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+27 82 787 0169
Offline eLearning system
Working with Sangari, one of the world's leading education company, Kenga Solutions has developed an off line eLearning system powered by Chisimba. Consisting of a server with wifi, and a trolly with 40 tablet PCs, Kenga::eLearn with Sangari content, the system will be available soon from Sangari in South Africa. Contact Sangari for more info or to request a demonstration.
Our clients to date have included The CSIR, Sangari, thumbzup, Cape Penininsula University of Technology
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Welcome to Kenga Solutions
Welcome to the website of the Kenga Solutions, a South African company based in Johannesburg. Owned and Managed by Dr Derek Keats who has more than 25 years experience with technology and education, as a teacher, professor, pioneer and level 2 manager at universities. Kenga Solutions offers the following services:
Helping you understand how to leverage the power of Free and Open Source Software in your organisation
Strategic and long-term planning for innovation in your organisation, including scenario planning and planning for management under uncertainty
Education and educational services in the 21st Century, including the creation of online learning systems using our own open source (FOSS) software
Stragegy and planning for open educational resources (OER)
Deployment of web applications (anything over http:// using the Chisimba framework (see the block below for more information on this service)
Developing, managing and hosting conferences that are focused on technology in education and other industries
In exceptional circumstances, we can also develop educational content (see some of the side blocks for examples by Dr Keats).
We carry out our services based on the following principals:
ethical behaviour in all our actions
adopt an ecosystem approach to our strategic thinking, planning and software deployment and development work
follow an approach that looks at vision, people, process, technology and sustainable finance (VPPTS model)
invoke an analytical approach to planning and implementation
recognize the critical role of risk and uncertainty in today's world.
Chisimba at Kenga Solutions
Kenga Solutions is the premier team capable of delivering cutting edge web applications using the Chisimba framework. Our work cuts across many domains, with Chisimba serving well for general web infrastructure, eLearning, as a back end for mobile applications, basically for anything that needs to use the web protocol, http. If you need something made on the web, contact us, we can make it with Chisimba.
Kenga::eLearn is the Kenga Solutions eLearning platform built on the Free Software (open source) platform, Chisimba. Kenga::eLearn provides a comprehensive suite of services for your organisation to embark on eLearing using a cloud-based solution. Fast and efficient, your eLearning solution can be deployed in the cloud within minutes of your signing a contract, with fully customized look and feel being available within a few days. Although we offer comprehensive hosting packages, Kenga::eLearn can also be installed on your own servers, or those of a hosting provider of your choosing.
We offer the following services:
Installation and support for Kenga::eLearn software on the international cloud provider, Rackspace, any other cloud provider of your choosing, or within your own data centre if this is your requirement;
Training of your staff in the basics of eLearning using Kenga::eLearn;
Customization of the Kenga::eLearn platform to meet your needs, including the development of any new application functionality you require;
Configuration and systems administration for Kenga::eLearn.
Kenga::eLearn is a comprehensive eLearning platform similar in scope to other commonly available commercial and open source platforms, with the additional benefit of being very flexible and customizable. With Kenga::eLearn you are not just buying a technology, you are buying 35 years experience in education, and the experience of an established internationally known pioneer in eLearning, Dr Derek Keats.
We are based in South Africa, but our services are available in Africa and throughout the world. For further information, please call or email:
The Kenga Solutions bug tracking system, which uses The Bug Genie for incident and bug tracking and to log feature requests.
This is an eLearning playpen for customers of Kenga Solutions. If you are interested in eLeraning opportunities using Chisimba's eLearning functionality, please contact us for a login. Use the 'contact us' block at the left.
Sample blog site - dkeats.com
Blog site of Kenga co-founder, Dr Derek Keats. Derek blogs about topics such as education, technology and society, Free and Open Source Software, Chisimba programming, software engineering, photography, and SCUBA diving. This site showcases Chisimba as a blogging platform.
Chisimba API Documentation
API documentation for Chisimba generated from the internal doc blocks using PHP Documentor. The menu to follow is in the upper right hand corner of the screen after you access the site.