Setting the Standard: The Ivorian Woman Showing How to Create Digital Jobs and Businesses Setting the Standard: The Ivorian Woman Showing How to Create Digital Jobs and Businesses
A Ray of Light in Africa’s Darkest Corner A Ray of Light in Africa’s Darkest Corner
Igniting Creativity through Personalised Learning Experiences Igniting Creativity through Personalised Learning Experiences
Technology is a liberating force for African women Technology is a liberating force for African women

Recent news

Conference sneak preview

Le e-learning africain se donne rendez-vous à eLearning Africa

Les promesses du e-learning pour l’Afrique, ses chiffres, les obstacles à dépasser, un vaste écosystème en pleine évolution… Le salon eLearning Africa en est le plus fidèle reflet… Passage en revue avec Rebecca Stromeyer, sa fondatrice et directrice.

Setting the Standard: The Ivorian Woman Showing How to Create Digital Jobs and Businesses
Conference sneak preview / Opinions

Setting the Standard: The Ivorian Woman Showing How to Create Digital Jobs and Businesses

When historians look back at our age and reflect on this crucial moment in history, as Africa faces the tantalising but realistic prospect of becoming what the African Union calls a ‘transformed continent,’ in which sustained prosperity takes root and malnutrition and disease are finally eradicated, they may conclude that three factors in particular led to economic success: a determined effort to develop the […]

A Ray of Light in Africa’s Darkest Corner
Conference sneak preview / Field Stories

A Ray of Light in Africa’s Darkest Corner

Harold Elletson talks to Congolese champion of disabled people and one of Africa’s most remarkable educators – Hortense Kavuo Maliro In August 2016, three days after a visit by the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Joseph Kabila, to the province of North Kivu in the north east of the country, a group of armed men, some of whom were dressed as soldiers, […]

Igniting Creativity through Personalised Learning Experiences
Conference sneak preview

Igniting Creativity through Personalised Learning Experiences

Written by Adewunmi Payne Akinhanmio, SEN Coordinator Whole School, Grange School Lagos Creativity is an individual expression of knowledge and application that is unique, just as the fingerprint is unique. It stems from the ability to think outside the box, move out of the norm or comfort zone, and explore something new or a new pattern of thinking. Personalised Learning is any learning tailored […]

Technology is a liberating force for African women
Field Stories

Technology is a liberating force for African women

By: Charles Onyango-Obbo, Publisher of Africapedia As ride-hailing apps proliferate the globe, An Nisa Taxi in Kenya is one of the standouts in Africa. Developed by 33-year-old Mehnaz Sarwar, An Nisa is run by women and serves female passengers and children exclusively. Ms. Sarwar sought to overcome two obstacles: limited job opportunities for women in a male-dominated industry and the reluctance of women to hail […]

Source: The Design Thinking Process by Stanford Design School
Conference sneak preview

Design Thinking for Problem Solving in Africa

Written by Kader Kaneye, African Development University – ADU The capacity to innovate via complex problem solving was identified as the number-one critical skill for the 21st-century professional, business person, or entrepreneur operating in an ever-more-complex, dynamic, and fast-changing world. Source: Future of Jobs Report, World Economic Forum Design thinking is an approach to innovation that uses deep user understanding, problem framing, a range […]

AfDB Launches Innovative Entrepreneurship Programme for Moroccan Graduates
Trends

AfDB Launches Innovative Entrepreneurship Programme for Moroccan Graduates

By Francis KOKUTSE, journalist and media consultant based inAccra, Ghana.  The African Development (AfDB) has extended an innovative process called the Souk At-tanmia (“Market for Development”) programme in southern Morocco to promote entrepreneurship among graduates. The concept fits into what Albert Nsengiyumva, executive secretary of the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA), says is necessary in order to win the war that has […]