Entries tagged: Africa

Education Worldwide

First ladies Obama and Bush urge African leaders to educate, empower women and girls

In a conversation at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. with former first lady Laura Bush, Michelle Obama shared her personal success story and the important role education played in her life. “I am an[…]

Education WorldwideGender & ICTs

Digital gender divide or technologically empowered women in developing countries?

This article by Martin Hilbert (USC – University of Southern California) was published in Women’s Studies International Forum journal in 2011. ABSTRACT The discussion about women’s access to and use of digital Information and Communication Technologies[…]

Education WorldwideICT4D

Hello Africa – Documentary about mobile phone culture in Africa

Source | Hello Africa & UZI FILM Vimeo Channel Documentary about mobile phone culture in Africa. All material is published under a Creative Commons license (CC-BY-NC-SA). More info at uzi.se and ict4d.at/​helloafrica Hello Africa from[…]

Teacher Development

Building eCompetency in Teacher Education (By Hanna Teräs)

Presentation by Hanna Teräs (@hannateras) at eLearning Africa 2011 conference. Building eCompetency in Teacher Education: eLearning africa 2011 View more presentations from Hanna Teräs

Education WorldwideLearning Technologies

VII Intl. Seminar – John Traxler – Mobiles for Learning in Africa… Too Good to be True?

Keynote of the VII International Seminar of the UNESCO Chair in e-Learning John Traxler (University of Wolverhampton, UK) Mobiles for Learning in Africa… Too Good to be True? Updated list of videos in the microsite[…]

Education WorldwideICT4D

Futures of Technology in Africa

Source | Stiching Toekomstbeeld der Techniek Thanks to iHub Nairobi (@iHubNairobi) we get to know this interesting publication on the current situation & opportunities in Africa, with an interesting focus on ICts. The book Futures[…]

Education WorldwideMisc.

Shuttleworth Foundation Fellowship Program for Social Change through Innovation in Education and Technology

The Shuttleworth Foundation has announced a new fellowship program: Shuttleworth Foundation, Fellowship Program for Social Change through Innovation in Education and Technology Who can apply – Anyone who has a plan for social change through[…]

Education WorldwideICT4DLearning Technologies

VII Intl. Seminar – Steve Vosloo – mLearning in Africa: Lessons from the m4Lit project

Keynote of the VII International Seminar of the UNESCO Chair in e-Learning Steve Vosloo (Shuttleworth Foundation, Cape Town) mLearning in Africa: Lessons from the m4Lit project Updated list of videos in the microsite of the[…]

Education WorldwideLearning Technologies

VOICES Project: Voice-based Internet Services for Africa

The full name of this project is VOICES: VOIce-based Community-cEntric mobile Services for social development and is funded by the European Comminsion and supported by 12 partners (Web Foundation, W3C/ERCIM, Orange, TNO, VU, CRS4,CSIR, Sahel[…]