Digital Enterprise Programme students visit the GE Innovation Centre

General Electric’s Londvolota Trust sponsors two Digital Enterprise Programmes, including a site visit to the GE Innovation Centre Students at Ponelopele and Sandtonview high schools in Johannesburg, who are participating in General Electric (GE) sponsored Digital Enterprise Programmes, were fortunate to visit the GE Innovation Centre in Rosebank, Johannesburg. Organised by Celiwe Zondo of GE, […]

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Design-thinking as an approach to shaping innovation

JASA programmes incorporate a design-thinking approach to innovation In JASA programmes, the facilitators introduce learners to design thinking, a step-by-step approach to coming up with innovative solutions to problems. Students are encouraged to look around their environments and identify problems they want to tackle. Then the students work on innovations that will provide solutions, in […]

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South African team win prestigious global Social Innovation Relay

Emulsified Environmentalists from JA South Africa take top award at relay involving over 1500 teams from countries around the world Junior Achievement today announced the winner of the second annual SocialInnovation Relay, a global challenge developed by Junior Achievement and HP for high school students to create and develop new business concepts intended to have […]

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South African team to compete in international social innovation relay

Sandtonview High School compete in 2012 SA HP Social Innovation Relay Over 800 learners from more than 13 schools across the country competed in the HP Social Innovation Relay between March and June 2012. Learners participated in a three hour workshop, where they were taught about Social Innovation. Learners then completed an online quiz and […]

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Successful Research in Motion Innovation Challenge

First South African RIM BlackBerry® Innovation Challenge – a huge Success Junior Achievement South Africa launched the first Research In Motion (RIM) Innovation Challenge on Friday, 24 February 2012 at the University of Johannesburg’s Intellilab. 40 Grade 11 learners from McCauley House, Dawnview High School, Sunward Park High School and Ponelopele Oracle Secondary School participated […]

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