Chisom Jenniffer Okoye
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11 Oct 2019
6:26 am

Lesufi launches new e-learning website, amid criticism it’s ‘amateurish’

Chisom Jenniffer Okoye

The education MEC has enthused about his department's leap into a new era of online learning, though experts feel it still has some way to go.

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While the Gauteng department of education plans to launch a new e-learning platform today, web developers are unimpressed by the poorly built website riddled with “significant mistakes”, including the lack of HTTPS security, which could pose a threat to all users. The department yesterday sent out invitations for the unveiling of the content platform at Soshanguve East Secondary School. It claimed the site was ready to be piloted and would change the learning experience of pupils, schools, and how parents can assist. “Gone will be the days of pupils taking notes or cramming when a teacher delivers a lesson in...