Mar
04
2015

Tablets Instead of Teachers? A Powerful Argument for Mobile Learning in Africa

Inspired by the lack of schooling for over 100 million 1st grade students worldwide, the One Laptop Per Child program embarked on an ambitious project to give laptops to illiterate children in remote villages in Ethiopia with little or no instruction, to see if the kids to learn to read all by themselves by experimenting … Continue reading Tablets Instead of Teachers? A Powerful Argument for Mobile Learning in Africa

Mar
04
2015

Learning English Audio Project

The British Council has begun a project to distribute 500 solar powered mp3 players with English language learning materials into teacher training colleges and schools across Ethiopia. The impact is huge considering the cost of less than 1 GPB per student per year. ¬†250,000 students are being reached and 2,000 teachers are being trained in … Continue reading Learning English Audio Project