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    African researchers invited to apply for JWO Research Grant

    The 2021 Jennifer Ward Oppenheimer (JWO) Research Grant aimed at early-career African scientists, and worth $150,000, is open for application...

    2 Jun 2021

    Outdoor education at universities can be a positive legacy of Covid-19

    Universities have faced major planning challenges due to Covid-19. While there has been significant media coverage about universities offering students online learning, what has been less discussed is how some activities have continued in face-to-face settings...

    By Jean-Philippe Ayotte-Beaudet 4 Jan 2021

    Orange Campus Africa - new African e-learning platform launches

    Orange has announced the launch of its online training platform "Orange Campus Africa" in partnership with the Virtual University of Senegal (UVS) during GSMA Thrive Africa...

    30 Sep 2020

    Special edition e-book captures responses from education's frontline during Covid-19

    Wise, a Qatar Foundation global education think-tank, in partnership with Salzburg Global Seminar and Diplomatic Courier, has officially released a special e-book titled Education Disrupted, Education Reimagined - Responses from education's frontline during the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond...

    25 Sep 2020

    Mastercard Foundation names 12 African EdTech companies as first fellows

    The Mastercard Foundation Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning in ICT on Friday announced the first cohort of 12 EdTech Fellows - companies that will benefit from the Centre's support to expand their operations and improve secondary teaching and learning across the continent...

    24 Feb 2020

    4 African finalists make the shortlist for Commonwealth Youth Awards 2020

    All 16 finalists will each receive a trophy, a certificate and £1,000 to expand the scope of their projects...

    19 Feb 2020

    Wise releases results of Global Education Barometer

    Coinciding with the International Day of Education, Wise has released an extensive study on the views of young people. Conducted by Ipsos, the survey was undertaken in 20 countries across the globe, in order to understand how youth perceive their education and how prepared and confident they feel in their future...

    24 Jan 2020

    Collaboration offers Ghanain students nuclear education opportunity in Russia

    Three key Ghanaian universities and Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) will start working together to help upcoming engineers, physicists, doctors and researchers from Ghana to receive Master's and postgraduate education in nuclear subjects in Russia...

    10 Jan 2020

    UJ's new research and innovation chairs to tackle 4IR

    Two researchers from the Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment and the College of Business and Economics at the University of Johannesburg have been awarded Research and Innovation Chairs in their respective fields by the Education, Training and Development and Practices SETA...

    28 Nov 2019

    20 awarded in regional L'Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Young Talent Awards

    Twenty women researchers from 15 countries in the Sub-Saharan African region were recently awarded in the 2019 Young Talent Awards as part of the L'Oréal-UNESCO Women in Science programme...

    25 Nov 2019

    What is a quality higher-education learning experience?

    "A quality higher-education learning experience is a transformative experience for both students and lecturers who develop their minds in criticality, as well as social and self-identity, in addition to other skills and competencies." This was the message from Dr Patience Mukwambo at the launch of her recently published book - Quality in Higher Education as a Tool for Human Development: Enhancing Teaching and Learning in Zimbabwe.

    28 Oct 2019

    eLearning Africa Report 2019 reveals failure to meet education targets

    African countries are still not doing enough to meet one of the UN's most important development targets, according to a new report to be published next week...

    18 Oct 2019

    WISE Awards for African education

    Two education projects serving Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Nigeria and Liberia have been recognised as WISE Awards winners for their work in education...

    9 Sep 2019

    CUT professor helps Africa farmers adapt to climate change

    Drought remains the number one disaster in Africa, and of all the people affected by all types of disasters, drought is responsible for over 88% of them...

    16 Jul 2019

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