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FROM THE COMFORT OF HOME

The many benefits of home-schooling mean more kids and teens than ever are learning at home. Families want the advantages of home-schooling, with the flexibility, academic benefits, efficiency, and opportunities home-schooling can offer. They seek an education and even a lifestyle that’s not based on minimum standards and a one-size-fits-all approach.

SOUTH AFRICAN CAPS CURRICULUM

IVY Online provides a dedicated learning platform that assist, guides and teaches a child through their CAPS learning journey. By joining the IVY Online solution, you will have instant access to the courseware required for your child to navigate through the South African CAPS curriculum.


Frequently Asked Questions


What is IVY Academy?

Ivy Academy is a a Distance Education Provider that provides the NSC (National Senior Certificate) Qualification to students that do distance learning. The NSC is a National qualification given to learners by the government.

What is the curriculum that we are offering? 

CAPS (Curriculum Policy Assessment Statements) is the curriculum you are using. This is the curriculum set by the government, for the purposes of the specific qualification. SACAI (South African Comprehensive Assessment Institute) is the Assessment Body that is provisionally accredited with Umalusi (the Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education Training)

What subjects are you offering for Grade 12 learners?

  • Afrikaans EAT
  • English HL
  • Business Studies
  • Computer Application Technology
  • Consumer Studies
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • History
  • Life Orientation
  • Life Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematical Literacy
  • Physical Science
  • Tourism
  • IsiZulu FAL

What subjects are you offering for Grade 11 learners?

  • Afrikaans EAT
  • English HL
  • Business Studies
  • Computer Application Technology
  • Consumer Studies
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • History
  • Life Orientation
  • Life Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematical Literacy
  • Physical Science
  • Tourism
  • IsiZulu FAL

What subjects are you offering for Grade 10 learners?

  • Afrikaans EAT
  • English HL
  • Business Studies
  • Computer Application Technology
  • Consumer Studies
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • History
  • Life Orientation
  • Life Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematical Literacy
  • Physical Science
  • Tourism
  • IsiZulu FAL


Does IVY Academy provide a physical location for students?

IVY Academy offers students the opportunity to utilize its Computer Centres.

How does IVY Academy provide its students with a framework in which to study?

Ivy Academy assists learners on their journey by providing online classes, continuous informal assessment to keep track of their progress and support in the form of qualified teachers to help with any difficulty that the learner may experience. In addition to this we have Computer centres across the country for those learners that do not have the facilities at their disposal. Learners may come to these centres to take their online classes, complete their SBAs (Site Based Assessments), and take their formal exams (June, November and Preliminary). Ivy Academy registers learners with SACAI a provisionally accredited Assessment Body for the completion of the NSC qualification.

How does the formal assessments work? 

Currently tasks are emailed directly to the client at the beginning of each term, on the date specified on our year plan. We are updating the system and will let you know about any changes. Tests (Term 1 and 3) and Exams (Term 2 and 4) : A timetable is made available to the clients on our website and via email 1 month before the test series / exam starts. The learners must provide us with the detail of their invigilator. The exams are then made available on our website 1 day prior to it being written and the passwords to access the exams are emailed to the invigilator.

Are there a certain amount of live lessons that we have to offer? 

IVY Academy will provide students with a timetable of live lessons to participate in at the beginning of each term. Live lessons are weekly and not daily.

What are the requirement to progress to next grade? 

Bearing in mind that we just going to offer Grade 10 – 12 a valid Progress Report of the pervious grade completed.

What does the student receive at the end of Grade 10 end of Grade 11? 

A progress report issued by Auxilio on Ivy Academy Report Cards At the end of Grade 12 the student will receive? National Senior Certificate or NSC qualification, you can also call it Matric Certificate

How does the Portfolio of assessments work? 

The learner receives all tasks for the term at a specific date as indicated on our year plan this will include instructions that explains exactly what is expected from the learner

What is required to be uploaded? 

Learners scan and upload the work as they complete it and not later than the date specified on their General Information Sheets / also on the year plan. Tests and Exams are uploaded by the Invigilator within an hour after the session is completed.

What is the percentage that it counts towards final mark? 

The final mark is made up from the formal assessments sent by Auxilio. This includes tasks, tests and exams. Each subject has its own weighting.

How does the moderation work? 

After work is uploaded to the platform the Ivy Academy markers will be given access to the work to mark. Once they have completed marking the Auxilio internal moderators will moderate the work and Auxilio will compile a moderation file for SACAI for the external moderation by SACAI and Umalusi.

IVY ONLINE


Ivy Online is a division of the Boston City Campus group which boasts a track record in online education for over thirty years. With a national footprint of forty-six campuses, we have immersed ourselves into the different segments of society in South Africa and learnt to understand that students are coming from different environments with their own direct and indirect variables impacting their learning journey. 

The IVY Online solution covers curricula for multiple countries within Africa at both primary and high school level. Through our experience we have learnt that a student’s learning journey is impacted by both the parent and teacher. Hence, IVY online provides an infrastructure for student, parent and teacher. 


Why IVY Online is unique:

  


The many subjects we offer within the different grades made up of e-books, lessons, diagnostics, assessments.

 - The different subjects within the CAPS curriculum 

 - Lessons by top teachers. 

 - Interactive e-books whereby candidates can make notes, highlight, flag and this will all be stored in the student e-book. 

- Assessments 

 - Diagnostics 

 - Reporting to parents 

 - Triggers 

 - Create a timetable 

 - Gamification 


INTERNATIONAL CURRICULUM



For parents who wishes to provide their children with an Internationally recognized education, IVY Online offer support courseware and exercises for Key Stage 1–3 as well as International GCSE and AS Level.

Key Stages 1 to 3 is the international equivalent of the South African Primary School. A child who completes Key Stages 1 to 3 will not only be on the same level as a Primary School student but will be more advanced and better prepared for International requirements. IVY Online supports a young learners requirements to successfully complete this vital stage of education through our technologically advanced IVY Online solution, it will assist a parent with learning material, activities and exercises to help a parent teach their young child at home and keep them at the right pace for success.

INTERNATIONAL GCSE

The International General Certificate of Secondary Education or IGCSE as it is known, is the backbone of a student’s High School qualification. The International GCSE is the most well-known international qualification that is the equivalent to our CAPS High School curriculum. The IVY Online solution is designed with International GCSE subjects that will help progress your child to not only enter into South African Universities but Universities all over the world.

The subjects which we are offering under International GCSE are:

  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • English
  • French
  • History
  • Biology
  • Business Studies

AS LEVELS

Advanced Levels or AS Levels, is the final stone in a child’s matrix qualification. AS level subjects are the highest quality schooling in the world and will prepare your child for entry requirements into any University in the world. University requirements require a child to have a minimum of 4 AS level subjects in combination with International GCSE. The IVY Online solution will help your child to navigate this advanced and final level of their basic education journey, so that they may obtain an internationally recognised Matrix equivalent.

The subjects which we are offering under AS level are:

  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • English
  • Business Studies
  • History
  • Biology


REGISTER FOR OUR UNIQUE AI-MODEL

STUDENTS AT RISK DROPPING OUT 

The AI model predicts students who are at risk of dropping out of a course. 

LOW PARTICIPATION IN COURSES 

The AI model identifies low participation in courses. As soon as this happens, you will receive a notification. 

DIFFICULTY TO PASS A QUIZ 

The AI model predicts and identifies students who find it difficult to pass a quiz/test. As soon as this happens, you will receive a notification. 

INCOMPLETE COURSES 

The AI model predicts and identifies students who are at risk of not completing specific courses. Again, you will receive a notification when this happens.



DETAILED REPORTING

PER USER, PER COURSE, PER ACTIVITY

A report can be issued based on the users interaction within each course. Each user have access to a detailed view of his / her grades per activity within the specific course. 

REPORTING PER COURSE 

Course reports can also be issued. The course report includes a detailed layout of all the activities in the course and the marks obtained in each activity. 

REPORTING PER ACTIVITY 

 A report for each activity can also be viewed. The user can select which activity he/she needs reporting on. A detailed view of this activity report includes all the questions the user answered whether correct or incorrect. 

REPORTING PER COHORT OR GROUP 

A detailed report can also be obtained about the groups interaction within the course. This can either be per activity or course. Each report can be exported to Microsoft Excel or as a CSV. file.





Contact us:

Do you have any queries, or a question for the teachers? 

Please email us at: info@ivyonline.education and we will get right back to you.


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