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The Social and Economic Effects of Adult Literacy in Africa
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The Social and Economic Effects of Adult Literacy in Africa

To be able to make informed decisions, an essential skill to have is the ability to read and understand – as such, one must be literate be it in their mother-tongue or otherwise. To be well-informed comprises the aptitude to ask intelligent and relevant questions, engage in debate and ability to deduce knowledge from presented material. The absence of this skill means a person […]

New North-South-South project to be launched: EPICA
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New North-South-South project to be launched: EPICA

EPICA, funded by the European Union research programme Horizon 2020, is a project 2018 – 2020 coordinated by ICDE with 4 partners from Africa and 4 partners from Europe. The project will develop and implement ePortfolio in Sub-Saharan Africa. For more information about the project: www.epica-initiative.africa   eLearning Africa 2018 The eLearning Africa 2018 conference will be hosted Kigali, Rwanda on 26th – 28th September.

TransformAfrica Summit 2018 to accelerate Africa’s single digital market
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TransformAfrica Summit 2018 to accelerate Africa’s single digital market

The 4th Edition of TransformAfrica Summit will be held this year from May 7 – 10 in Kigali, Rwanda. The Smart Africa Alliance is a Public-Private platform dedicated to shaping and driving Africa’s Digital Transformation. Organised by Smart Africa & hosted by His Excellency Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda, the event will attract over 4000 participants. As Africa’s largest and most influential ICT […]

Youth Working toward Bridging Rwanda’s Digital Divide in the Rwanda Digital Ambassador Program
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Youth Working toward Bridging Rwanda’s Digital Divide in the Rwanda Digital Ambassador Program

Over the coming four years, the Rwanda Digital Ambassador Program (Rwanda DAP) will mobilize 5,000 young leaders to transform the lives of millions of citizens through the acquisition of digital skills, adoption of e-services, driving inclusion and growth. Rwanda DAP is an initiative led by the Rwandan Ministry of Information Technology and Communication aimed at increasing the number of digitally literate citizens and their […]

Learning makes us
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Learning makes us

Learning isn’t a destination that can be reached or departed via the classroom door. It’s a never-ending road of discovery, challenge, inspiration, and wonder. For many people, learning is the route to a job to support their family, or to the skills that will help them progress in their career. For others, it’s simply a passion for exploration. Whether it’s at home, in the […]

SPIDER partners with UNAD to Digitalise Ugandan Sign Language
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SPIDER partners with UNAD to Digitalise Ugandan Sign Language

Since its inception in 2004, SPIDER (Swedish Programme for ICTs in Developing Regions) has recognised education as a fundamental human right that enables people to take part in society and lift themselves out of poverty. Education in low-resource settings is generally underfunded. This becomes more apparent as students in need of special accommodations go without their requirements being met, thus preventing them from accessing […]

Top tweets from #eLA16
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Top tweets from #eLA16

In the lead-up, during and after eLearning Africa 2016, the eLA16 hashtag was alive with thousands of people sharing their ideas, opinions and favourite conference moments. See how far the messages reached and who said what in our graphic of #eLA16 top tweets.