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Why should we_integrate_ict_into_the_curriculum_april2012_basic_education_summit_south_africa_kathy_mc_cabe


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Why should we_integrate_ict_into_the_curriculum_april2012_basic_education_summit_south_africa_kathy_mc_cabe

  1. 1. During the nextfive minutes...
  2. 2. Africa is experiencing thefastest growthininternetpenetration3 000%in the the start of 2012
  3. 3. Cell phone penetration inSouth Africa is around 100%.There are more cell phone subscribers in S.A. than there are inhabitants!
  4. 4. 39% of urban SouthAfricans and 27% of rural usersnow browse the internet on their phones.
  5. 5. More than25% of bankcustomers inSouth Africa use cell phones for banking.
  6. 6. November 2010:“Africans are among the mostprogressive in the world when it comesto mobile advertising, and clearly aheadof consumers in Europe and the USwhen it comes to adoption.”James Lamberti, InMobi(world’s largest & fastest growing mobile ad network)
  7. 7. MXIT wasdeveloped inSouth Africa...
  8. 8. MXIT statistics:November 2011 750 million messages per day... 50 000 new subscribers every day.
  9. 9. In South Africa, smartphone saleswill soon overtake the sales ofordinary cellphones.44% of these are BlackBerry phones.(March 2012).
  10. 10. In 2011 Blackberry sales in Africa increased by741%
  11. 11. Stock market rose more than all G7 in 2010Debt to GDP ratio is one third of U.K. or U.S.Lowest interest rates for 30 yearsLargest correspondence universityOnly country to voluntarily dismantle nuclear weaponsHighest no. of houses built for the poorRated top holiday destination in the world
  12. 12. South Africa... in 2012
  13. 13. Worldwide IT spending in2012 is forecast to total $3.7 trillion.
  14. 14. That’s more than doublethe GDP of the entirecontinent of Africa...
  15. 15. We need to integrate ICTinto the school curriculum at every level.