Founded in 2012, by Willy Govender Eduworks has created ground-breaking, classroom-friendly and learner-centric products that will be transforming the lives of Teachers, Students, Schools and Society. Eduworks is a highly innovative and technology driven company revolutionizing the education system in South Africa, dedicated to provide best solutions to the Teachers and Learners. The company is designed to boost the education sector that make learning and teaching easier, more fun, and more effective.
Digischool is Eduworks premier multimedia-based educational offering that embodies the proverbial “Learning by Doing” approach. Digischool is a technology-oriented initiative that uses the power of multimedia to make learning an enjoyable and meaningful experience. Designed specifically for Indian classrooms, it provides rich content as well as the systems to enable a participative instructor-led learning experience supported by strong media.
With Digischool, pictures and animations bring to life scientific principles while interactive multimedia allows students to play an active role in learning. Students can watch experiments in action, see micro-organisms up close, know how food is digested and use an interactive white board to work with images, simulations and other interactive material.
It is no wonder then that the Digischool program keeps students thoroughly engaged in the learning process.
As part of this program, each school is provided with a centrally located server that is loaded with multimedia content, relevant software, and an Operating System. This server is connected to a Desktop computer, which can be accessed by the teacher.
The teacher can project material from the desktop computer to an LCD display for viewing in the classroom. Teachers can also prepare their lesson plans using the software, and access relevant content according to their plans. The use of multimedia speakers ensures that the lecture is clearly audible to all the students in the class.
Evaluations is a young, ambitious and entrepreneurial BEE company managed by insightful and inspiring professionals, with leading edge expertise in property intelligence, inclusive of property valuations, consulting, development and project management founded by Willy Govender.
With an expert team of Professional Valuers, Statisticians and Technologists, Evaluations is a leader in Automated Valuation Models (AVMs) development and Computer Assisted Mass Appraisals (CAMA) services. The company also has, at its disposal, additional sub-contract Valuers, all of whom are reputable registered Valuers with vast industry experience. The Valuer teams are supplemented by Candidate Valuers who have gained vast experience on large projects. Our international partners, who are constantly on-call, bring a wealth of additional foresight and expertise to the local competence.
Established in 2004 by Willy Govender, Evaluations – a one-stop service provider of property valuation services – has rapidly evolved to become the largest property valuation company in South Africa, providing professional valuation and appraisal services to municipalities, financial institutions and real estate companies.
By embracing technology and building on its GIS capability, our mission is to combine our highly-skilled professionals, aligned with international best practice methodology, to better serve and recognise the needs of our clients in South Africa, ensuring the highest standards of service delivery.
In the quest to best position itself as the leader and innovator in a diverse range of property valuation and related services, Evaluations has invested in a USA-based company which focuses predominantly on the financial services sector, giving the local company a distinct competitive edge with regard to its holistic approach to credit risk management, through the assessment of asset portfolios and mortgage risk.
As Suzanne Sepe arches over the kitchen counter in her New Haven, Conn., home, grinding black pepper on grass-fed lamb drizzled with yogurt cilantro sauce, Yale Law student Khalil Tawil interrupts. “Try this,” he says, producing a Ziploc bag of fragrant coriander, cumin and cloves from his backpack. “My mother’s Lebanese spice mix.”
The offering seals their business transaction like a handshake – Tawil, his Yale Law classmate Jason Gilliland and Yale undergrad Hallie Meyer are co-founders of Umi, named after the Arabic word for “mother,” a startup that delivers home-cooked meals made by local cooks, many of them immigrants, to residents of New Haven. Sepe was among the first recruits to the startup, which is housed in an incubator operated by Yale.
Successful executives are mentored by amateurs about as often as great athletes are coached by novices. That would be never. If you want to learn how to be the best at something, learn from the experts. And when it comes to building successful businesses, the experts are in the technology industry.
Entrepreneurship has fanned out around the globe, but its center of excellence undoubtedly lies in Silicon Valley. This is where the “innovation – venture capital – startup” engine that created powerhouses like Apple, Cisco, Facebook, Google, and Intel began.
Every day, groundbreaking companies such as PayPal, Netflix, Uber, Tesla, and Airbnb are challenging the status quo, transforming age-old industries, and changing our lives in profound ways.
If you have any interest in founding, growing, or leading a startup, this is the only place to start. These are among the most fundamental lessons I learned growing up and becoming a senior executive and consultant in the high-tech industry.