Welcome to ADESSA

Formed in 2003, the Associated Distributors of Educational Supplies in Southern Africa, is a body representing educational suppliers in their dealings with government departments, educational institutions and other interested parties. It is an independent organisation, and is funded by subscriptions from member companies. There are currently over 40 companies that are members of ADESSA.

ADESSA as an association promotes professionalism amongst its members, and aims to deliver an edge in education. It also offers member companies one powerful unified voice in dealings with educational institutions and other organisations.

ADESSA Professional Development Workshops 2014
On Wednesday 2 April 2014 ADESSA held a morning of professional development workshops at Rustenberg Girls’ Junior School, Cape Town. These workshops, run by ADESSA members and practising teachers, focused on a variety of technological tools that can be integrated into classroom teaching, as well as the changing teaching methodologies that are required. There were a large number of educators who gave up a morning of their short school holiday to attend and ADESSA is planning to have similar events in other centres in South Africa in the future.

ADESSA Conference 2013
ADESSA held a stimulating educational technology conference at The Settlers High School in the northern suburbs of Cape Town on Monday 18 February and at Bergvliet High School in the southern suburbs on Tuesday 19 February 2013. Click here for details.

ADESSA Mini-Conference 2012
ADESSA held an exciting educational event - "Technology in Education" - on Monday 5 March at St Mary's DSG, Pretoria, and on Tuesday 6 March at Dainfern College, Johannesburg. Click here for more details.

The ICT Directorate of the North West Education Department asked ADESSA to partner with them for an ICT Expo which was held on 25 & 26 February 2011. This was very successful and ADESSA companies were able to showcase their teaching and learning materials to help promote and develop the use of ICT at schools in North West.

ADESSA Conference 2010
The 1st ADESSA Conference took place in Irene, Pretoria on the 18 March 2010. Click here for more info.

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