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  • Major education event set to tackle 4th Industrial Revolution

    Education Innovation Summit returns to Johannesburg for 4th year

    April 10, 2019 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Education Innovation Summit returns to Johannesburg for 4th year

    The 4th annual Education Innovation Summit is set to take place on the 29th of May 2019 at the Hilton, Sandton, Johannesburg. Hosted by IT News Africa, the summit is designed to bring together innovation leaders and the academic community by facilitating and...

  • LEGO Education launches SPIKE Prime

    LEGO Education launches SPIKE Prime

    April 3, 2019 • EducationComments Off on LEGO Education launches SPIKE Prime

    LEGO Education has announced LEGO Education SPIKE Prime, a product in the LEGO Education hands-on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) learning portfolio. SPIKE Prime brings together LEGO bricks, a programmable, multi-port Hub, sensors and...

  • African short stories for everyone

    March 26, 2019 • Education, Online & Social, Southern AfricaComments Off on African short stories for everyone

    Africans have been telling stories for centuries, passing nuggets of cultural knowledge and heritage from one generation to the next through fables, folktales, and epic narrations. Newly launched storytelling app, BookBeak, is now making it possible for those...

  • Turning talent into skills and skills into success

    March 22, 2019 • Education, Events, West AfricaComments Off on Turning talent into skills and skills into success

    As the African continent prepares for a period of profound change, with the launch of a drive to create a common free trade area, increasing exposure to global markets and technological innovation affecting every sector, this year’s eLearning Africa will...

  • Digital education boost for South Africa’s poorest pupils

    March 17, 2019 • EducationComments Off on Digital education boost for South Africa’s poorest pupils

    In a boost for South Africa’s ailing education system, business heavyweights are backing a plan to place a fully resourced e-learning tablet in the hands of one million of the poorest pupils within the next five years. Already MTN, Oxford University Press,...

  • 8 College skills that are helpful for your future career

    8 College skills that are helpful for your future career

    February 7, 2019 • Careers, SponsoredComments Off on 8 College skills that are helpful for your future career

    With today’s economy and techs in rapid flux, students understand they need to work hard to outcompete peers in a bid for cushy jobs. Hard skills are all well and good, and they are too evident to get in college or university. But they alone will not do...

  • Best practices for an online learning system

    Best practices for an online learning system

    January 28, 2019 • EducationComments Off on Best practices for an online learning system

    The online learning industry is projected to grow to US$325 billion by 2025. Bricks-and-mortar higher education institutes have already started developing e-learning solutions to be used in conjunction with classroom learning and others to be used completely...

  • e-learning enhances education in South African schools

    January 25, 2019 • Education, Southern AfricaComments Off on e-learning enhances education in South African schools

    According to industry insiders few schools in South Africa have the ability to roll out effective e-learning programmes because of a lack of understanding of these platforms. SPARK Schools has wagered on the future of education in South Africa by...

  • Telco systems upgrades carrier ethernet network for Kenet Kenya

    January 17, 2019 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Telco systems upgrades carrier ethernet network for Kenet Kenya

    Telco Systems, a provider of innovative SDN/NFV, CE 2.0, MPLS and IP solutions has completed an upgrade of the carrier Ethernet network of Kenya Education Network (KENET), the National Research and Education Network (NREN) of Kenya, from 10GE to 100GE. As the...

  • EdTech to bridge performance gaps among South African learners

    Cranfield Aviation Training launches e-learning platform

    October 30, 2018 • Education, Top StoriesComments Off on Cranfield Aviation Training launches e-learning platform

    At Cranfield Aviation Training over 6000 students are certified per year. With over 80 courses available to all flight deck, cabin crew personnel and flight engineers, Cranfield has remained relevant and embraced all advancements in the aviation industry over...

  • How the Chromebook allows students to become content creators

    How the Chromebook allows students to become content creators

    October 26, 2018 • EducationComments Off on How the Chromebook allows students to become content creators

    After allaying its critics, Chromebook has been labelled by educators as the essential classroom tool. In a recent study by Acer – European Schoolnet Educational Netbook Pilot of 2010, 74% of European based teachers who participated in the study...

  • Virtual Reality in education: Welcome to the new age of learning

    ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’: Africa’s Opportunity or a Catastrophe in Waiting?

    September 7, 2018 • East Africa, EventsComments Off on ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’: Africa’s Opportunity or a Catastrophe in Waiting?

    The world is heading towards a ‘fourth industrial revolution, according to technology experts. But is this good or bad news for Africans? Does it signify the approach of a new age of opportunity, in which Africa will leapfrog its competitors, or is it more...

  • The LES system remotely connects groups of students from rural areas using live streaming on a big screen.

    Digital teaching for Maths and Science in rural schools

    July 30, 2018 • Education, Top StoriesComments Off on Digital teaching for Maths and Science in rural schools

    Two South African schools joined a virtual network of Mathematics and Science teaching when they were added to the highly acclaimed Ligbron e-learning system. Pupils at Jabavu and Thubalethu high schools in Alice and Fort Beaufort in the Eastern Cape will...

  • The benefits of cloud-based training apps can no longer be ignored

    The benefits of cloud-based training apps can no longer be ignored

    June 14, 2018 • East Africa, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments Off on The benefits of cloud-based training apps can no longer be ignored

    Despite the fact that Africa’s e-learning market doubled from 2011 to 2016, reaching $513 million, the continent’s three biggest economies, South Africa, Nigeria, and Kenya, are not yet moving their training applications to the cloud en masse. This...

  • The growth of digital learning

    The growth of digital learning

    June 8, 2018 • Online & SocialComments Off on The growth of digital learning

    As you’re trying to figure out How to Successfully Manage Studying While Working Full-Time, you may have given thought to the idea of virtual learning. Most universities and colleges now offer online academic qualifications, making it easier for the...

  • Fundi announced as Gold sponsor of Education Innovation Summit 2018

    Fundi announced as Gold sponsor of Education Innovation Summit 2018

    May 22, 2018 • Education, Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Fundi announced as Gold sponsor of Education Innovation Summit 2018

    Fundi has been announced as a Gold sponsor of The Education Innovation Summit taking place in Johannesburg on 31 May 2018. Under the theme “Transforming Education With Technology” the event will feature education policy development representatives, school...