Education

The education of the African continent is one of the major priorities. Perhaps priority number 1. Educational systems are all different and do not evolve at the same speed. The enrollment rate in some countries is particularly low. How to fight against this and improve the level of the continent?

Training and new technologies are at the center of attention and debate on the continent. States and entrepreneurs invent every day to improve the conditions of education. Their goal is to train and educate the different populations of Africa. This in order to propose work and to go further towards the economic development of African countries.

My goal with AfrikaTech is to highlight initiatives related to education, schooling, employment in Africa. I wish to bring together articles that open the mind to what could be the educational system, the schools of tomorrow, the training centers of the continent. The Africa of tomorrow is being built today, together.

Lambda School, an American training designer has just opened its Lambda School Africa 2019 program for young African developers. The concept is a set of online courses in full-time software development, lasting 9 months, with no initial cost. For this pilot phase, only students from Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa are involved. …

Despite the marked improvement in recent years, education in Africa is still fraught with difficulties. Between lack of infrastructure, communication and centralization of data education in the African continent needs all the resources to evolve towards a better future. In the Democratic Republic of Congo, Startup Schoolap participate through its services to improve education in …

In order to work for the democratization of access to knowledge and employability of young people in the field of ICT across the country, Orange Senegal launches the “PASS EDU”. This new mobile offer offered at a social rate, to all Senegalese students, will allow them to access training content developed by the UVS and …

Presentation of Talenteum and one of its co-founders: Nicolas Goldstein TALENTEUM is a web platform that invests in human capital in Africa and remotely intervenes on behalf of companies around the world. Mainly via teleworking or remote work. One of the co-founders is Nicolas Goldstein, expert in outsourcing for 15 years and well involved in …

A recent World Bank study [1] highlights a “serious crisis in the education and training of young people in Africa” ​​that undermines the growth of the region and harms the well-being of its people. The continent has made significant progress in schooling in recent years. Access to primary school benefits 80% of children, compared to …

South Korean startup Yolk has received a 2019 innovation award for its solar cow. The fruit of a partnership with a Kenyan school, it could eventually encourage strongly the schooling of African children. This while increasing access to electricity for parents. The solar cow project is actually based on a cow-shaped charging station that uses …

On January 2, 2019, Isaac Munyakazi, Minister of State for Primary and Secondary Education, announced the opening of the country’s first software programming school. In an interview with the Rwandan newspaper The New Times, the minister said that a first group of sixty young technology enthusiasts, selected from all over the country, will begin classes …

Orange Middle East & Africa (Orange MEA) and the Virtual University of Senegal (UVS) have just signed a Partnership Agreement to provide concrete and immediate solutions to Africa’s great challenge of training millions of young people and professionals , especially in the digital professions. The UVS is a public digital university whose pedagogical model is …

On the occasion of AfricaCom, Orange presents its latest innovations to democratize access to smartphones, promote e-education and support the ecosystem of start-ups Democratize access to digital In the field of telephony as in many others, Africa has jumped a technological step by moving directly to the mobile. The outlook for the smartphone market is …

The Africa Code Week will be officially launched this Saturday, October 13, at 09:00, at UCAD 2, the objective of this event is: Give African youth access to the tools and IT skills they need to succeed in the 21st century. Contribute actively to the rise of the African digital scene, reveal and support the …

The French computer school network will open an establishment in the smart city of Sèmè City in Benin. Registrations will open on October 6 for a new start in February 2019. The first African campus of the French computer school network, Epitech, will be Beninese. It will be installed in the premises of the ecosystem …

Huawei Technologies and the Ministry of National Education, Vocational Training and Scientific Research have signed a strategic partnership entitled “Morocco Smart Education” to promote ICT skills within universities and also for professionals. To help bridge the gap between the knowledge acquired in universities and the needs of the industry, Huawei has developed the following programs: …

Increased sustainability of the program through its ‘Train the Teachers’ sessions and the development of women’s skills in support of the # eskills4girls initiative. It is on these issues that the Africa Code Week (ACW), will focus for the week of the code 2018. Focusing on activities in these areas, Acw wants to “help overcome …

On 8 August 2018, the Virtual University of Senegal (UVS) and IBM signed a memorandum of understanding for the deployment of the “Digital Nation Africa” program in Senegal. The agreement is part of IBM’s “Digital Nation Africa” program, an initiative launched by IBM, the multinational IT company. It aims to improve digital skills, especially among …

How to help young people and especially women to learn digital skills in Africa? Can we mobilize researchers and IT developers to solve the challenges of our planet? These are the challenges of the partnership between Simplon and the MEAE, to make digital a real development tool. This cooperation is in line with the departmental …

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