Zero-Rated Websites

List of websites the government have said must be zero-rated on all mobile networks in South Africa for the duration of the lockdown period.

TVET Colleges

Description Website
Urban TVET College www.ncutvet.edu.za
North Cape Rural TVET College www.ncrtvet.com
Sedibeng TVET College www.sedcol.co.za
South West TVET College www.swgc.co.za
Majuba TVET College  www.majuba.edu.za
uMgungundlovu TVET College www.ufetc.edu.za www.utvet.co.za
Vhembe TVET College - Central Office     www.vhembecollege.edu.za
Lephalale TVET College - Central Office   www.leptvetcol.edu.za
Flavius Mareka TVET College www.flaviusmareka.net flaviusmareka.coltech.co.za
Goldfields TVET College www.goldfieldstvet.edu.za

University Websites

Description Website
University of Johannesburg www.uj.ac.za
Nelson Mandela University www.mandela.ac.za
University of Venda www.univen.ac.za
University of the Western Cape www.uwc.ac.za
University of Pretoria www.up.ac.za
Durban University of Technology www.dut.ac.za
University of Stellenbosch www.sun.ac.za
Walter Sisulu University for Technology www.wsu.ac.za
University of Zululand www.unizulu.ac.za
University of the Free State www.ufs.ac.za
University of South Africa www.unisa.ac.za
University of the Witwatersrand www.wits.ac.za
University of Mpumalanga www.ump.ac.za
University of KwaZulu Natal www.ukzn.ac.za
Rhodes University www.ru.ac.za
University of Limpopo www.ul.ac.za
Cape Peninsula University of Technology www.cput.ac.za
University of Cape Town www.uct.ac.za
North West University www.nwu.ac.za

Government Websites

Description Website
COVID-19 Corona Virus South African Resource Portal www.sacoronavirus.co.za
Department of Basic Education www.education.gov.za
Department of Basic Education administration functions smartdbe.doe.gov.za
Department of Basic Education cloud dbecloud.org.za
Department of Basic Education curriculum content resources dbecontent.bhelela.com
Department of Basic Education email facilities webmail.doe.gov.za
Eastern Cape Department of Education ecdoe.co.za
Eastern Cape Department of Education curriculum resources www.eccurriculum.co.za
Eastern Cape Department of Education examination resources www.ecexams.co.za
Free State Department of Education www.education.fs.gov.za
Gauteng Department of Education online admissions www.gdeadmissions.gov.za
Gauteng Digital Platform www.gauteng.gov.za
KwaZulu-Natal Department of Education www.kzneducation.gov.za
KwaZulu-Natal Funda eLearning Portal kznfunda.kzndoe.gov.za
Limpopo Department of Education www.edu.limpopo.gov.za
Mpumalanga Department of Education www.mpumalanga.gov.za
North West Department of Education desd.nwpg.gov.za
Northern Cape Department of Education ncdoe.ncpg.gov.za
Western Cape Education Department wcedonline.westerncape.gov.za
Western Cape Education Department ePortal wcedeportal.co.za
African Storybooks www.africanstorybook.org
CAPS Radio www.capsradio.co.za
Khan Academy www.khanacademy.org
Khan Academy in IsiXhosa xh.khanacademy.org
Khan Academy in IsiZulu zu.khanacademy.org
Mindset Learn learn.mindset.africa
Tech Teachers www.techteachers.co.za
Xander language applications xander.co.za
WorksheetCloud Live Lessons www.worksheetcloud.com
Cambridge University Press South Africa cup.co.za
National COVID-19 screening platform cmore.csir.co.za
University of KwaZulu-Natal Extended Learning www.ukznextendedlearning.com
University of KwaZulu-Natal Extended Learning www.ukznextendedlearning.co.za

Other Websites

Description Website
Vodacom Digital Classroom www.digitalclassroom.co.za
Telkom e-Education www.extramarks.co.za

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