SAFIPA ICT and MOBILE Business Building Programme: MODULE 5 - SAID presentation 12th April 2011

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Text of SAFIPA ICT and MOBILE Business Building Programme: MODULE 5 - SAID presentation 12th April 2011

  • Keith MareeDave Lockwood

  • SAFIPAKnowledge Exchange Trip

    eLearningeHealth

  • Support mechanisms, infrastructure, software and systems

    Collaborate in inno teams consisting of business, technology and industrial design people

    Willing to discuss and share their experiences and knowledge

    The manner of the way in which they interact, share information and collaborate was a wakeup call to many of us

    The way in which they NETWORK

  • Innovation: A Paradigm Shift The new economy is characterized by:

    Enhanced frequency of innovations Shortening of product, technology, and economic life cycles. Rapid generation and commercialisation of new technologies Globalisation of both large and small businesses Enhanced emphasis on business partnerships and strategic alliances

  • Your mind can accept only those ideas that have a frame of reference with your existing knowledge. It rejects everything else.

    If you develop a broad cross-functional expertise, no new idea will be wasted.

    It will immediately connect with the existing knowledge and will inspire you, energize you, and encourage your entrepreneurial creativity.

  • Notion of emergent learning as learning in which actor and system co-evolve.

  • Individually when we approach projects and initiatives we do so from our own base of knowledge and experience and often have to create additional internal structures to handle those aspects that we are unsure of and have no expertise in.My question is

    Why would we do that ?

    Is it because we believe that the only clever people out there are those that are working in our companies or our organisations ? Is it because we are all trying to protect our business models or our unique products or our own research findings ?

  • SOUTH AFRICANEDUCATION LANDSCAPE

  • 32.2% of Grade 12 students fail at a pass mark of 30% - 173,000 students. Only 23.5% pass at 50% or higher 126,300 studentsOnly 4% actually qualify for Tertiary Education

    Majority of countries pass mark is 50%

  • 4.3% completed a three year qualification90.2% dropout from Year 1 to start of Year 3Target 1M students in FET by 2014

    Capacity increase of 240%

    118 AdditionalFET Colleges

  • 230,200 applications 84,700 available placesShortfall of 145,500 placesStudents saying there are no more places left in my chosen field of study, so I am looking at whatever is still open, I must get in

    40% Dropout in Year 1

  • Estimated 41% (2,8M) of the 6.8M youth aged 18 to 24 arenot in Employment, not in Education and not in Training (NEET)76,000 learners who passed the NSC risk missing out on the learning opportunities available

  • 60% of people in SA over the age of 20 have not completed Secondary School - 18.3 Million people43% live inRural Areas

    57% in Urban & Peri-Urban Areas

  • We all know and understand the magnitude of the challenges

    Although our shared final objective is the same

    Our separate visions of the future differ widely We know the size of the challenge is so massive that NO ONE COMPANY OR ORGANISATION can solve it by itself

  • 89 POSITIVE RESPONSES

    55 ATTENDED

    AIMS andOBJECTIVES

  • 89 POSITIVE RESPONSES

    55 ATTENDED

  • THE FUNCTION

    Bring together key organisations and players involved in ICT for development (ICT4D), in the form of a Multi Stakeholder Network to enhance their collaboration and effectiveness for achieving agreed development goals.

    Provide an essential link between the private sector and Government agencies in the form of Public-Private Dialogue and Partnerships

    To provide a light-weight framework for developing and implementing suitable rules and modes of engagement of players in the SAID process and for identifying and implementing specific and initiated flagship initiatives, advocacy initiatives and other stakeholder activities and initiatives

  • BOLD NEW DIRECTION

    Encourage you all to have your say in formulating this Alliance

    Use the opportunity to network with like-minded people

    Actively participate in the breakaway sessions

  • Although our shared final objective is the sameOur separate visions of the future differ widely

  • Create collaborative networking opportunities (match making) for thoseinvolved in ICTs for education, innovation and development to support teaching and learning in South Africa and to support innovation by creating opportunities for social entrepreneurship

  • 4354 LinkedIn connections

  • Clever people are only in your company

  • Clever people are only in your company

    In today's new economy and knowledge paradigm you do not have the time to reinvent the wheel

  • Clever people are only in your company

    In today's new economy and knowledge paradigm you do not have the time to reinvent the wheel

    Enhanced emphasis on business partnerships, strategic alliances, creating synergies, collaboration and networking

  • Clever people are only in your company

    In today's new economy and knowledge paradigm you do not have the time to reinvent the wheel

    Enhanced emphasis on business partnerships, strategic alliances, creating synergies, collaboration and networking

    Business Architects bring silos together - cross-functional expertise

  • Clever people are only in your company

    In today's new economy and knowledge paradigm you do not have the time to reinvent the wheel

    Enhanced emphasis on business partnerships, strategic alliances, creating synergies, collaboration and networking

    Business Architects bring silos together - cross-functional expertise

    Todays world is connected is so many ways, use all of those connections to collaborate and network Unified Communications

  • Clever people are only in your company

    In today's new economy and knowledge paradigm you do not have the time to reinvent the wheel

    Enhanced emphasis on business partnerships, strategic alliances, creating synergies, collaboration and networking

    Business Architects bring silos together - cross-functional expertise

    Todays world is connected is so many ways, use all of those connections to collaborate and network Unified Communications

    How and when and why you use them is up to you

  • Clever people are only in your company

    In today's new economy and knowledge paradigm you do not have the time to reinvent the wheel

    Enhanced emphasis on business partnerships, strategic alliances, creating synergies, collaboration and networking

    Business Architects bring silos together - cross-functional expertise

    Todays world is connected is so many ways, use all of those connections to collaborate and network Unified Communications

    How and when and why you use them is up to you

    But you ignore them at your own peril

  • Keith Maree

    kmaree@email.com082 894 4675www.campusnet.co.za