Dakar, September 19 (APS) - The multinational american firm Hewlett Packard and the University Cheikh Anta Diop (UCAD) signed on Monday a memorandum of understanding under which the IT company will train experts in Senegal.
’’The signing of this protocol is of interest to the UCAD that develops a graduate program to facilitate the transition from school to profesional life ,’’said Dr. Diouf Ndiaw, vice- Rector of UCAD. He signed the MoU on behalf of the university.
This partnership will ’’ (...)
11 - 12 November 2011
University of California, Berkeley, USA
The Ubiquitous Learning Conference is an inclusive forum for the examination of how new technologies impact the practices and possibilities of learning. It considers the ways in which these technologies might benefit learning not only in the classroom but well beyond the times and places traditionally considered the purview of education.
The arrival of new technologies does not mean that learning has to change; (...)
Promoting skills and entrepreneurship in West Africa in the field of Information Communication and Technology.
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank approved a loan of the African Development Fund of $ 22.5 million on September 7, 2011 to create the digital complex of Bamako. "This project is important for my country because of its regional scope and it is the first of its kind. It’s a structuring and innovative project in its design, positioning and vision. It now lays (...)
INTED2012(6th International Technology, Education and Development Conference) will be an international forum to present and share your experiences in the fields of Technology, Education, Development and International Collaboration.
The deadline for abstracts/proposals is 24 November 2011.
Web address: http://www.inted2012.org
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The opening on Monday in Bamako (Mali) of the Regional Conference on best practices to improve the quality of teaching and learning in higher education in Africa took place in conjunction with the official launch of the Project of the Multi-Cluster Office of Unesco in Bamako with funding from the UEMOA.
It was chaired by the Prime Minister of Mali Cissé Mariam Sidibé Kaïdama. The total amount of financing is $ 5. 851 260 300F. CFA, approximately six billion CFA for a period of three years. The (...)
(Special Envoy)-The economic and social emerging of member states of the West African Monetary Union (UEMOA) will necessitate their universities. It is the strong conviction that emerges from the meeting held last Monday in the Malian capital gathering academics, policy makers and partners in the community invited to consider the future of the area meet the new requirements of the knowledge economy as part of the Regional Conference on the theme "Building best practices to accelerate (...)
Information Communication and Technologies (ICTs) offer an unprecedented opportunity to meet this challenge.
The Malian capital has been hosting since Monday a regional conference of Unesco on improving the quality of higher education. This conference is being held along with the official launch of a project of the Cluster-Office of the UN agency in Bamako on the reform of higher education in the countries of the Economic and Monetary Union of West Africa (UEMOA). An attention should be (...)
This publication investigates and analyzes examples of how governments and individuals leverage ICTs when planning for and providing Non Formal Education (NFE). This style of learning offers previously excluded adults and children the opportunity to reach educational goals outside of a traditional classroom setting. This essay examines current practices as a way to realize the ambition of truly living in a "knowledge society." Download / (...)