The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the fragile state of Nigeria's education system. A system which the Guardian Nigeria describes as "messy," one that "lacks information and communications technology (ICT) ingredients, leaving the system to churn out half-baked graduates." They write that with the continued closure of schools in an attempt...
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has announced that it will give 30 days free access to the company's Learning-as-a-Service Platform - provided users register before the end of May 2020. Offering around 5000 hours of training across numerous modules, the HPE Digital Learner Platform acts as a global example of how...
Nedbank has announced that it is partnering with global educational institution Shaw Academy to offer free online interactive courses to its customers during the COVID-19 pandemic. With 1 million job losses predicted as a result of the current economic crisis, Nedbank hopes this move will see hundreds of customers given...
The novel coronavirus has forced millions of people around the globe to work from home due to serious health concerns. Managers are conducting employee training online. Teachers are setting up virtual classrooms for their students. Everyone is searching for the right tools to continue their operations online and make this...
MTN Zambia announced that it has made access to online learning platforms free for university students so that they can adapt to learning from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. To make this possible, MTN Zambia has partnered with the University of Zambia, Copperbelt University and Mulungushi University. “As the COVID-19 pandemic...
Governments around the world have closed educational institutions in an attempt to contain the global COVID-19 pandemic. With several school weeks lost, educators are harnessing the power of EdTech to ensure that students can continue their academic programmes as best they can. “Teachers across the globe are facing many of...
Microsoft is joining forces with its partners to give academic institutions in South Africa free half-day training in Teams to help them effectively use the technology and enable more seamless remote learning across the country. The COVID-19 pandemic has proved that it can be challenging for educational institutions moving to...
The new normal of homebound lockdown and isolation is quickly becoming less of a novelty and more like a permanent state. Billions all across the globe have either settled or are settling into life with limited outside contact due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With sources of information and entertainment increasingly...
MTN Ghana, as part of its Y’ello Hope package to support the government’s efforts to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19, is providing free Internet connectivity to over 100 educational sites for private and public school students across the country, according to News Ghana. The package which seeks to promote e-learning...
Recent research indicates that demand for data scientists is booming and is only likely to increase in the next decade as companies move towards digital transformation, and big data, machine learning and data analytics become entrenched in businesses globally. An article published in TechTarget in 2019 found that data...
Adapt and Thrive, a data-lite, mobile education program that launched this week in South Africa will be scaled across the continent by the United Nations. Developed in a collaboration between Funzi and Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator, the four-part programme takes just a couple of hours to complete and uses only...
The world is reeling from the impact of the novel coronavirus, companies are suffering from cuts in profits and thousands of employees are forced home. However, what seems like a desperate moment in history can actually be turned into a great opportunity. Why, you might ask? The answer is simple,...
Acer for Education, a global division that brings innovative technologies to the schools of tomorrow, announced that it is ready to support local schools, teachers, and students with the resources they need to continue impactful learning during the Coronavirus outbreak. This comes after the Kenyan Education Ministry announced they...
As societies around the globe shift to accommodate the changes in routines and behaviour caused by the coronavirus pandemic, and the education systems of many countries creep to a halt to spare learners from infection, countries are left to decide how this time spent at home will be made...
The University of Johannesburg (UJ)'s Institute for Intelligent Systems has developed a tech-driven toolkit to assist healthcare practitioners to monitor and diagnose patients, reports IT Web. The device is named e-mutakalo, the Tshivenda word for "Health". The new smart toolkit collects, processes and analyses real-time vital signs. UJ says that this...
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...
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