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Highlighting the need to accelerate eLearning adoption in Uganda
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Highlighting the need to accelerate eLearning adoption in Uganda

By Isaac Kasana, Research & Education Network for Uganda Introduction For many years, the primary thrust of eLearning was to complement or enhance distance-learning needs: to make it more affordable and more accessible for the learners and also to enhance the educators’ throughput. With the developments in technology capability over the past 12 years, eLearning in its own right can now address many more education […]

Sharing solutions: How eLearning can tackle health worker shortages
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Sharing solutions: How eLearning can tackle health worker shortages

The Ebola crisis in West Africa exposed the overwhelming need for trained healthcare professionals. But as many educational institutions are already stretched to their capacities, more and more eLearning modules are being developed to train much-needed nurses, midwives and other health workers outside the classroom.

The transformational landscape of Islamic finance
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The transformational landscape of Islamic finance

The development of Islamic finance sector in Africa has provided the economy with numerous benefits in key markets. AADLC focuses on capacity building to support the Africa’s development on the major schemes that will enhance the supervisory architecture in order to facilitate the management of financial cross-border linkages. Since 2012 the Association of African and Distance Learning Center (AADLC)  and the Tokyo Development Learning […]

It’s fun to study for a Y-M-B-A
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It’s fun to study for a Y-M-B-A

In this edition, discover how Uganda is leading the way in Sub-Saharan Africa on public health issues such as smoking and road safety, and about the Ugandan student taking distance learning to extremes. Meanwhile, worried voices are raised about some of the unexpected effects of universal primary education – read on… Uganda news in brief: commentators spot shades of 1964 in M7-Mbabazi row (Observer) […]