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Digital Learning & Digital Well-being in Fragile Contexts

The African Higher Education in Emergencies Network (AHEEN) is a networked African Higher Education response to forced displacement on the continent offering university diplomas with a strong employability focus to refugees and internally displaced persons across Africa. Integrative SEL is one of two cross-cutting elective courses that address the specific needs of displaced diploma students enrolled in AHEEN member universities. Their proposed framework integrates […]

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Fostering the Development of Digital Pedagogical Skills of Teachers in Africa

Dr. Oluwakemi Olurinola will be joining us at eLearning Africa to speak about how the digital divide in Africa has garnered considerable attention in recent years, with significant attempts being made to close it, especially in the educational sector. An increase in Edtech start-ups across the continent have been witnessed, as well as an increase in digital skills training for teachers across the board. However, this has exposed another gap in African teachers’ skill sets: the Digital Pedagogical Skill gap.

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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 […]