SA online college wins international award
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A South African digital university, Think Digital Academy, has won the international 2021/22 Corporate LiveWire Prestige Award for the second year in a row.
The online college came away with top honors for having excelled in all areas of online education, making it the Virtual School of the Year in South Africa.
According to Corporate LiveWire, Think Digital Academy has revolutionized online education in South Africa.
âTheir world-class learner management system gives learners access to interactive lessons that can be viewed at their own pace. This includes assessments, access to tutors and peers, study notes, weekly activity reports, and quarterly progress reports.
‘A new dimension in the way the curriculum is taught is at the heart of the academy’s work, enabling young people to acquire the understanding and necessary skills they need to work in today’s world. hui. They have inspired innovation and linked learners with contrasting academic abilities, bringing the classroom to the world and fostering understanding through a new way of teaching, âsaid the hosts of the awards ceremony.
Online Colleges are the first online school to provide South African Curriculum Assessment Policy Statements (CAPS), United States General Education Development (GED), and International Curriculum British. It currently has around 7,500 registered learners.
As part of the competition, the nominated establishments were subjected to in-depth examinations by judges. They were assessed on the quality of content, technical merit and customer service provided to parents and learners were taken into account.
Vicky Moraitis, operational director of Think Digital Academy, said the restructuring of the school, improving the technology of online education delivery and the social distancing required during the Covid-19 pandemic put the online school education in the spotlight.
âWe predict that online schooling will continue to increase as families seek greater flexibility, a change from a traditional school and a safer learning environment. Advances in technology also allow distance education to be more personalized, interactive and automated, âshe said.
âThe future is definitely digital and we look forward to providing a safe, quality and affordable educational solution to all of our students around the world. “