The Eastern Cape Department of Education (ECDoE) has announced that it's set on introducing information and communication technology (ICT) to the classroom. This is part of the departments plan to ensure that its classrooms are prepared for the fourth industrial revolution. According to the ECDoE, ICT devices have already been...
Syafunda which means ‘we are learning’ in IsiZulu is a learning and data management platform that provides access to digital content for Math, Science, Entrepreneurship, Financial literacy and digital skills through mobile technology in rural and townships schools. The platform is looking to expand its reach with the launch...
The Nigerian education sector embraced online solutions to cater for an improved record management system, e-result checker, and eLearning platform. However, this has led to increased vulnerabilities in portals of universities and other higher institutions of learning. This is according to Nsikak Joseph Nelson, CEO Silex Secure. According to Nelson,...
Leading global ICT solutions provider Huawei, signed a memorandum of understanding with the Vaal University of Technology (VUT) Science and Technology Park, in Sandton, South Africa on 19 July at the unveiling of Huawei’s first Innovation and Experience Centre, built in Africa. This partnership forms part of the agreements...
MTN has over the past 7 years spent and invested GH¢ 950,539.37 on various education and health projects across the Upper East Region. Senior Manager in charge of Corporate Communications, Georgina Asare Fiagbenu, disclosed this at the 2014 MTN Editors' Forum in Bolgatanga. Fiagbenu said the projects were executed through the...
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 Calibre of speakers and guests" - Debbie Lin Business Development Manager at International...
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...
Senegalese operator Sonatel has launched the Orange Foundation's digital education project for Africa in the presence of the country's minister of education, Serigne Mbaye Thiam. According to the operator, the project is expected to cover Senegal, Cameroun, Niger and Madagascar in its pilot phase. The company revealed that schools chosen...
Accenture has announced its commitment to more than US$200 million over the next three years to help equip disadvantaged people with job skills for the digital age. “As a technology leader, we have an obligation to apply new scalable technology solutions to help solve complex societal challenges,” said Pierre Nanterme,...
Zambian social enterprise, Asikana Network has partnered with Facebook to launch a digital literacy program in Zambia on Thursday, 12 September. eZibo Digital Literacy aims to train youth between the ages of 13-18 in Zambian schools. The programme will challenge students in understanding how they can stay safe online and...
In September 2018, Cell C announced that it would be launching a new project - CellCgirl - that aimed to empower young women to give them greater opportunities to excel. Through the platform, young women between 14 and 24 would have access to educational resources, economic and employment opportunities. Nearly...
African public-private partnerships are fast-tracking education improvement from primary school to university, potentially levelling the playing field for millions of students worldwide. In the face of electricity shortages and over-crowding, African public-private partnerships are integrating technology in education to enhance learning. Broadband supports tablets, laptops, and online courses to reach...
“Connecting the world's population to the internet is about collaboration, collective approaches and partnerships across different sectors and across borders," says Commission Co-Chair, Carlos Slim in response to a report issued on Monday, 23 September 2019, by the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development. According to the report, traditional approaches to...
Public schools in South Africa can look forward to joining the digital education revolution as some of their private school counterparts have been experiencing for the past few years, but education experts have cautioned against a rush to provide tablets and other digital infrastructure before a solid strategy and...
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...
The cost of higher education tends to rise at rates considerably high. This resulted in a spate of university protests that saw students demand free education in South Africa. Students argue that, with a large number of students entering universities, financial need should not be an obstacle to students who...
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