In the lead-up, during and after eLearning Africa 2015, the eLA15 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 #eLA15 top tweets.
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eLearning Africa’s thought-provoking keynote quotes
The plenary sessions from eLearning Africa 2015 included presentations from a range of political leaders, entrepreneurs and educators from Africa and around the world. Under the overall conference theme ‘Enriching Tomorrow’, keynote speakers informed and inspired audiences with the latest ideas, best practices and innovations that are shaping the future of education across the continent. Here is our roundup of some of eLearning Africa […]
Eleni Gabre‐Madhin’s next big ideas
“Innovation is in our DNA,” Ethiopian business woman Eleni Gabre‐Madhin told African Business Magazine when asked about her company eleni LLC’s ambitious plans to create “big, bold, beautiful” markets that will improve the livelihoods of millions of small farmers and traders throughout Africa.
‘Don’t overthink, just do it!’: Top 10 tips from Africa’s tech entrepreneurs
Few now doubt the potential of Africa’s tech scene. Analysts and economists the world over frequently cite Africa as the ‘next big thing’, primed to pick up the reigns from where the economies of the ‘Asian Tigers’ left off. The continent has always had entrepreneurs, but never before has so much attention been focused toward their activities, the success of which is seen as […]
It’s time to talk about privacy
The digital revolution promises to personalise education across the African continent. But as innovative eLearning companies begin collecting more and more data about students, some have voiced concerns about privacy.
From farmers to businesswomen: eLearning promotes economic empowerment
Women selling fruit, handicrafts, milk or eggs all have one thing in common: the main problem they have faced up until now is that they have had no way to access markets beyond the one down the road from their farm or home… until now.
Re-inventing higher education: online, tuition-free and accredited
After reaching its long-term goal of gaining accreditation in 2014, the University of the People (UoPeople), the world’s first tuition-free, non-profit, accredited online university, is setting its sights on Africa.
Post-2015 agenda: ICTs in education will be ‘very critical’
Plans are currently being laid for a new era of development, as the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) edge closer to their 2015 expiry date. What will replace them will be a more inclusive framework that leverages new technology and innovation to help reach targets.
eLearning Africa 2015 Call for Proposals now open!
The tenth edition of eLearning Africa will take place on May 20 – 22, 2015, at the African Union Headquarters, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. In 2006, the inaugural event also took place in Ethiopia, and Rebecca Stromeyer, founder of the event, recently reflected on the impact that ten years of eLearning Africa has had on the ICT-enhanced learning sector in Africa: “During its ten-year history, […]