- Integrated Learning and Mentoring Methodology®

ILAMM – Integrated Learning and Mentoring Methodology®, is a proprietary learning methodology developed by Jil D Hrdliczka in 1994 specifically for learning involving information technology.

The methodology defines four aspects of the learning process for each session – how the learners learn, the way they learn, what they learn and the environment in which they learn.

The methodology was developed for a project-based goal-oriented active learning environment where learners are inspired, motivated, guided, directed and focused and where the role of the educator is more like that of a mentor or facilitator in the learning process than that of a traditional teacher. ILAMM promotes active learning.

The learning methodology enables accelerated learning and the simultaneous development of IT skills, creativity, lateral thinking, logic, problem-solving ability, life skills, listening, concentration and memory skills, research, planning and time management.

Incidental learning, cross-application learning and cross-pollination of skills form part of the learning process. This ensures that learners are able to move between software applications quickly and easily.

The Integrated Learning and Mentoring Methodology creates a fun learning environment for both the learner and educator. Emphasis is placed on the development of self-esteem and confidence building and providing learners with the coping skills they need for each session and application. This ensures that every child can achieve whatever he or she wants to achieve in each of the sessions.

The goal-oriented, outcomes based, non-competitive, non-judgmental, multi-cultural, multilingual learning environment, created through the application of the learning methodology is the learning environment in which most learners succeed and excel.

Elements of ILAMM™
  • Creativity
  • Lateral thinking
  • Logic
  • Problem-solving ability
  • Listening
  • Concentration
  • Memory
  • Coping skills
  • Incidental learning
  • Cross-application learning
  • Lateral learning
  • Cross-pollination
  • Life skills
  • IT skills
  • Planning
  • Time management
  • Use of technology to assist in learning
  • Non-competitive learning environment
  • Non-judgmental learning environment
  • Alexandra College
  • Alexandra Outreach
  • All Saints Junior Secondary School
  • Alma Mater Akademie
  • Ashton International College – Ballito
  • Ashton International College – Benoni
  • Ashton Manor Primary School
  • Athlone Park Primary School
  • Belanet Training
  • Bellavista School
  • Beth Jacobs Girl’s High School
  • Bishop Bavin School
  • Bordeaux Primary School
  • Boskop Primary School
  • Brackenhurst Primary school
  • Brescia House School
  • Bryneven Primary School
  • Cantebury Primary School
  • Cape Recife High School
  • Cedarwood Preparatory School
  • Cedarwood College
  • Chief N.Z. Mtirara SS School
  • Christian Brother’s College
  • Cliffview Primary School
  • Clifton Preparatory School
  • Craighall Primary School
  • Dainfern College
  • De La Salle Holy Cross Preparatory
  • De La Salle Holy Cross College
  • Delta Park School
  • Department of Health South Africa
  • Deutsche Schule – Durban
  • Diepsloot Combined School
  • Discovery Primary School
  • Edenglen Primary School
  • Craighall Primary School
  • Fairways Primary School
  • Forest Hill School
  • Forest Town School
  • Frances Vorwerg School
  • Freeway Park School
  • Glenoaks School
  • Grantley College
  • Greenside Primary School
  • Grey High School
  • Grey Junior School
  • H.A. Jack Primary School
  • Home Schooling – I Lucht
  • Home Schooling – S de Oliveira
  • Hazyview Primary School
  • Helderberg Primary School
  • Helderberg High School
  • Hillcrest Primary School
  • Hoërskool Linden
  • Holy Rosary School
  • Horizon Preparatory School
  • ICT Center Troyeville Marconi Project
  • Ikemeleng Youth Center
  • Intitute Status Acres
  • Iphutheng Primary School
  • Japari School
  • Jeppe High School for Boys
  • John Martin Catholic School
  • John Paul College Brisbane, Australia
  • Jozua Naude Primary School
  • King Sabata Dalindyebo College Mthatha
  • Kenmare Primary
  • King David Primary School – Sandton
  • King David Victory Park Primary School
  • King David Primary School Linksfield
  • Kingsmead College
  • Kingsway Christian School
  • Krugersdorp High School
  • La Rochelle Girls High
  • La Salle College
  • Laerskool Riebeek Kasteel
  • Laerskool Kenmare
  • Laerskool Morester Primary
  • Laerskool Muldersdrift
  • Laerskool Verkenner
  • Laerskool Walmer West
  • Laerskool Worcester-Oos
  • Learn write school
  • Lebone Independent School
  • Leichester Road School
  • Lenasia Secondary High School
  • Lonwabo Primary School
  • Lord Milner Primary School
  • Mapuzi Campus
  • Maragon Private School
  • Marist Brothers Linmeyer
  • McAuley House
  • Midrand Primary School
  • Mlumati Technical College
  • St Peter’s Preparatory school
  • Modderfontein Primary School
  • Montrose Primary School
  • Moregrove Primary School
  • Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls, South Africa
  • Panorama Primary School
  • Parkview Senior School
  • Parsons High School
  • Phoenix Muslim School
  • Pretoria Preparatory School
  • Pretoria Chinese School 斐京華僑公學
  • Pridwin Preparatory School
  • Radley College
  • Risidale School
  • Riverview Preparatory School
  • Rixile Community College
  • Roodepark School
  • Roosevelt High School
  • Rose Act Saturday School
  • Roshnee Islamic School
  • Salvazione School
  • School of Merit
  • Seaforth College
  • Sedaven Primary School
  • Settlers High School
  • Shania Micro School
  • Shree Bharat Sharda Mandir
  • Silver fields Primary School
  • South African Board of Jewish Education
  • St Angela’s Primary School
  • St Benedict’s College
  • St Conrad’s College
  • St Dominic’s High School
  • St Dominic’s High School Welkom
  • St Dominic’s Priory High School
  • St Dominic’s Priory School
  • St Dunstan’s College
  • St Dunstan’s College Preparatory School
  • St George’s Preparatory School
  • St George’s Pre-Primary School
  • St Joseph’s RC School
  • St Joseph’s School Mthatha
  • St Katharine’s School
  • St Marks Community School
  • St Mary’s Outreach
  • St Peter’s College
  • St Teresa’s School
  • St Vincent’s School for the Deaf
  • Summerhill Preparatory School
  • Summerwood Primary School
  • Summit College
  • Sunward Park Primary School
  • Tersia King Learning Academy
  • The Kings School Bryanston
  • The Kings School Limbro Park
  • The Kings School Robinhills
  • The Kings School West Rand
  • Thusanang Special School
  • Tom Newby School
  • Tulip Combined School
  • Unicorn Preparatory School
  • Unity College
  • Veritas College
  • Vuleka Schools – St Joseph
  • Vuleka Schools – Jellicoe
  • Vuleka Schools – St John’s Randburg
  • Vuleka Schools – St Francis
  • Vuleka Schools – St Michael’s
  • Vuleka Schools – St Mark’s
  • Vuleka Schools – St Martin’s
  • Walmer West Primary School
  • Weltevreden Park School
  • Woodlands International Pre-Primary
  • Woodlands International College Preparatory
  • Woodridge College
  • Woodridge Preparatory School
  • Worcester – Oos Laerskool
  • Zwaanswyk Laerskool
  • Ndzondelelo High School
  • Victoria Park Grey Primary School
  • Laerskool Paul Greyling
  • Pearson High School
  • Rodean School
  • So Gule Learning Center
  • Roosevelt High
  • Beaulieu Preparatory School
  • Kyalami Preparatory School
  • Greenside High School
  • Bedford County School
  • Arrow of Destiny Christian Academy
  • Binary School
  • St Ignatius Loyola School New York City, New York, USA
  • Mpumalanga Department of Education

Entrepreneur, founder, developer of a learning methodology, developer of a progressive learning programme to enable learners to use technology for school, varsity and life, author, business and educational mentor.

To a happy, easy, back to basics and enjoy living 2019 year.

Jil around the world
Cities I have visited:
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South African Cities, Towns and Small Towns: 
Athlone, Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Durban, Kimberley, Klerksdorp, Krugersdorp, Newcastle, Pietermaritzburg, Polokwane, Port Elizabeth, Potchefstroom, Pretoria, Vereeniging, Soweto, Springs, Benoni, Boksburg, Edenvale, Kempton Park, Roodepoort, Midrand, Centurion, Rustenburg, Randfontein Amanzimtoti, Barberton, Beaufort West, Ladysmith, Mossel Bay, Paarl, Phalaborwa, Richards Bay, Stanger, Stellenbosch, Tzaneen, Harrismith Bhisho, Carltonville, Hazyview, Hermanus, Knysna, Mthata, St Lucia, Hluhluwe, Kokstad, Margate, Henley on Klip, Meyersdal, Hekpoort, Magaliesburg, Buffelspoort, Pilgrimsrest, Sabie, Eshowe, Hibberdene, Graaff-Reinet, Franschhoek, Langebaan

United Nations International Year of Forests 2011
Jil Hrdliczka tells Quest about school students' innovative approaches to sustainability
Founder: Jil Hrdliczka . Owner: Jil Hrdliczka

Knowledge Network specialises in upskilling students, business people and educators in the use of technology tools for business, life and learning – Windows-based computers, laptops and tablets, IOS smartphones, iPads and Apple Macs, Android smartphones and tablets.

Knowledge Network was established in 1994. Knowledge Network partners with private, government, international and special needs schools, corporate and small businesses for collaborative and upskilling programmes in the use of information technology tools. 

  • Knowledge Network implements integrated learning, educator-driven learning programmes in schools to upskill learners in the technology of the day for their schoolwork, for life and learning.
  • Knowledge Network implements an in-school diploma programme to equip learners in their last year of school with the technology skills they need for varsity and the workplace.
  • Knowledge Network trains educators in a unique learning methodology to enable them to make learning fun for learners, to achieve a high pass rate, to integrate technology in learning and equip learners with the skills they need to do schoolwork – this also prepares learners for working safely online and for e-learning now and in the future.
  • Knowledge Network develops technology upskilling programmes for schools and businesses.
  • Knowledge Network partners with corporates and small business to upskill their employees in the use of the latest technology tools, including translation software to make communication between people who speak different languages easy and as accurate as possible.
  • Knowledge Network develops educational software for ages 3 to 5, 6 to 9 and for ages 10 up.
  • Knowledge Network works with educators to make learning easy and fun for learners and to get the best possible results from all levels of learners.

Knowledge Network is a South African company.

Knowledge Network’s school products and the learning methodology that is used with the upskilling products in the technology of the day can be used anywhere in the world

Knowledge Network - Hello and Feedback 2016
Schools, corporates and teachers.