joins the Knowledge Network Partners in Education
Primary School in Morningside has taken the first step in
preparing their learners for the knowledge age.
The vision of Montrose is to be at the forefront of IT
education and thereby keeping their learners in touch with the
changing world of technology.
Desmond Zeelie, the recently appointed Principal of Montrose
Primary School, brought with him some of the most progressive
thinking in IT education.
careful evaluation and the recommendation of Mr. Zeelie, Montrose
opted for the Knowledge Network™ IT Learning System Progressive
Learning Programme and joined the Knowledge Network™ Partners in
two educators from Montrose who were assigned to present the new
IT Learning System, have attended proprietary methodology training
at Knowledge Network™ and are most excited about starting the
programme in 2001. They
feel that the IT Learning System will not only be challenging for
the learners, but will ultimately give them the necessary skills
to go forward in life.
IT educators at Montrose believe that not only will this teaching
technique ensure that all learners, from Grade 1 to Grade 7 gain
ample experience in IT, but will also benefit from the listening
skills, lateral thinking and creativity that are embodied in the
the IT vision of Montrose, in addition to the existing research
well in the library, the current computer centre has recently been
upgraded giving a grand total of 32 Pentium II workstations.
Construction will begin, early in 2001 on a second centre
to allow more computer time for each learner.
And ultimately they are aiming at having at least one
computer in each classroom.