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Subject Portals

What is a Subject Portal?

A “subject portal” is an online gateway that helps users to quickly and efficiently find reliable, scholarly subject-based information in one place.
To go to a specific subject portal click on the portals listed on the right.
The following is a general portal for all departments:



Currency Converters

  • FX Converter: Converts over 164 currencies
  • Converts 180 currencies in over 250 locations

Job Sites

Career Development

Subject Directories/Gateways

Citation Guides

Online Learning

Copyright, Plagiarism, Intellectual Property and Patent Issues

Publishers` Catalogues and websites


National Qualifications Authorities

  • NQA (Namibia Qualifications Authority)
  • SAQA (South african Qualifications Authority)
  • NQAI (National Qualifications Authority Ireland)
  • NZQA (New Zealand Qualifications Authority)
  • QCA (Qualifications and curriculum Authority) - UK
  • SQA (Scottish Qualifications Authority)

Regional Edtech Organisations

Education Technology News

Tools: Video Production

  • Audacity (Open Source – Sound recording/editing)
  • Blender (Open Source – video editing)
  • Lightworks (Free Version – video editing)
  • Shotcut (Open Source – video editing)
  • Avidemux (Open Source and good for beginners of video editing)
  • Freemake (Free Video Converter)
  • Splice (Free iOS App for iPhone and iPad)
  • Quik (Free iOS and Android App)
  • Adobe Premier Clip (Free iOS and Android App)

EdTech Tools

  • Edmodo – a social network for students and teachers
  • Socrative – teachers create educational exercises and games
  • Thinglink – for creating interactive images
  • TEDEd – collaborative platform for creating online lessons
  • Kahoot – educational platform based on games and questions
  • Edpuzzle – customize regular videos with engaging interactive learning tools
  • edX – Online courses from top universities
  • WolframAlpha – AI driven electronic genius for answering calculations or research

EdTech Experts


A subject portal is an online gateway that helps users to quickly and efficiently find reliable information.

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