English: This article explores the viability of implementing a technology learning programme
in a school for learners with special educational needs. TechnEd (the former RAUTEC),
Bernina, the school and the Gauteng Department of Education were involved in the
project. The nature of the project required a qualitative, action research approach
using group interviewing, observation and narratives to gather data. The action
research allowed for evaluation, planning and action after every session. Qualitative
data analysis methods were applied. The project had the following educational value
for the learners: cognitive, personal and social skill development.