At Brighter Futures we are planning the following to help you keep abreast of the 4iR and your maths academics:

How to become a Game Developer – free webinar

Want to learn about the game development industry? 𝐁𝐫𝐞𝐧𝐭 π†πžπ¨π«π πž, a π‚πšπ§πšππ’πšπ§ π€π§π’π¦πšπ­π’π¨π§ πƒπ’π«πžπœπ­π¨π« 𝐟𝐫𝐨𝐦 π†πžπ­π’πžπ­ π†πšπ¦πžπ¬ will be sharing 30 years of lessons on what it takes to build a career in the game development world. Join Brent for a free webinar on Sat Aug 22nd 4-5pm. Brent has worked at π–πšπ«π§πžπ« 𝐁𝐫𝐨𝐬 π†πšπ¦π’π§π , 𝐒-π€π§π’π¦πšπ­πž.𝐧𝐞𝐭, π”π›π’π¬π¨πŸπ­ etc. He worked on James Cameron’s 𝐀𝐕𝐀𝐓𝐀𝐑 game, 𝐁𝐚𝐭𝐦𝐚𝐧: π€π«π€π‘πšπ¦ 𝐎𝐫𝐒𝐠𝐒𝐧𝐬 and so much more.Β 

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Financial Literacy – free course

Now is the time to build up your toolbox of financial skills so that you’re ready to take on this uncertain world. Don’t wait until you’re in financial trouble…..Here’s your chance to learn about budgets, financial management and become #finsavvy.

This is a free online course of 10-14hrs. Included are presentations, videos, activities, quizzes and reflecting exercises. The outputs of some activities will give you the tools to manage your personal finances

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Digital Literacy – free course

Now is the time to build up your toolbox of technology skills to be future-ready for the 4iR Wave that is here already. Don’t become a technology dinosaur…..Here’s your chance to jump on the #4iR train and be certified by Microsoft as #techsavvy.

This is a free online course of 4-6hrs. Course materials provided – videos, content, exercises, slides and exam included. To obtain a Microsoft Certificate, participants will be required to achieve 50%+ on the online exam at the end of the course.

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Covid-19 classroom ready – free course

This course 10-12hr course will give you the insight to deal with critical areas in your school and adapt to the β€˜new normal’ as it relates to COVID-19. This course also provides information on how the coronavirus is transmitted and measures to take to keep your staff, students, family and yourself safe.

It covers:

  • Covid19 and How to protect yourself and others
  • Preparing the classroom
  • Dealing with Stigma around COVID-19
  • Teaching in proximity
  • Occupational Health directives

Gr8-12 Free maths diagnostic assessments

Free maths diagnostic assessments with support resources for Grade 8-12 learners. A Term 1, Term 2 and Term 3 assessment are available online so every learner can see if they are on track or where their weak areas are that need extra support. After completing the diagnostic, learners will receive a detailed report that breaks down (1) their mark for each maths section (2) where they need to improve (3) some additional advice & resources to support their next steps. Read more about it here.

Parents, teachers and learners themselves can use this report to target their interventions and ensure no child falls behind.

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Grade 12 Free Maths Exam prep – Trig

Calling all Grade 12’s! We ran a free Maths Exam prep webinar for Trigonometry on #Madiba Day. We had such an overwhelming response – we couldn’t have everyone join the live session. However we recorded the session, so if you’d like to access it, click below.Β 

Our maths expert @Elton guided our Gr12s through some exam question tips and strategies.Β 

Live recording

To access the live recordings from previous Masterclasses:

Virtual Classroom masterclass

We hosted a live Virtual Classroom masterclass via Webinar on 20 May for those teachers wanting to improve interaction in a virtual online classroom setting.

If you missed it – click here to access the live recording

We covered some of the following:

  • the challenges to creating interactive virtual classrooms
  • improving student-to-teacher interaction in virtual classrooms
  • improving real-time feedback on learner progress in virtual classrooms
  • improving student-to-studentΒ interaction in virtual classrooms

We had lots of interaction and heard many ideas and techniques from the “virtual floor”. Thanks to everyone for joining.

Live recording

Powerpoint Masterclass

We hosted a live Powerpoint Masterclass via Webinar on Wednesday 6 May for those wanting to build killer presentation skills.

To access the live recording – click here

We covered the following:

  • the good, the bad and the ugly in Microsoft Powerpoint
  • the 3 B’s to creating a killer presentation and slide deck
  • and more…

This Masterclass will help you grab your audience’s attention, keep their attention and make your message stick – whether you are in Varsity, education or the corporate world.

Don’t miss out!

Live Recording

Free Intro to Coding Masterclass

We hosted a live Intro to Coding Masterclass via Webinar on Saturday 2 May for those wanting to use the time at home to upskill themselves to be ready for the 4th Industrial Revolution.

To access the live recording – click here

We covered the following:

  • How programming works, the logic and framework
  • Introduce the programming steps in order to create a basic mobile app
  • The benefits of programming and what it enables you to do…
  • and more…
Live recording

Free Excel Masterclass FOR TEACHERS

We hosted a live Excel Masterclass via Webinar on 5 May for those teachers wanting to improve their excel and data analysis skills. This will help with your EMIS, SASAMS and/or DDD submissions.

If you missed it – click here to access the live recording

We covered some of the following:

  • Manipulating, searching and modifying worksheet data
  • Using formulas to calculate data in a worksheet.
  • Filtering, sorting and analysing data using slicers & conditional formatting.
  • Presenting data using pivot tables and chartsΒ 
  • and more…

Don’t miss this free masterclass.

Live recording

And here are some additional lessons on DSTV and Radio that may be worth tuning into: