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Top 7 Android apps to supercharge your children’s learning

August 29, 2017 • East Africa, Education, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Top 7 Android apps to supercharge your children’s learning

Smartphones can be a wonderful way to extend learning beyond the classroom and complement teacher-led instruction. They have a number of advantages as learning tools: nearly everyone has one, they’re easy to use, and they’re a gateway to a world of educational apps and content. What’s more, smartphones can bring learning to life with interactive...

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Huawei and partners to empower South African youths

August 21, 2017 • Education, Enterprise, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Huawei and partners to empower South African youths

Huawei, along with their channel partners, hosted a certification award ceremony, as well as interview sessions for the Huawei Authorised Information and Network Academy (HAINA) graduates from the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) at the Huawei...

African First: UCT Offers Fintech Degree

African First: UCT Offers Fintech Degree

August 18, 2017 • Education, Finance, Top StoriesComments Off on African First: UCT Offers Fintech Degree

­­­­­­­­ The University of Cape Town (UCT) is now the first University on the African continent to offer a degree in fintech. The degree is specifically designed to equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge to embrace the technological...

SAP Africa Code Week

SAP Africa Code Week to invest in Nigeria’s teachers

August 17, 2017 • Education, General, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on SAP Africa Code Week to invest in Nigeria’s teachers

Founded in 2015, ACW seeks to empower African youth with coding skills through hands-on and playful learning. Spearheaded by SAP, world leaders in enterprise software, and with the support of UNESCO, YouthMobile, the Cape Town Science Centre, the Galway...

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Networks Unlimited supports SA’s evolution of the digital classroom

August 15, 2017 • Education, Security, Southern Africa, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on Networks Unlimited supports SA’s evolution of the digital classroom

The growing threat of ransomware today looms across a number of different industries – healthcare, retail, hospitality, finance and insurance, government, professional services, technology and manufacturing – and education is not immune. However,...

SAP Education, digital learning

SAP Africa appoints new Head of Education

August 10, 2017 • Education, PeopleComments Off on SAP Africa appoints new Head of Education

SAP Africa today announced the appointment of Goutam Dev as the new Head of Education for Africa. Dev, who has been with the company since 2005, has held various leadership roles in services, sales, strategy, and general management across a range of...

m-education, mobile phone, internet

Time for Education Institutions to Harness Power of Mobile

August 8, 2017 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Time for Education Institutions to Harness Power of Mobile

More students access the internet on their mobile phones than laptops or tablets. Education that does not embrace this reality is not meeting students where they are, an expert says. “A survey of students in preparation for the rollout of IIELearn, the...

UNICAF, MSc Health, e-learning

Get a UK MSc Public Health through UNICAF

August 8, 2017 • Education, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on Get a UK MSc Public Health through UNICAF

With the limited number of doctors, healthcare practitioners and nurses, who are on the frontline of medical care provision in Africa, efficient management of resources becomes crucial in developing a sustainable national public healthcare programme, that...

‘Virtual Teacher’ platform

Harnessing the power of technology in SA’s broken education system

August 3, 2017 • Education, Southern AfricaComments Off on Harnessing the power of technology in SA’s broken education system

While it’s misguided to start hailing technology as the silver bullet to the plethora of challenges faced by South African education – particularly when many schools lack basic amenities like electricity – there is growing hope in tech’s potential to...

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Rwandan entrepreneurs offer free app development training

August 2, 2017 • East Africa, Education, Top StoriesComments Off on Rwandan entrepreneurs offer free app development training

Three technology entrepreneurs, Ildephonse Mungwarakarama, Theogene Niyonsenga and Jerome Habimana, have launched a programme to teach app development skills to young Rwandans. Code for Good aims to bring technology to youth in order to improve academic...

Google, digital skills, training

Google to train 10 million Africans

July 28, 2017 • East Africa, Education, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Google to train 10 million Africans

Google has announced plans to train 10 million people in sub-Saharan Africa over the next five years in an effort to make them more employable. The company also hopes to train 100,000 Africans to develop world-class apps, with an initial focus on Nigeria,...

UNICAF, Education, Online, Learning, Virtual Learning Environment,

UNICAF – Study Programmes That Work for You

July 28, 2017 • Education, SponsoredComments Off on UNICAF – Study Programmes That Work for You

Studying a specific subject no longer means that you just read books and learn material by heart. For today’s graduates, not comprehending the deeper meaning and the practical application of the information received, can result in entering the job arena...

Africa Code Week, SAP, MIT Media Lab

Africa Code Week to Scale Coding Literacy

July 25, 2017 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Africa Code Week to Scale Coding Literacy

The Ministry of Basic Education in Botswana has partnered with SAP and trained over 400 local teachers to code, in a series of Train-the-Trainer sessions in preparation for SAP Africa Code Week 2017. The training sessions took place at Gaborone Senior...

SAP Skills for Africa launch in East Africa which successfully secured 55 students for digital skills training followed by full time employment.

SAP Skills for Africa launches first East African chapter

July 19, 2017 • East Africa, Education, Software, Top StoriesComments Off on SAP Skills for Africa launches first East African chapter

SAP Skills for Africa today launched its first-ever East African programme at an event held in Nairobi, Kenya. The skills development initiative between SAP Africa, its customers, and various public and private sector partners, focuses on training and...

Mwabu launched a new CAPS-aligned product for primary schools in South Africa.

Mwabu tackles education crisis in South Africa

July 18, 2017 • Education, Features, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Mwabu tackles education crisis in South Africa

Teachers need to be trained to use technology effectively in the classroom environment. It is for this reason that education technology provider Mwabu has launched a new CAPS-aligned product for primary schools and teachers in South Africa. “The truth...

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Microsoft to digitalise Eastern Cape’s Rural Schools

July 14, 2017 • Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft to digitalise Eastern Cape’s Rural Schools

Technology can transform the educational experience at an individual student, group or class level, but when the borders of affordability and access get expanded, the benefits obtained get magnified, as schools are empowered to deliver more entrepreneurs,...