Zuckerberg-backed Bridge International Academies to drop the ‘International’ and ‘Academy’ tags due to low standards

Zuckerberg-backed Bridge International Academies to drop the ‘International’ and ‘Academy’ tags due to low standards

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Zuckerberg-backed Bridge International Academies might remain closed for the new term in Uganda because they are not licensed and do not meet standards of academies or international schools. Mr Alex Kakooza, the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Education told Uganda’s Daily Monitor…

Orange to provide access to educational content from the best international universities & training centres to users in Africa

Orange to provide access to educational content from the best international universities & training centres to users in Africa

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Orange has partnered with the National Distance Learning Centre to facilitate access to educational content on smartphones in Africa in a move expected to help hundreds of thousands of African students access high-quality educational content from the best international universities and training centres….

Ghana’s Chalkboard Education raises $236k to democratize access to education & training in Africa

Ghana’s Chalkboard Education raises $236k to democratize access to education & training in Africa

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Chalkboard Education, a Ghana-based mobile learning company, has closed $236,072  (EUR 200’000) in expansion financing from Jacobs Foundation to further expand its operations in Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire, including increasing access to its mobile learning tools for rural and remote populations. “Education…