The eLearning Africa Supporting Transformation Trust (EAST) has implemented a new programme for 2015: Women in ICT. There has been great interest in the programme, which aims to support women working in or studying ICT to meet, network and to acquire knowledge about the latest industry developments. Many women applying have shared similar challenges associated with being a woman in the male-dominated sector that […]
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.
Tech hubs the key to getting women connected
More and more, throughout parts of Africa, tech hubs are emerging to help women realise the benefits of digital technology. Created by women, for women, these communities not only train women and girls with digital skills for business and everyday life, they provide an important support network to ensure they stay connected.
The EAST Challenge 2013: Brandberg Königstein Summit Trek!
Dear adventurers, The eLearning Africa Scholarship Trust (EAST) is very excited to announce the details of the EAST Challenge 2013.
Eyes on EAST!
This week, the eLearning Africa team met with eLearning Africa Scholarship Trust (EAST) scholarship recipients. The EAST programme, thanks to the kind donations of individuals and organisational partners, sponsors participation at the eLearning Africa conference of low-income Africans who are passionate about ICT and education. Today, EAST passed the microphone to two of its 2012 scholarship winners to find out how EAST – and […]