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IIE Module Manual. (2015). Retrieved 2017, from Rosebank College: https://portal.iie.ac.za/Student%20Manuals/DIGC5110_Digital_Citizenship/2017/STManual.pdf

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Q.5 Digital Rights and Responsibilities

Independent Institute of Education Cellphone Policy

During Lessons

All students are allowed to use cellphones during lessons only if the lecture gives permission to Google something concerning the module. If a leaner is found using a smartphone in class without the approval of the lecture the student will be given a 3 days suspension from school.

I                                                agree that if found in class using a cellphone without a lectures approval I will be given a 3 days suspension.

During Examinations

All students who bring along cellphones during examinations their cellphones will not enter the exam room but will be placed in a safe where every cellphone will be safe in its packaging which consist of a student number and a form to sign in and out the cellphone.

I                                                     agree that if I bring along my cellphone it will not enter the examination room but be placed in a safe during exam time.

Cellphone signature:



Sign in                                                                       Sign Out


Q.2.2 Yes

Because, your personal information can be used without you knowing that it has been used, negative things can be said about you & they will stay there forever and you can lose your job because of the things you say or post on the internet. Posting things which are out of control while you are a teenager may affect you when you are grown up, they ruin your reputation and they will remain being there for a long time.


Q.2.1 Brief background of my area.

I come from a small area in Soshanguve called Block L. Currently the area has a high level of crime rate and drugs in Soshanguve, people are hijacked each and every day. As I looked at youth of my area I have realized that the main reason why they are involved in crime is high rate of unemployment. So they end up involved in crime because they live out of it. Most of them didn’t finish high school which means that they cannot be employed even though jobs are created.

How I intend to tackle this problem.

Six D’s

  1. Define
  2. Discover
  3. Dream
  4. Design
  5. Deliver
  6. Debrief

(IIE Module Manual, 2015)

  • Define

Soshanguve is full of unemployed youth which means that they cannot be employed even though jobs are created. So most of them are involved in drugs and crime in order to survive.

  • Discover

We have the problem of unemployment in Soshanguve because of most youth didn’t finish high school so they are not able to find jobs as they don’t have qualifications. Most of the youth are under the influence of drugs and crime so no company is willing to invest or employ anyone who is under the influence of drugs and crime. Some companies will want to employ them to clean or take care of the garden but they will refuse as they are too choosy with no qualification.

  • Dream

We can convince youth who are under the influence of drugs to go to rehab and those who didn’t finish high school to go back to school or attend adult school. When it comes to jobs we get we need to put pride aside and accept the opportunity that is given to us.

  • Design

We can start volunteering in police stations, homes, clinic’s, creches, etc. As volunteering can lead to full employment and as youth of Soshanguve we can start small businesses in the community. We can also start a campaign where we support youth who are under the influence of drugs to stop. If we do this as young we can make a great improvement and we can also change how companies see us as youth, they might start to have interest in investing in youth.

  • Deliver

We can ask for companies to accept youth to volunteer in their organizations and thank them with anything that they could. We can also convince companies to invest in small businesses run by youth people. We can also encourage youth to attend campaigns and work together in order to have a difference in the area.

  • Debrief

We need to make sure that every youth enjoys his/her everyday activity that he/she is engaged in so that more people can be recruited and in that way our campaigns will be a success.


Internet of Things

Internet of things refers to any device or thing that can be connected to the Internet; things like home appliances and cars. The Internet of Things has the potential to really shift the way we do things, think and learn.

How will internet of things affect businesses in South Africa?

  1. You’ll know where everything is at all times.

Currently, most companies rely on barcode tracking systems for inventory management. But when almost all your equipment, devices, and even products are integrated into the same network, inventory management and tracking will become so intuitive you might not even have to think about it. Instantly updating numbers will be at your disposal at all times, and you’ll have the ability to tap into those metrics any time you want.

  1. You’ll have to keep track of even more data.

All those interconnected devices will open the floodgates to even more data than you currently track (which is probably a ton). You’ll learn in-depth metrics about your customers and their behaviors, your employees and how they work, and even the gritty details about how your business operates. This is all worthwhile information … but you need to be prepared to handle it, with data analysts and visualization software.

  1. Everything will be faster.

With the IoT in place, everything will be faster, since interconnected devices could include everything from traffic lights and cars to public transportation. When that’s the case, you’ll have shorter commute times for yourself and your employees. More important for the impact on your organization, this means faster deliveries. On one hand, this will be a luxury — you’ll get you what you need faster — but it also means customers will expect and demand faster, more efficient service.

  1. Energy and production will be cheaper.

Thanks to smart grid coordination, energy is going to be cheaper. Not only that, your machines will be able to find new and smoother ways to operate, and your maintenance routines may also become easier. The bottom line is that you’ll expend less money to produce your inventory, and most of your costs will likely decrease

  1. Remote work will become even more feasible.

Thanks to cloud-hosted software and readily portable devices like tablets, remote work is already a solid option for many professional positions. When IoT technology becomes commonplace, and all devices are manageable on one network, it will become even easier to manage everything remotely. Given one tablet and an Internet connection, you may be able to manage an entire production line, or an entire store. Most professionals won’t be prepared to cross this gap immediately, but it will be there as a possibility.

  1. Device management may become nightmarishly complex.

There are a few potential downsides to IoT integration. One of the hardest to adapt to will be overall device management. You could have a hard time keeping all your integrated devices updated with the latest software and connected to the network; this will be both expensive and intense in terms of IT needs. Still, the benefits of increased productivity and reduced labor costs should balance this out.

  1. Productivity will increase.

As a general rule, your entire business will be able to operate more productively, with lower expenses. The cost of upgrading all your devices may be initially steep, but you’ll end up paying less for staff, and you should be capable of producing more products, thanks to the efficiency challenges your new technologies will have solved.

  1. Some industries will disappear or radically change.

Many industries may fundamentally change when IoT becomes mainstream. Some might even become obsolete or completely disappear; for example, the delivery and logistics industry could conceivably become almost completely automated. Others will start to be in higher demand, and still others will become more efficient, and allow for higher profitability and more entry to new entrepreneurs. Pay close attention to how your industry develops, and be prepared for some major changes.