Anyone involved in eLearning will be familiar with the challenge: A new technology is introduced into a school accompanied by a lot of energy and enthusiasm, but over time it doesn’t quite get utilised in the way the proponents anticipated. Understanding the reasons behind this is central to enhancing our effectiveness. In this second article introducing the new research stream at eLearning Africa, David Hollow profiles a presentation from Dr Kofi Damian Mereku, Associate (...)
Berlin, Germany. Online Educa Berlin, the largest global e-learning conference for the corporate, education and public service sectors, has opened its Call for Papers. Deadline for receipt of all proposals for this year’s programme is June 1st. The 17th Online Educa Berlin will take place from November 30th - December 2nd in Berlin.
’New Learning Cultures’ will be the theme of this year’s conference, as it sets the agenda for an in-depth discussion of the most important questions (...)
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The achievements of the Republic of Korea in e-Learning and ICT in education policy are the result of systematic efforts in implementation of a solid legal framework, supported by secured budgeting, timely capacity building, successful cooperation between public and private sectors, and an effective monitoring and evaluation system. The survey of ICT innovations in education in Korea introduces national ICT policies and initiatives in E-learning and (...)
The 12th Forum on Telecommunication/ICT Regulation and Partnership in Africa (FTRA-2011) is to be held in Kigali, Rwanda (Republic of), from 13 to 15 June 2011 under the theme of Cloud computing, new development of ICTs.
The forum is organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) at the kind invitation of the Government of the Republic of Rwanda through the Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Agency (RURA) and in collaboration with the African Telecommunications Regulators’ Network and (...)
The PanAf network held a workshop on scholarly writing focused on the theme “Gender and ICT in Education” in Dakar, Senegal on 24 and 25 April 2011.
The objective of the workshop was to assist researchers in setting for themselves detailed publications objectives (with deadlines) and initiate detailed publication projects on the theme “ICT in education”
On Day 1 of the workshop led by Traoré Djénéba and Moses Mbangwana, helped to strengthen the capacity of researchers in the use of softwares for (...)
As part of this conference, our team, the Research Group on the pedagogical integration of information communication and technology (GRIP-TIC), wishes to present the results of its research work on the contributions of ICT, emerging technologies and Web 2.0 in education.
GRIP-TIC is composed of 11 researchers from universities in Quebec and draws its relevance of the fact that there is currently no Quebec research group focusing exclusively on this area. The scientific papers will be (...)
By Nancy J. Hafkin, Ph.D. Member, PanAf Scientific Committee
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The linkage of ICTD with development challenges such as poverty alleviation and the elimination of gender inequality has meant that gender concerns have been mainstreamed in ICTD. Reduction of women’s poverty and women’s empowerment as key to poverty reduction in rural areas.
Many projects have developed in this area- but mostly small scale, not yet replicated or even evaluated.
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Five prominent international figures will select the winner of the world’s first major international prize for education.
The WISE Prize for Education was announced by Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation, at the conclusion of the second World Innovation Summit for Education in Doha, Qatar, in December 2010. The first Laureate will be named at WISE 2011 in November.
The Jury members are:
Dr James H. Billington, Librarian of Congress, USA Prof. Jeffrey D. (...)