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Interview with Mor Seck, Director of the Distance Learning Center in Senegal

The Global Development Learning Network (GDLN) is a global partnership of learning centers that offers the use of advanced information and communication technologies to connect people working in development around the world. By applying tools and services developed in the field of distance learning, GDLN Affiliates enable organizations, teams and individuals around the world to communicate, share knowledge and learn from each others’ experiences […]

The African Virtual University | Interview with the Rector, Mr. Kuzvinetsa Peter Dzvimbo
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The African Virtual University | Interview with the Rector, Mr. Kuzvinetsa Peter Dzvimbo

Africa is an enormous continent with 53 countries and a population of over 700 million people, over fifty per cent of whom are under 20 years of age. There is a high demand for quality education at the tertiary level on the continent. The African Virtual University (AVU) is an innovative educational organization whose objective is to enhance capacity and support economic development by […]

Development, Education and ICT in Africa– Interview with Shafika Isaacs
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Development, Education and ICT in Africa– Interview with Shafika Isaacs

Increased availability of online educational resources and widespread interest and enthusiasm for Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) enhanced education are driving the search for ICT based approaches that can work in Africa. The use of ICT is dramatically changing the way in which formal and informal learning is taking place at every conceivable level of society. Yet there are fundamental differences in the way […]