Education Technology in Africa: ICT from the bottom up

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Education is one of the most important facets to economic development in Sub-Saharan Africa. The deployment of Information Communications Technology (ICT) in education and the development of pilot programs in some of the most economically depressed and rural regions of Africa can help drive innovation and empower the next generation.

Without proper and adequate education, innovation becomes stifled keeping individuals impoverished. Technology helps to transform education in Africa by building a stronger workforce and developing entrepreneurs.

Programs such as; CyberSmart Africa, Interconnection Uganda, and m-learning platform’s like Nokia’s MoMath are some of the efforts helping to fight educational challenges including teacher training, classroom resources, and access to information.

The following presentation explores how some programs are using technology to flip the script…

 

 

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