Tag: Education

Mark Zuckerberg

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

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 that the administration of Bridge academies had not ...

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

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. The platform will allow students, teachers or individuals ...

BrighterMonday partners Educartis to launch BrighterMonday Learning to offer users career growth opportunities

Kenya's recruitment site BrighterMonday has partnered Educartis- an online education platform with operations in Angola and Kenya to launch an online education and employment platform dubbed BrighterMonday Learning. The new site will equip BrighterMonday's growing population of over 600,000 registered job seekers in Kenya with information on higher and continuing ...

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

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 technology is a very important tool for accompanying ...

The Benefits Of Getting A Good Education

  There’s nothing like getting a solid education. It stimulates your mind and provides you with a pass to a world of possibilities. Learning is one of those aspects in life that’s priceless. Knowledge is powerful and has the ability to deliver positive outcomes throughout your career. Don’t hesitate if ...

Quick guide: Why Edtech improves education in Africa

Opportunities Arising from Increases In Affordable Internet Access M-learning, online courses and other aspects of e-learning technology have the potential to enhance education provision in Africa in numerous ways. From raising literacy levels in poor rural areas where education infrastructure is lacking to complementing the existing courses at Africa's top ...

Why should I pay for my education?

  E-learning: invest now and reap the benefits later Online education is big business. With a plethora of different e-learning courses and qualifications available, it can be difficult to choose between education apps, online portals, MOOCs and old-fashioned courses in brick and mortar institutions. Similarly, providers offering free online courses ...

Jeremy Johnson, CEO Andela
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Andela opens doors to developers in Uganda

  The Andela Fellowship, a full-time employment opportunity that will enable you to own your learning as you hone the skills you need to become a global technology leader has opened doors to developers and would-be developers in Kampala, Uganda. "We seek out exceptional people from a variety of backgrounds ...

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