Sparking connections

Based on a passion for inclusion and development of people, organisations and the ever-changing society we live in.

Across the digital divide, strategy and implementation, people and technology, private and public, business and social, the familiar and the unfamiliar.

You’ll find the Flying Cows of Jozi:

At work, building a movement of digital change agents for 21st century basic education.

On walks, inviting you to be present in Johannesburg CBD and experience the intriguing inner city perspective.

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The Flying Cows of Jozi – the story of our origins

October 22nd, 2020|1 Comment

Our company name first came to me in 2016 as a short story that I shared at the "bring a fable to my table" literary event hosted by Emma Bekker. And although the story landed on [...]

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Female power in the STEM classroom

August 19th, 2020|2 Comments

This Women's Month we proudly present women members of our Movement who can't wait to start their teaching career and bring their STEM and digital skills to South African schools! These young women are passionate [...]

At work

Aware of the high demand for 21st century teaching skills in the basic education sector and excited about the inspiring potential of Bachelor of Education students and graduates, Flying Cows of Jozi connects the two by employing these passionate young people to expertly facilitate digital education projects for our clients.

Our clients are organisations that work in the digital education space developing, supplying and implementing resources for the (basic) education sector. Flying Cows of Jozi assists these organisations with consultancy on ICT integration in teaching & learning, design & delivery of digital skills training, development of digital education content, as well as the activation of school computer centres.

Recognising the pivotal role that teachers play in implementing innovative solutions in teaching & learning, we’ve recently launched our Digital Skills Coaches Platform to support teachers to do so successfully.

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On walks

“Being present in this city of extremes and its humanity in between grows our hearts and our horizon.” 

Flying Cows of Jozi invites you on a walk in town to experience Jozi, the city that reflects and condenses the contradictions at play in the country, and maybe in the world, today: where you can drink your rooftop champagne with a view of overcrowded migrant hostels. 

Having these contradictions compressed on just a few square klilometres presents a perspective that is hard to escape and in an intriguing way shapes your understanding of the issues we’re dealing with as a society. 

The intimate walk is hosted by inner city resident Josine Overdevest who found the inspiration for Flying Cows of Jozi on her 4 year walking journey in town.

Following the Presencing guidelines of MIT’s Otto Scharmer and in the words of Antony Osler, we ask you “stop for a moment, to pay attention, to put down our arguments and our fixed positions and to open our eyes. There we will find our world in all its glorious ordinariness. We will stand in each others’ shoes and be willing to be surprised”

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