Over 450 public and private school teachers from across North Central Nigeria gathered at Baze University last week, 25-30 September 2017, for a Train-the-Trainer (TTT) workshop session organised as part of Africa Code Week (ACW) 2017. Forming part two of Nigeria’s training sessions, the event was coordinated locally by ACW...
Paratus Namibia announced on Friday, 18 October 2019, that it has provided the Kwakwas Primary school with Internet access through its range of VSAT products - as part of its commitment to empower future generations. The school also received a sponsorship of 20 Lenovo tablets from Tacoma Sunrise Rotary...
Edukoya, an Africa-focused online learning platform, has raised $3.5 million in a pre-seed round led by Target Global with strategic participation from angel investors including European and African founders such as Shola Akinlade - CEO and co-founder of Paystack (acquired by Stripe), Babs Ogundeyi and Musty Mustapha - founders...
During a company livestream, Minister of Basic Education, Angie Motshekga, with MTN SA CEO, Godfrey Motsa today announced the launch of the MTN Online School, a free online portal that provides a comprehensive digital curriculum for grades R-12 and additional features like video lessons, assessments and extra-tuition lessons for...
Ericsson and UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) have formed a new partnership to educate and empower the youth, with the development of a new digital skill learning program that has specific emphasis on scaling up Artificial Intelligence (AI) skill development for young people. With the rapid deployment...
Smart Technology Centre has been appointed the Preferred Technology Partner for South Africa’s flagship KidZania franchise launching in Johannesburg. Smart Technology Centre (STC), an enterprise managed service provider will be responsible for the turnkey planning, procurement, implementation and support of KidZania’s technology infrastructure including networking, connectivity, world-class security solutions, communications...
The importance of supporting education in South Africa to uplift members of the country’s poorest communities – both children as well as adults – has a critically important role to play in the economic transformation of the country at a grass-roots level. This is why global cybersecurity specialist Exclusive...
Africa Code Week (ACW) 2018 exceeded all expectations by empowering 2.3 million youth across 37 countries with digital and coding skills - compared to 1.3 million youth engaged across 35 African countries in the previous edition. According to Cathy Smith, Managing Director of SAP Africa, the resounding success of Africa...
USIU-Africa and the Mastercard Foundation have partnered to enable 1,000 high-performing students to receive a quality education and leadership development over the next 10 years under the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Programme. The partnership provides scholarships for high potential students facing financial, gender, displacement or disability constraints. At least 70 per cent...
The cost and importance of higher education mean this sector is always open to scrutiny. Whether that is from politicians, journalists or even their own staff and students. At times it feels like the list of demands placed on universities is so long that fulfilling it is impossible. And that...
The Connected Africa Girls Coding Camp is back this year with its 5th edition commissioned by ECA in partnership with the government of The Republic of Namibia, UN Namibia, UN WOMEN, and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU). This hybrid training boot camp targets young African women and girls between 12...
Wits University has announced that it has developed a suite of online course offerings that will be made available over the next three years to enhance access to higher education. These include massive open online courses (MOOCs) on the edX platform, short online courses, and ultimately entirely online degree...
Education funding company, Fundi has officially launched its new digital student accommodation platform. Connecting both students and universities to accommodation suppliers in a safe, secure and transparent way, the platform addresses ongoing demand and supply imbalances in the market. It also seeks to redefine critical elements of the relationship between...
Cisco South Africa has launched a Cybersecurity Experience Centre at their Johannesburg office. The Centre also incorporates an Academy which will offer a MICT-SETA funded certified Cybersecurity training programme for unemployed youth. Cisco partnered with NIL, an authorised Cisco Learning Specialised Partner and MICT-SETA to offer security training for unemployed graduates....
Many attempts at digital education have so far focused on the technology and largely ignored the knowledge requirements aspect. However, introducing technology into the classroom on its own is unlikely to improve education. The result of these rollouts of technology that did not give enough consideration to the knowledge...
ICT Company Huawei South Africa has partnered with the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services (DTPS) to afford 10 South African students from universities across the country an opportunity to participate in its global Seeds for the Future programme that takes place in China. During the two week study and...
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