The digital material and online assessment platform designed to prepare students for the Fourth Industrial Revolution was recently introduced by Panyaza Lesufi, the Gauteng Education MEC for Education and Youth Development.
According to Steve Mabona, spokesman for Gauteng Education, this platform would provide opportunities for ongoing assessment activities to support curriculum delivery in ICT-enabled schools while increasing access to digital resources.
The Gauteng Department of Education’s GDE content platform gradually introduces digital material access for all of the schools, including interactive lesson activities accompanied by videos and 2/3D animations with audio.
In this article, we will be looking at everything you need to know about the GDE Content Platform.
What Does GDE Stand for?
The Gauteng Department of Education is mandated to provide a basic education to all learners, mainly through learning in schools. However, the Gauteng Department of Education GDE also does this by providing digital content access and online assessment platform, known as GDE content, intends to improve chances for continuous assessment operations and increase access to digital content to support academic learning in ICT-enabled schools.
What Can You Do Through the GDE Online Platform?
Learners can access interactive revision materials, such as former test papers with memos and step-by-step videos that demonstrate how to approach and reply to exam questions, using the GDE content platform.
The platform intends to improve options for continuous assessment activities to support curriculum delivery in ICT-enabled schools in addition to increasing access to digital content. It was introduced in time for the impending year-end exams that students in grade 12 are reportedly working extremely hard to prepare for.
According to the GDE, the digital content and associated evaluation activities have already been uploaded to the platform and are live, operational, and accessible. The GDE emphasizes that launching the digital content and evaluation platform, it is starting the next stage of the ICT rollout at certain schools.
The provincial education department has been loud about its intention to guarantee that all teachers and students have access to technological devices, placing a priority on skill development and ICT adoption under the concept of the “paperless system.”
The GDE has pledged to promote ICT adoption in all of its schools throughout the province as a result. The GDE claims that their platform will gradually roll out access to interactive class activities accompanied by videos, 2/3D animations, and audio for all of the schools.
Additionally, students will have access to interactive revision materials, such as former exam papers with memoranda and instructional films that demonstrate how to approach and reply to exam questions.
GDE Online Application Procedure
Below is the process you need to follow for the online application content access procedure for GDE.
- Enter your personal information. Make sure your password contains each of the following characters after you’ve entered it: 1 lowercase letter from the alphabet.
- Enter your Address Information (you may be asked for proof of residence)
- Enter your Learner Information.
- Try out for a school.
- Submit or upload documents.
How do You log into GDE content?
Step 1: Open the official link to the Gauteng Department of Education’s GDE content login website: https://gdecontent.co.za/login/index.php
Step 2. Use your username and password to log in. Upon successful login, the GDE content home screen shows.
How do You check Your GDE application status?
By following the guidelines below, applicants can also check the status of their application online: Go to the GDE Admission Portal at https://www.gdeadmissions.gov.za/login/ and enter the username and password you received by SMS at the first step of your application as your login credentials.
The GDE content platform now places an emphasis on disciplines including mathematics, physical sciences, mathematical literacy, geography, accounting, languages (such as Isizulu and Sepedi), and life sciences for students in grades 10 through 12. The topics for grades eight and nine are math, science, and technology.
How to access the GDE content platform
To access their GDE content accounts, students who have registered at the site will be given their login information and passwords. Following these procedures will allow you to access your GDE content account after you receive your login information.
Follow these easy steps:
Step 1: Click the following official link to access the Gauteng Department of Education’s GDE content login page: https://gdecontent.co.za/login/index.php
Step 2: Enter your login details (username and password) to log in. Upon successful login, the GDE content home screen shows.
Step 3: Check the troubleshooting alternatives below if you are still unable to access the GDE admissions login page.
GDE Content Platform Login Troubleshoots Issues
- Verify whether the CAPS Lock is on or off.
- your browser’s cookies and cache.
- Before attempting again, be certain that you have an active internet connection.
- Stay away from VPN.
- If you still have trouble logging into your account, call the GDE content help desk, and someone will get back to you right away to assist you.
What To Do If You Have Forgotten Your Password
Use the instructions below to reset your password if you’ve forgotten it.
- Select the link: https://gdecontent.co.za/login/forgot password.php
- In the space provided, enter your username or email address.
- You will receive an email with instructions on how to reset your password and access your GDE data if your information is in the GDE database.