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Welcome to Funworks

 

We have been producing textbooks for more that 20 years for South African IT (and formerly Computer Studies) students.

Funworks produces text books for Information Technology for learners in Grade 10,11 and 12 in South African schools. Their books have been used throughout South Africa to teach the fundamentals of programming in an interactive manner to high school learners. 

The books are based on CAPS and designed to be interactive. We believe that learners must DO in order to learn. It is important that learners type in programmes and experiment with their code. Or theory books cover all aspects of the syllabus and include exercises that we call Check Points for learners to determine what they know.

To order books or solutions, please click on the Order Books page.

Recent Announcements

Updates to Exploring IT: books
Monday, January 7, 2019
  • Updated versions of Exploring IT: Theory (2nd Ed) , Java (3rd Ed) and Delphi (3rd Ed) for Grade 10 will be available by September 2019
  • Updated versions of Exploring IT: Theory (2nd Ed), Java (3rd Ed) and Delphi (3rd Ed) for Grade 11 will be available by September 2020
  • Updated versions of Exploring IT: Theory (2nd Ed), Java (3rd Ed) and Delphi (3rd Ed) for Grade 12 will be available by September 2021
Exploring CAT series
Thursday, December 20, 2018

Funworks is proud to announce the launch of a new companion series of textbooks - Computer Applications Technology (CAT). Grade 10 textbook will be available for 2019 in both Print and ePDF. Orders will open on this website at the beginning of Term 1 2019.

photo "It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things" Leonardo da Vinci