In an interview with eLearning Africa, Rebecca Enonchong, Founder and CEO of AppsTech, Cameroon, says when we are considering education in Africa we need to not just consider tomorrow but think about today.
Co-organised by the African Union and co-hosted by the Government of Ethiopia, the 10th edition of eLearning Africa attracted 1,389 from 68 countries. Take a glimpse at some of the eLearning Africa 2015 highlights.
An incredible story about an Ethiopian village that fought back from the brink of starvation to form a community that today boats flourishing businesses, and can invest in social services like education and healthcare, which they share with thousands of people in the region. The village has inspired an interactive documentary and eLearning resource: The Awra Amba Experience. Read more.
The potential benefits of open source software – affordability, accessibility, transparency and adaptability to local needs and languages – are particularly relevant in the global South and in advancing development goals. Humanitarian mapping projects in Africa using OpenStreetMap are one example of how open source technology allows for greater collaboration and shared benefits. Read more.