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.
TransUnion, a provider of global information solutions for assessing and managing risk, has revealed the appointment of Derick De Vries as CEO of TransUnion Auto Information Solutions.
According to the company, De Vries has also been appointed Senior Vice President of the TransUnion Africa Group Executive Team.
De Vries, who joined the TransUnion team effective 1 June 2015, has been a part of the South African automotive industry for more than 20 years, most recently holding the position of General Manager at Wesbank. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his new role.
As CEO of TransUnion Auto Information Solutions, De Vries will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies and long-term plans to help grow and build the subsidiary into a highly competitive business that offers integrated solutions to the market. A strong focus of his role will be on developing innovative new products to meet changing customer demand, as well as enhancing existing offerings in the mobile and web-service delivery space.
Cecil the lion – the most famous creature in Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park – was killed by an American hunter according to a report via the Telegraph.
The report reveals that Walter James Palmer, a dentist from Minnesota in the United States, is believed to have paid an estimated USD $50 000 to shoot and kill the lion. Palmer’s weapon of choice was, according to the report, a bow and arrow.
According to traveller24, Palmer reportedly has a hunting felony history, and is also facing charges for the illegal hunting Cecil the lion – although Palmer issued a statement saying he was under the impression the hunt was legal, until the very end. Local authorities in Zimbabwe alleged that the lion was lured from a protected area and killed.
A petition has also been launched online which calls on Zimbabwe’s president Robert Gabriel Mugabe to stop issuing hunting permits to kill endangered animals.
Africans, as well as the world lashed out to social media in order to air their opinions. The tweets can be found below: