Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies Mondli Gungubele on Friday officially opened a cyberlab at Ramogabudi Secondary School in Mogalakwena, Limpopo.

The cyberlab programme is an initiative of the State Information Technology Agency (SITA). It is aimed at investing in the creation and expansion of smart schools.

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It is also aligned to the Minister’s vision of SITA reasserting itself as the leader in driving ICT transformation. The lab is envisioned to enhance the learner’s academic development and the teacher’s learning materials through the internet connectivity that is provided in conjunction with the cyberlab infrastructure.

Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies Mondli Gungubele on Friday officially opened a cyberlab at Ramogabudi Secondary School in Mogalakwena.
Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies Mr Mundli Gungubele togather with Ramogabudi Secondary School Principal Ms Makhura [in red dress] cuts the ribbon to officially open the Cyberlab.

In the 2023 Grade 12 results, Limpopo is one of the provinces that have seen significant improvement. Waterberg as a District massively improved its Grade 12 results. Mogalakwena, where Ramogabudi Secondary School is located in the Top 3 well-performing Districts in the province. They produced 82,6% pass rate for the year 2023.

MONDLI GUNGUBELE OPENS A CYBERLAB AT RAMOGABUDI SECONDARY SCHOOL IN MOGALAKWENA

“This is a symbol that this cyberlab is a key to unlocking these children’s minds into their own capabilities,” said Gungubele.

“When they start playing here, they will say wow, now I can. So when this Las starts operating, they will know what they are capable of doing.

“That’s the point of education. It teaches you about yourself, it makes you know who you are. It gives you the confidence you didn’t have before,” he added.

The minister also started with a tree-planting ceremony at the same school.