University degrees or vocational qualifications: Which side are you on?
On Friday evening, May 22, four education experts will debate the motion that: ‘This House believes that Africa needs vocational training more than academic education’.
Keynote speaker Eleni Gabre‐Madhin’s next big ideas
Responsible for the development of the Ethiopia Commodity Exchange (ECX), which revolutionised Ethiopia’s commodity market, find out why eLearning Africa 2015 keynote speaker Gabre‐Madhin is a globally recognised thought leader on agricultural commodity markets and African development here.
Harnessing the entrepreneurial creativity of Africa’s youth
These are just some of the questions that will be discussed in a series of ‘Youth in Action’ sessions at eLearning Africa 2015.
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‘Don’t overthink, just do it!’: Top 10 tips from Africa’s tech entrepreneurs
To help answer these questions, eLearning Africa arranged a Twitter Chat with four of the continent’s leading edTech entrepreneurs. Find out their top 10 tips here.
Winners of the Through Your Lens Photo competition announced today
The organisation spearheading Egypt’s ICT growth
Once the domain of entrepreneurs and IT multinationals, governments are increasingly taking a leading role, recognising ICT's huge potential for driving development.
Egypt is one of the regional, and indeed continental, leaders in this department. Find out how this has shaped Egypt into being an 'ICT pioneer'.
Strengthening linkages in the ICT ecosystem in Africa
To achieve this level of technological advancement, Africa needs to create innovative processes not only in the acquisition or development of new technologies, but also in the diffusion, so that it eventually finds social and economic application throughout the system.
Find out more from Foster Ofosu, Capacity Development Specialist at the African Development Bank Group.
Higher Education back on the development agenda
This year is particularly important for international development because it ushers in the United Nations’ new ‘Sustainable Development Goals (2016-2030)’ as the ‘Millennium Development Goals (2000-2015)’ come to an end.