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AfricaWorking to support 250,000 individuals with entrepreneurship skills

June 14, 2016 • East Africa, Education, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on AfricaWorking to support 250,000 individuals with entrepreneurship skills

200,000 youth and 50,000 entrepreneurs are set to be supported by AfricaWorking, a new initiative by Barclays Africa, Emerging World, FranklinCovey, Knod, Microsoft, Safal Group and Syngenta. The new Association seeks to channel the collective power and voice of the private sector to make an impact on employability and entrepreneurship in Africa. Starting...

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Educators get early access to Microsoft’s Minecraft Education Edition

June 10, 2016 • East Africa, Education, Gadgets and Gaming, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Educators get early access to Microsoft’s Minecraft Education Edition

As part of its ongoing commitment to empower students, Microsoft is releasing Minecraft: Education Edition early access for educators around the world. The early access version of Minecraft: Education Edition is available now, and gives educators a chance to...

We Think Code

South Africa: 120 students embark on two year coding journey

June 9, 2016 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: 120 students embark on two year coding journey

WeThinkCode says its mission is to source and train Africa’s future coding talent – it’s an ambitious undertaking for the first peer-to-peer tertiary IT education academy in Africa, but it has now officially launched and is on track to train 120...

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Kenya: Libraries to offer free Internet to public

May 30, 2016 • East Africa, Education, Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya: Libraries to offer free Internet to public

Kenya’s public libraries are moving online to deliver free Internet to over half a million library members from June this year, as Liquid Telecom Kenya and the Communications Authority of Kenya connect 46 branches of Kenya National Libraries Services...

Video Game Design

South Africa: Vega to offer degree course in Game Design

May 30, 2016 • Education, Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: Vega to offer degree course in Game Design

South Africa is believed to have a gaming industry worth R 2.5 billion with a positive growth projection which is set to reach R 3.3 billion in 2017. Business is increasingly looking to gamification strategies to bring brands to life. On an international...

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eLearning Africa: Impatient Africans “not going to wait until 2063”

May 26, 2016 • Education, North Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on eLearning Africa: Impatient Africans “not going to wait until 2063”

There was a mood of impatience among ministers, businessmen, and education experts attending this year’s eLearning Africa conference, which was held in Cairo during May 2016. Aware of the opportunity offered by information and communication technologies to...

IDC

Cybersecurity education is a crucial investment for CIOs

April 20, 2016 • Education, Security, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Cybersecurity education is a crucial investment for CIOs

While the threat of cyber attacks continues to grow, the latest insights from International Data Corporation (IDC) suggest that many organisations in South Africa are struggling to get even the basic safeguards in place in order to protect their...

Ethiopia

Ethiopia to transform education through technology

March 29, 2016 • Education, General, Top StoriesComments Off on Ethiopia to transform education through technology

Students, teachers and learning institutions in Ethiopia will according to Microsoft, soon be transforming the way they learn and teach through ICT. This is due to Microsoft and the Ministry of Education in Ethiopia having signed an Education Transformation...

2016 Education Innovation Summit

Video: Attendees React to 2016 Education Innovation Summit

March 22, 2016 • Education, Top Stories, VideoComments Off on Video: Attendees React to 2016 Education Innovation Summit

The 2016 Education Innovation Summit, which had been organised by IT News Africa and sponsored by Telkom and Mwabu, saw education and technology executives convene at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg on the 17th of March 2016. In the video...

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Education Innovation Summit draws in high-calibre speakers and guests

March 18, 2016 • East Africa, Education, Events, General, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Education Innovation Summit draws in high-calibre speakers and guests

The 2016 Education Innovation Summit, which had been organised by IT News Africa and sponsored by Telkom and Mwabu, saw education and technology executives convene at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg on the 17th of March 2016. “Great...

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Science education, effective syllabus key to Nigeria’s development – Ogunsanya

March 17, 2016 • Education, General, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Science education, effective syllabus key to Nigeria’s development – Ogunsanya

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Airtel Nigeria, Mr. Segun Ogunsanya, has called on government, policymakers and other stakeholders in the Education sector to deepen science education in schools and develop a curriculum that prepares students...

Education Innovation Summit

17 March Education Innovation Summit: Last Chance To Register

March 16, 2016 • East Africa, Education, Events, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on 17 March Education Innovation Summit: Last Chance To Register

The 2016 Education Innovation Summit, which has been organised by IT News Africa and sponsored by Telkom and Mwabu, will see education and technology executives convene at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg on the 17th of March 2016 to...

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Interview: Mwabu’s Charlotte Scott discusses the evolution of tech in the education sector

March 16, 2016 • Education, Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Interview: Mwabu’s Charlotte Scott discusses the evolution of tech in the education sector

The 2016 Education Innovation Summit, which has been organised by IT News Africa and sponsored by Telkom and Mwabu, will see education and technology executives convene at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg on the 17th of March 2016 to...

Education Innovation Summit

Modlin CEO to speak at March 17 Education Innovation Summit

March 14, 2016 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Modlin CEO to speak at March 17 Education Innovation Summit

Modlin eLearning Solutions, providers of leading-edge education solutions, has been announced as the latest sponsor for the upcoming 2016 Education Innovation Summit. The Summit, which has been organised by IT News Africa and sponsored by Telkom and Mwabu,...

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Interview: Pearson SA exec discusses education innovation in Africa

March 8, 2016 • Education, Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Interview: Pearson SA exec discusses education innovation in Africa

The 2016 Education Innovation Summit, which has been organised by IT News Africa and sponsored by Telkom and Mwabu, will see education and technology executives convene at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg on the 17th of March 2016 to...

2016 Education Innovation Summit

Oxford University Press SA confirmed as strategic partner for Education Innovation Summit

March 7, 2016 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Oxford University Press SA confirmed as strategic partner for Education Innovation Summit

Oxford University Press Southern Africa, an educational publisher committed to the growth of South Africa and its people through the provision of excellent educational materials and support, has been confirmed as a Strategic Partner for the upcoming...