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Nurturing Critical Minds: The Role of ChatGPT in Kenyan Education

By Esther Nyambura In the ever-evolving landscape of Kenyan education, the integration of ChatGPT presents both opportunities and challenges. As educators and policymakers ponder the implications, the question arises: Are we paving the way for unprecedented educational empowerment or risking a dependency detrimental to our students’ intellectual development? The apprehension that technology might diminish critical thinking or encourage a reliance on artificial intelligence is […]

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The Future of Learning

In the evolving landscape of education and professional development, the future of learning stands at a fascinating crossroads. In this blog post, we will look at the top trends in learning, offering a panoramic view of how they are reshaping the learning landscape. Read more to navigate the multifaceted dimensions of what the future of the space looks like: Self-directed and continuous learning The […]

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Bridging the Skills Gap. Empowering Africa’s Workforce: Wadhwani Foundation’s Vision for Skill Development in Africa

In today’s dynamic global job market, the necessity of upskilling and reskilling has transcended local boundaries, emerging as a critical global imperative. As we sail into the era of Industry 4.0, the global workforce is undergoing significant transformations marked by a shift towards future-ready and sectoral skills. This transformation, driven by technological advancements such as automation and artificial intelligence (AI), is creating a hybrid […]

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Digital Training for Tomorrow’s Talent: International Organisation of La Francophonie (OIF) Will Share First Results and Lessons Learned from the D-CLIC Initiative at eLearning Africa

Currently deployed over 14 countries, mainly in Africa, this innovative initiative is based on the curation and production of open educational resources on digital technology, the mobilisation of African expertise, an e-learning system, the strengthening skills of Ministries of Education and Training, and the integration of digital accountability. In 2021, the International Organisation of La Francophonie (OIF) launched the pilot phase of the “D-CLIC, […]

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Introducing EDUGIST: Africa’s Leading Education Newsroom and Lab

Edugist is a data-driven, impact-based media and consulting firm dedicated to enabling access to inclusive and quality education. By leveraging our deep expertise, data-driven insights, and commitment to innovation and excellence, we seek to be the definitive source of intel-driven solutions and strategic consultancy for individuals, corporates and governments in Nigeria and Africa. Education sits at the heart of every pursuit of development in […]

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Higher Education in Emergencies Secure the Transition from Learning to Earning for Refugees in Africa

When it comes to humanitarian crises the first response focuses on saving lives through the provision of shelter, water, food and medical support. As this phase of humanitarian response slowly makes way to early recovery other parts of the response system kick in, including Education in Emergencies. Over the last decade, education interventions in emergency and forced displacement contexts have evolved as more youth […]

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Meet our Keynote Speaker Francis Bizoza, The African Travelling Teacher

Francis Bizoza, an embodiment of passion and innovation in education, is transforming the landscape of learning across Africa. As the “African Travelling Teacher,” he combines his roles as a curriculum designer at Learning Equality and a LEAP Social Entrepreneur Fellow at Solve-MIT to revolutionize the educational experience. A proud graduate of Makerere University and an alumnus of the Master Teacher Programme under the ALforEducation […]

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10 Steps to Consider When Choosing an LMS for Your Organisation

The process of choosing the right learning management system (LMS) can be a challenging and time-consuming task. Whether you are new to an LMS or have been a long-time user exploring alternative options, it’s important to begin by clearly defining your requirements. Consider how the LMS can effectively align with your key objectives and serve your organisation’s needs. LMSs serve as comprehensive hubs for […]

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Bridging Educational Divides in Africa: The Inclusive Power of Text-to-Speech Technology for Accessibility and Inclusion in Schools and the Workplace

In the quest for inclusive education, Africa faces unique challenges owing to linguistic diversity, varied learning abilities, and limited resources. Leveraging technology to bridge these gaps is becoming increasingly crucial. This article explores the transformative role of text-to-speech (TTS) technology in making educational content accessible and inclusive in the African context, emphasizing the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL), the use of AI […]

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UNESCO & IFIP: Global Inclusive Schools’ Forum

UNESCO in partnership with the International Forums of Inclusion Practitioners (IFIP), is set to host a momentous global education event at UNESCO’s Headquarters, located at the historic Place de Fontenoy in Paris. The Global Inclusive Schools’ Forum will take place on March 14th -15th, 2024. The primary objectives of the Global Inclusive Schools’ Forum are as follows: Recognise and Pay Tribute: We aim to […]