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Edtechs role in Africa's education system.

Africa’s Education Technology (Edtech) ecosystem has been growing exponentially, eradicating hurdles that have for aeons plagued the continent’s education sector and in the process, revolutionizing this critical contributor to African economies. However, the pressing question remains, can EdTechs solve Africa’s dire education crisis?

Arguably, quality education is the most significant investment that countries can make for the future of their citizenry. The pivotal need for the adoption and development of hybrid learning solutions in Africa’s digital learning landscape has become a necessity that especially came to the fore during the Covid-19 pandemic period, when school academic calendars at all levels were disrupted.  In this context, services like the APA article writing service EssayPro prove invaluable. They provide critical support to students and educators alike, ensuring continuity in education and research.

The pandemic became a springboard to a colossal market opportunity for EdTechs to swoop in and seal the deficit via …

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After a decade the Government launched the Presidential e-Learning Programme of 2011 which aimed to strengthen the use of ICTs for teaching and learning. In an article published by the Herald on March 28, 2012, former President Mugabe said the projects brought on board e-learning software solutions to complement the benefits of the Presidential Computerisation Programme launched 10 years back.

“Encouraged by the Presidential Computerization Programme, the first successful step of transforming Zimbabwe into an information society, we have now decided to go a gear up and add value to the initial programme by introducing a new dimension to it, this time, in the form of an e-learning Programme,” he said.

The Connect a School Connect a Community Project was launched in 2013, it provided disadvantaged schools with modern technology. Afterwards, Zimbabwe drafted through the Ministry of ICT, Postal, and Courier Services a National ICT Policy that acknowledges a role…

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  • Nigeria will now benefit from the yearly $4.7 trillion exportation of digital services.
  • National Information and Technology Development Agency (NITDA) and Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) have forged an alliance to enable the benefits.
  • The alliance is in line with the Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship Pillar of the agency’s 2021-2024 Strategic Roadmap and Action Plan.

Nigeria is set to benefit from the yearly $4.7 trillion exportation of digital services.

This follows an alliance that was forged between the National Information and Technology Development Agency (NITDA) and Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC).

NITDA’s Corporate Affairs Department, headed by Hajiya Hadiza Umar in a statement said the alliance was in line with the Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship Pillar of the agency’s 2021-2024 Strategic Roadmap and Action Plan.

The immediate past NEPC Executive Director, Segun Awolowo in a a press briefing to commemorate the consolidation and partnership between the two organizations lauded the …