Education

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New WhatsApp platform for COVID-19 pre-screening in South African public schools

South Africa's Department of Basic Education has launched HealthCheck, a new COVID-19 pre-screening tool developed in partnership with E³. It will be available on the newly launched TeacherConnect platform.

High-speed internet for Cameroon universities to boost e-learning

Students and staff of Cameroon’s state universities will soon be able to carry out online learning and administrative activities much smoothly thanks to a partnership deal that seeks to install broadband high-speed internet.

Cameroon digital skills program for better employability

Participants gathered in Cameroon’s economic capital, Douala, for a training session that was organized by the country’s National Agency for Information and Communication Technologies (ANTIC) with technical support from the Africa Groups of US tech giants, Microsoft and Facebook.

Selected schools in Uganda to showcase how to improve education using innovation

As part of World Education Week, Uganda's Wakadogo School will talk about a program that meaningfully engages families and the community to ensure children, especially girls, attend school and learn.

Championing access to education support

Snapplify’s cloud services tools help partners to champion access to education support Tenacious Tutors is one of several Snapplify partners utilising the edtech company’s technology to better support students.

Digital illiteracy contributes to youth unemployment in South Africa

Most young people from disadvantaged backgrounds in South Africa continue to be denied access to information and communications technology because of poor infrastructure and the digital divide.

Cameroon plans to set up a digital library for universities

Cameroon's proposed digital library for state-owned universities is expected to facilitate access to digital documentation which is currently expensive for the country’s state universities given the very lean budgets they run on.