From June 27 to 29 is held in Dakar in 2009 eLearning Africa, the largest conference on Information Communication and Technologies (ICTs) for development, education and training held on the African continent.
The mission of eLearning Africa 2009 is to bring together people actively involved in education and implementation of educational technologies in schools and academics as well as in continuing education in companies and public sector. Participants are high level decision makers , (...)
Open technologies are seen as key to social, educational and economic growth and greater digital inclusion. To support social and economic development, UNESCO and Sun Microsystems signed a Collaboration Agreement on 18 May at the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum 09.
At the signing ceremony, UNESCO’s Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information, Abdul Waheed Khan, and Executive Vice President and Chairman, Europe, APAC and Emerging Markets for Sun (...)
The official launch of the fifth edition of the National Week of the Internet (SNI) was held on Friday 22 May 2009 in Ouagadougou in presence of the head of government, Tertius Zongo and his wife representative godmother, Chantal Compaore.
This event for the promotion of Information Communication and Technologies (ICTs) in Burkina Faso is focused this year on the theme: “ICT and Gender.” It is therefore a special event dedicated to issues concerning women. “Women in Burkina Faso plays a (...)
Dakar - The Senegalese section of the Network for Education in Africa (ATPS) in collaboration with ATPS-France, launched on Wednesday, an experimental program of interactive whiteboards (TBI), said a statement received Friday at APS.
Organized in collaboration with ENDA-ECOPLA, the program includes various categories of actors in the field of education (civil society organizations, communities, local authorities, private sector companies, etc.).. In this context, a training workshop was (...)
WHAT IS THE PanAfrican Research Agenda on the Pedagogical Integration of ICTs? “The participation of researchers, educators and policy decision-makers in the processes of change that information and communication technologies bring to education is an opportunity to construct, shape and share development knowledge.”
The objective of the PanAfrican Research Agenda on the Pedagogical Integration of information and communication technologies is to better understand how the pedagogical integration (...)
The PanAf project is an IDRC-funded, ROCARÉ and University of Montreal-driven research initiative designed to map the usage of ICTs in African education institutions from a pedagogic point of view. It operates in a context in which there is a recognized developmental tension, between the imperatives of global economic development and local social and cultural development. The former imperatives concern participation in an increasingly digital economy, where education systems must develop (...)
This report provides an in-depth analysis of the results of the first phase of the PanAfrican Research Agenda on the Pedagogical integration of ICTs in Uganda’s sampled education institutions. The PanAfrican project aims at creating a better understanding of how the pedagogical integration of ICTs can enhance the quality of teaching and learning in Africa. The first phase (2007 – 2009) of the project covered twelve African countries including Uganda.
In Uganda, eleven1 educational (...)
The ‘Pan-African Agenda on Pedagogical Integration of ICT’ project, which was instituted by the University of Montreal, and funded by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) in Canada, was to assist participating African countries to fully integrate ICT into teaching and learning through the frequent collection and analysis of data on ICT usage. The study was conducted by the Educational Research Network for West And Central Africa (ERNWACA), which is a regional network of highly (...)