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“A prudent optimist”: President Ameenah Gurum-Fakim
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“A prudent optimist”: President Ameenah Gurum-Fakim

When Dutch sailors first landed in Mauritius in 1598, they discovered an island paradise rich in lush, tropical vegetation and with abundant supplies of fresh water. They also famously found the dodo, which has been described as a “feathered tortoise,” a bird so fat that it could not fly. It provided an easy target and a ready supply of meat for even the most […]

Panel Talks Explore eLearning as a Tool to Secure Employability
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Panel Talks Explore eLearning as a Tool to Secure Employability

Four comprehensive panel talks at this year’s eLearning Africa conference, taking place in Mauritius from September 27 to 29, will explore how technology enhanced learning can be used to develop useful and lifelong skills that are attractive to employers and reinforce learners’ employability. The thoughtfully devised sessions will examine how technology can be used across a wide range of education and training models to […]

Infographic: #eLA top tweets
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Infographic: #eLA top tweets

Throughout eLearning Africa 2014, social media was alive with eLearning chatter. See how far the messages reached and what the Twitter community had to say about speakers and events at this year’s conference.    

Meet the winners: eLearning Africa photo competition 2014
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Meet the winners: eLearning Africa photo competition 2014

The 2014 winners of the annual eLearning Africa “Through Your Lens” photography competition caught our attention with powerful images that portrayed how communication tools and information technologies can foster integration, inclusion and diversity. Kwesi Brako followed up with this year’s winners to learn more about their experiences travelling throughout Africa and what inspires their photography.     

Open source education at eLearning Africa
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Open source education at eLearning Africa

Permaculture Basics, Newborn Care for Professionals, How to Build a Computer or Preventing HIV for Girls – these are some of the courses that Berlin-based non-profit startup Allversity.org hopes will change lives. by Georgia Gilson As well as chairing a session on Engaging with MOOCs and another on Support for Sustainability at eLearning Africa, beginning on May 29th, attending the conference is also an […]

While in Kampala…
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While in Kampala…

Beautifully situated on the banks of Lake Victoria, the Speke Resort, where eLearning Africa 2014 is to be held, offers many opportunities for relaxation and adventure – especially if you want to discover the magnificent lake, the largest in Africa, and the source of the river Nile. For those who wish instead to venture out into Kampala, our host city, there is also plenty […]

Mathematics teacher turns Gayaza hearts (repost)
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Mathematics teacher turns Gayaza hearts (repost)

 Ronald Ddungu, Deputy Head of Gayaza High School, Kampala, has been an eLearning aficionado ever since eLearning Africa 2008 in Kenya. At this year’s Conference he will be one of the leaders of a workshop entitled “Teachers in the 21st Century: opportunities provided by e- and mLearning“. This is his story. by Racheal Ninsiima  This article was originally published in the Observer In 2008, […]