the global trends in the provision of modern LIS that exploit all the benefits of ICTs. The LIS sector’s capacity to contribute to the nation’s ability to convert knowledge into innovations and wealth will determine its value to the nation.” - LIS Transformation Charter (2014) -
  26. 26. Stay in touch! http://inthecloud.org.za/ https://groups.google.com/d/forum/inthecloud https://www.facebook.com/kidsinthecloud/ info@inthecloud.org.za
  27. 27. Thank you! Ina & Annamarie

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