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Welcome to the One Million African Talents by TooShare

The One Million African Talents program is a major project to provide access to quality education that meets the standards of the world’s best universities and training centers. In partnership with Study Access Alliance, TooShare will provide scholarships for online university degrees at IU International University of Applied Sciences to those who would otherwise not be financially able to study. With over 75,000 students, […]

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Mike Feerick takes to the road to hear how Alison.com is changing lives in Africa

Free online learning platform Alison.com is sponsoring this year’s eLearning Africa Conference. Founder Mike Feerick shares his vision for the company which has over 23 million learners, 4 million graduates and more than 4,000 courses and is having a positive impact on millions of lives across Africa. MOOCs are having a moment, thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic. Massive Open Online Course platforms, like Alison.com, […]

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Call for Chapter Peer Reviewers for Upcoming Book on “Aspects of Open Educational Resources in Higher Education: A Global Perspective”

Jako Olivier, UNESCO Chair for Multimodal Learning at Northwest University, South Africa, and Andreas Rambow, Senior Consultant for Applied Learning Solutions, are co-editing a book on “Aspects of Open Educational Resources in Higher Education: A Global Perspective.” The book will be published by Springer in June of this year. In this book, OER and open education are explored globally through research conducted on this […]

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Interview with Keynote Speaker Mark West

Mark West works in UNESCO’s Education Sector, where he examines how technology can improve the quality, equity, and accessibility of learning. He currently leads work to operationalize the Rewired Global Declaration on Connectivity for Education. He is also authoring a UNESCO publication called ‘An Ed-Tech Tragedy’ about lessons learned following the global shift from school-based education to technology-based education during the COVID-19 pandemic. There […]

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The Mastercard Foundation and its Regional Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning in ICT @ elearning Africa 2022

The Mastercard Foundation and its Regional Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning in ICT will be playing an active role at this year’s eLearning Africa conference. Apart from an exclusive high level ministerial forum on resilient education systems, it will also be conducting two highly relevant and interactive sessions. One will be on strengthening capacities at African universities for quality and equity higher education […]

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openHPI – Free Massive Open Online Courses and Research

The Hasso Plattner Institute operates the interactive online learning platform openHPI. On this platform, the latest university knowledge in the fields of IT and innovation is offered to beginners and experts for free in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs for short). In addition, openHPI conducts research on digital technologies for innovative educational approaches. openHPI: Free Knowledge on IT and Innovation Topics One of the […]

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13 Studies Mark Largest Research Portfolio Investment in Evidence for EdTech

EdTech Hub is pleased to announce the launch of our research portfolio, representing the largest public-private investment in primary research around EdTech evidence in low- and middle-income countries to date. The nearly GBP 5.5 million-portfolio was commissioned to fill the evidence gap decision-makers grapple with when choosing EdTech interventions to support children, teachers, and school communities. “While the Covid-19 pandemic brought most of the […]

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What does digital skills mean for Enabel, the Belgian Development Agency?

On the occasion of the eLearning Africa Conference 2022, a panel of members from Enabel, the Belgian development agency, will during various sessions, in line with the conference’s topic, address digital challenges on development, education and training. Before getting the chance to meet some experts of the delegation at the conference, take a sneak peak on their vision and activities related to digital for […]

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TooShare – the African Network Revolutionising EdTech

Created in Senegal by Mr. Abdoulaye MBENGUE, TooShare is a technological feat that aims to revolutionize education for all in order to overcome the deficiencies of the educational system through easy access to educational content. With a growing population, Africa is expected to double its population by 2050. From one billion inhabitants today to nearly 2.4 billion, the continent will be a real reservoir of human […]

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What are the global trends in L&D, and how does the view from Africa compare?

This year, for the first time, a significant group of voters from Africa joined the annual L&D Global Sentiment Survey, which looks at the views of L&D professionals world-wide. The survey, now in its ninth year, has one obligatory question: ‘What will be hot in workplace L&D in 2022?’, with respondents choosing three options from a list of 15. These options range across methodologies […]