Education

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New virtual library in South Africa gives teachers free access to ebooks

South African Council for Educators (SACE), supported by Belgian NPO VVOB (education for development), has launched a digital library that makes thousands of ebooks freely available to 400 000 SACE-registered teachers. The SACE Virtual Library is powered by Snapplify.

Unpacking complexities facing African girls in the technology sector

A new report surveyed more than 445 teachers from 14 African countries to uncover the route to technology and cybersecurity careers for African girls. One of the findings is that only 3,7% of African schools offer cybersecurity as a subject.

Medical training school to be opened in Sudan's rebel-held territory in 2021

Dr. Tom Catena, the only surgeon for approximately 1,3 million people in the Nuba Mountains of South Kordofan, Sudan announced the opening of a medical training school in the rebel-held territory during 2021.

Obstacles facing Cameroon's e-learning drive

Cameroon plans to fully integrate e-learning into schools starting with the new school year that kicks off on 5 October 2020. However, the country has to overcome many problems if it is to make this happen.

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.