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ICT and Education: Technology Enhances Learning and Life in Africa

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Technology vendors Dell and Microsoft have been working to deliver classroom technology for remote regions and, in particular, into schools that have not previously had access to any form of comput...
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allAfrica.com: Zimbabwe: ICTs Can Improve Life in Rural Settlements

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A Unesco-sponsored pilot study on the impact of new ICTs on socio-economic and educational development of Africa and the Asia-Pacific by Levi Obijiofor and Sohail Inayatullah with Tony Stevenson in 1998/9 established that serious barriers like infrastructure support, access, training, skills development and hierarchical social relations inhibit ICT adoption, but "how" that adoption can influence lives need to be thoroughly investigated in order to address the obstacles.

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The greatest challenge: starting with the solution, not the problem « Educational Technology Debate

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great article: starting with the solution, not the problem « Educational Technology Debate

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Wikipedia to be free on mobiles in Africa, Middle East - SciDev.Net

Wikipedia to be free on mobiles in Africa, Middle East - SciDev.Net | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Access to the online encyclopaedia Wikipedia will be free from mobile phones for Orange customers in Africa and the Middle East.
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Learning with Mobile Devices Somewhere Near the Bottom of the Pyramid « Educational Technology Debate

Learning with Mobile Devices Somewhere Near the Bottom of the Pyramid « Educational Technology Debate | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

A continuing academic debate on mLearning in developing countries.

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Information-Communication Technology (ICT) Growth And Development In Africa

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Only a few years ago, the African continent represented the region of major concern to the international community because of its inability to adopt and utilize...
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Ecolligence: OPEN SOURCE TEXTBOOKS : A Revolution in Education

Ecolligence: OPEN SOURCE TEXTBOOKS : A Revolution in Education | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

"There have been many initiatives around the world to write books which are freely and openly available so that people may copy, transfer and print as they wish. Siyavula started as such a community."

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Mobile opportunity for learning in Africa « Educational Technology Debate

Mobile opportunity for learning in Africa « Educational Technology Debate | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

Mobile devices are at the centre of a revolution delivering platforms to achieve knowledge transfer and behaviour change in Africa.

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Africa’s Top Ten countries with fastest internet speeds

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Africa has always been viewed as a continent that isn’t very connected in terms of internet speeds and the number of users.

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How Africa’s economy is benefiting from the ICT revolution

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The number one resource for business in Africa.

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allAfrica.com: Rwanda: Schools to Adopt ICT-Based Learning

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allAfrica: African news and information for a global audience.

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Africa's ICT Infrastructure: Building on the Mobile Revolution

Africa’s ICT Infrastructure reviews how the investment in the sector has been financed and how the structure of the market has changed since the liberalization process started.
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