With initiatives such as Mary Mount School, Rashinga, Zimbabwe, the Orlando Pirates Learning Centre in Soweto, South Africa and the Science & Technology Train in Matjiesonftein South Africa, Acer is still working with schools in Southern Africa to improve education.
The firm under its Acer for Education has launched an e-learning classroom at the Shalom School to open up more learning opportunities for learners especially those not reached by formal schools. Located in Lusaka, the school has over 875 pupils and has a huge focus on the disabled pupils.
The firm has given the school computers, projectors and various learning equipment to aid the pupils in learning. The school is part of Acer’s mission to introduce newlearning products and solutions to help improve both classroom and e-learning.
e-Learning in Africa is seeing unprecedented growth due to access to mobile devices, Internet connectivity and social media which have been asaid to be major catalysts for change and are transforming learning and skills development. Acer’s partnership in education will go along way in helping learners access education which they otherwise wouldn’t minus the equipment and the technology today.
The firm says its eqioment help teachers to engage students, schools to attract and retain high-quality teachers and as well streamline administration and encourage parental involvement in their kids education.