Benin’s Communication, Information and Communication Technologies Minister Max Ahoueke, will this week in Cotonou, Benin, present a report on the impact of new technology and improved connectivity on education throughout Africa.
It is based on a detailed survey of the experience of nearly 500 education professionals across the Continent and will confirm that ICT-enhanced learning has been widely embraced throughout Africa. The function is set for 23-25 May.
The Report, which will be presented by Ahouéké at the opening session of the e-Learning Africa conference in Cotonou, Benin on 23 May, will show that 71 per cent of those surveyed are now using ICT-enhanced learning in their classrooms and 48 per cent use mobile phones for education.
The Report includes a detailed analysis by leading commentators from 41 countries of the prospects for African ICT-enhanced learning.
It describes new trends, examines some of the possible obstacles to further development and considers the contribution ICT is making to the achievement of ‘Education for All’ in Africa.
It also identifies the challenges and opportunities that are likely to define e-Learning over the coming years.
It is hoped that these will lead to richer, more nuanced conversations, healthier decision-making and more effective action-taking towards ensuring ‘Education for All’ in Africa.