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The unveiling ceremony of "N-Power Junior Smart Classroom Project" was held this week.

NetDragon launches innovative technologies in Africa

August 19, 2018 • Education, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Online gaming company, NetDragon Websoft has revealed its newly established footprint in Africa. NetDragon’s senior management team recently visited Nigeria to explore the opportunity to support the country’s digitalisation in education with the help of NetDragon’s cutting-edge learning technologies. Nigeria’s senior government...

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Why you should consider studying AI and Machine Learning

Why you should consider studying AI and Machine Learning

August 19, 2018 • Education, Features, Top StoriesComments (0)

We’ve entered an age of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and while many people are still getting used to the idea of AI, education institutions have already started a rollout as part of the curriculum. For years, we’ve adapted to the traditional way of...

How PrepAway training courses help you in passing IT certifications exams?

How PrepAway training courses help you in passing IT certifications exams?

August 17, 2018 • Education, SponsoredComments (0)

IT certification exams are difficult to crack. That is why most of the candidates opt for different ways to pass the certification exams, such as practice sets, braindumps, Exam Testing Engine, study guides, books, self-study, and tutorials. These tutorials...

Five ways you can learn computer coding

Five ways you can learn computer coding

August 16, 2018 • Education, Software, Top StoriesComments (0)

Fact: Did you know that by 2020, 80 percent of all jobs will be related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)? By then, Africa would also have added 122 million younger people to its workforce, the most of any region in the world. This...

Africa Code Week empowers teachers in Ghana

Africa Code Week empowers teachers in Ghana

August 16, 2018 • Education, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

More than 560 teachers took part in this year’s Africa Code Week (ACW) Train-the-Trainer workshops over four days in Accra and Kumasi as part of this year’s efforts to drive 21st century skills development among African youth. Now in its fourth year, ACW...

TuksNovation offers world-class technology development and commercial support through the technology and business development life cycles

University of Pretoria launches new tech business incubator

August 8, 2018 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

The University of Pretoria has launched the TuksNovation, a new high-tech business incubator which will initially support postgraduate students within the different faculties as well as industry to create high-tech business startups and employment...

UCT launches a new Massive Open Online Course geared towards fintech

UCT launches a new Massive Open Online Course geared towards fintech

August 8, 2018 • Education, Finance, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

UCT has launched a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) examining the rise of fintech companies, the technology that enabled them and the regulation needed in an emerging market environment. The four-week course is being offered on Coursera, an online learning...

Education solutions for the growing transformation in technology

Education solutions for the growing transformation in technology

August 7, 2018 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

A society lead by technology is rapidly transforming the way the youth use and digest digital transformation, both socially and on an educational level. As part of Acer Africa’s commitment to bring e-learning into the classrooms, together with the...

South African learners use AI and Robotics to solve community problems

South African learners use AI and Robotics to solve community problems

August 7, 2018 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

STE(A)M educational company, I-Innovate has brought another 21st Century learning programme to South Africa to open up opportunities in our under-served school communities for learners to develop the talents and skills that are critical in this Digital Age....

The first school sponsored by the #BuiltWithBitcoin program is located in Kasebigege Village in Rwanda's Bugesera District.

Bitcoin-funded charity in Africa? Yes, says Paxful

August 6, 2018 • Education, FinanceComments Off on Bitcoin-funded charity in Africa? Yes, says Paxful

Paxful, the global crypto-marketplace, launched #BuiltWithBitcoin to encourage the cryptocurrency sector to contribute funds for humanitarian projects. The International non-profit organization, Zam Zam Water, is the implementation partner for the program....

Every course on African Master’s in Machine Intelligence (AMMI) will be lectured by leading experts from prestigious African and international institutions, providing the AMMI students the best possible foundation.

AIMS launches African Master’s in Machine Intelligence

August 1, 2018 • East Africa, Education, Top StoriesComments Off on AIMS launches African Master’s in Machine Intelligence

The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) has announced the launch of a one-year intensive African Master’s in Machine Intelligence (AMMI) in partnership with Facebook and Google. The master’s will begin this September at the AIMS-Rwanda...

The LES system remotely connects groups of students from rural areas using live streaming on a big screen.

Digital teaching for Maths and Science in rural schools

July 30, 2018 • Education, Top StoriesComments Off on Digital teaching for Maths and Science in rural schools

Two South African schools joined a virtual network of Mathematics and Science teaching when they were added to the highly acclaimed Ligbron e-learning system. Pupils at Jabavu and Thubalethu high schools in Alice and Fort Beaufort in the Eastern Cape will...

IFAD supports G20 initiatives to promote land management and rural youth employment

Supporting the “Next Generation” in rural development, – IFAD

July 29, 2018 • Education, Mining & EnergyComments Off on Supporting the “Next Generation” in rural development, – IFAD

Ahead of his address to the Group of Twenty (G20) Ministers of Agriculture Meeting this week, Gilbert F. Houngbo, President of the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), offered the institution’s full support for efforts...

This year’s GirlCode ZA hackathon is one of GirlCode ZA’s annual events that aims to provide a space for computer programmers, graphic and interface designers, business analysts and project managers to collaborate to build software and hardware prototypes.

Changing the world of coding one #GirlCoder at a time

July 29, 2018 • Education, GeneralComments Off on Changing the world of coding one #GirlCoder at a time

Youth marketing pioneer Student Brands has strategically partnered with NPO GirlCode ZA to spread the message of nurturing female involvement in the tech space to students nationally in the run up to the GirlCode 2018 hackathon. This year’s GirlCode ZA...

Afrika Tikkun hosts its first ICT Academy

Afrika Tikkun hosts its first ICT Academy

July 24, 2018 • Education, Southern AfricaComments Off on Afrika Tikkun hosts its first ICT Academy

On Friday, 20 July 2018 Afrika Tikkun hosted its first Information Communication Technology (ICT) Academy launch in partnership with Think Tank under the theme ‘let’s tackle the ICT skills shortage’. The launch event was opened by Group Executive of...

Schneider Electric South Africa’s Access to Education focus speaks to the large need for practical skills development within the field of energy.

Schneider Electric expands education training collaboration with DHET

July 16, 2018 • Education, GeneralComments Off on Schneider Electric expands education training collaboration with DHET

Schneider Electric South Africa, specialists in energy management and automation, has signed a statement of intent with the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) to expand their Access to Education training collaboration. Schneider Electric...