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TECHNOLOGY BOOSTS GIRLS EDUCATION

TANZANIA: E-READER TECHNOLOGY BOOSTS GIRLS EDUCATION

May 28, 2017 • Learning & EducationComments (0)

IN TANZANIA, E-READER TECHNOLOGY BOOSTS GIRLS EDUCATION: RESEARCH has shown that the transition from primary to secondary school is one of the points at which girls in Tanzania are most likely to drop out of school. A major factor is the change in the language of instruction from Swahili to English. To address this, Camfed …

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Programming Language: Africa’s first to teach kids how to code

January 26, 2017 • Learning & EducationComments (0)

A programming language BraceScript is a new, simplistic coding language that has been launched in Africa to teach local kids how to code and to develop future software engineers. Kennedy Kanyi, a 25 year old software programmer, came up with the programming

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Ghana: Shai Osudoku artisans receive ICT training

January 2, 2017 • Government & Tech, Learning & Education, West AfricaComments (0)

It has been reported that sixty-two artisans in the Shai-Osudoku District, have received a one month free ICT training to help boost their operations. The artisans, according to reports, come from different trade and educational backgrounds. The Ghana

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LinkedIn’s Lynda.com Notifies Users of Data Breach

December 19, 2016 • Learning & Education, Social Media, Software & SecurityComments (0)

Lynda.com, the online learning platform acquired last year by LinkedIn for $1.5 billion, started notifying customers over the weekend that a database containing user information had been accessed by an unauthorized third party. The company told customers it

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Can tech solve South Africa’s higher education crisis?

December 9, 2016 • Government & Tech, Learning & Education, South AfricaComments (0)

Over the past few months, universities across South Africa have ground to a halt as student protesters, under the banner of #FeesMustFall, shut down learning institutions in a bid to get free, decolonised education. The movement, which started in 2015, is