Showing posts with label African education. Show all posts
Showing posts with label African education. Show all posts

Sunday, October 31, 2010

The Knowledge Channel - African education

The Knowledge Channel (TKC) is an educational television and Internet channel that enlightens and empowers high school and university students, professionals and artisans across Africa. This channel is a training outreach for individuals interested in developing and maximizing their knowledge, skills and potentials through flexible TV friendly training programs.

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

AABS - Association of African Business Schools

From AABS site:

To promote excellence in business and management education in Africa by supporting graduate business schools through capacity building, collaboration and quality improvement.

By training current and future leaders in their home markets, business schools in Africa play a critical role in laying the groundwork for private sector development. Its programmes build effective business schools in order to improve the practice of management in African organisations and to enhance the relevance and contribution of business schools to policy debate on African development research and policy development. AABS demonstrates our members’ commitment to increase significantly the contribution that business schools make to the economic and general development in the African continent.

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

ILC Africa - African private sector education

About ILC Africa

ILC Africa was founded by two University of Pennsylvania alumni who went on to secure Masters in Science degrees from Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania respectively.

To date, ILC Africa has served approximately 140 students and 17 institutions with backgrounds from Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Guinea-Conakry, Mozambique, Senegal, Haiti, India, and the United Kingdom.

The vision of ILC Africa is to form an educated cadre of students with a global skills-set to increase and promote African values while developing Africa.

Tuesday, August 5, 2008

School Net - Africa Education Knowledge Warehouse

The African Education Knowledge Warehouse (AEKW) is a pan-African education portal which services African SchoolNet practitioners, policymakers and school-based communities on ICTs in education across Africa.

Home: SchoolNet Africa information and website tools.
SchoolNet Centre: SchoolNet Centre has tools and resources to support national SchoolNets.
Policy Centre: The Policy Centre provides resources and studies to support policy development on ICT integration in education.
Learner Centre: The learner centre house resources for learners and provides space for networking and collaboration among young people.
African Teachers Centre: The meeting place for the African Teachers Network.
Gender Watch: Gender watch houses gender and ICTs related resources and captures voices of women and girls using ICTs for their advancement.
Innovation Watch: Innovations and Innovator to inspire learners and educators in using ICTs for Education
Campaigns: Take part in our One million computers for African Schools campaign!

Friday, May 30, 2008

Next Einstein

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NextEinstein is a program that enables Africans to develop as independent, creative problem solvers and teachers. Grants and scholarships allow students throughout Africa to attend the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences and apply their knowledge for a better continent.

Thursday, April 17, 2008

African Virtual University - higher education in Africa

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The African Virtual University (AVU) is a Pan African Intergovernmental Organization whose aim is to significantly increase access to quality higher education and training through the innovative use of information communication technologies.

As an African organization, the AVU has a mandate to increase access for tertiary education and trainning using Open Distance and eLearning (ODeL) methodologies.

The AVU headquarters is situated in Nairobi, Kenya and a regional office is based in Dakar, Senegal in West Africa.

Friday, March 21, 2008

Uganda Management Institute - UMI


Uganda Management Institute (UMI) is the national centre for training, research and consultancy in the field of management and administration.

The Institute is located at plots 44-52 on the Kampala-Jinja Road about two miles from the centre of Kampala. The Institute began training operations in 1969 under the name Uganda Institute of Public Administration. The Institute is governed by a Council with a Chancellor as the titular head of the Institution. | read more »

The 3rd International Conference on ICT for Development, Education and Training - May 28 to 30 2008

eLearning Africa
addresses the whole of Africa. A rotating event hosted by a different African government every year, it supports and reinforces the growing pan-African eLearning community. Through its Open Call for Papers, resulting in the engagement of a widely distributed international community of experts, industry partnerships, governments, initiatives on the ground, and the development partner community, a solid capacity-development framework has been established.

Thursday, February 28, 2008

Uganda National Academy of Science - Science for prosperity

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The Uganda National Academy of Science (UNAS) was launched on 20th October 2000 in Kampala.

UNAS brings together a diverse group of scientists from the physical, biological and social/behavioral sciences, working together in an interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary manner.

The main objectives of UNAS are to:

1. Provide an independent forum through which scientists can exchange ideas, knowledge and experiences.

2. Promote and foster the growth of the scientific community in Uganda.

3. Encourage, stimulate, design and coordinate interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary scientific research and development.

4. Get involved in the planning, convening and co-ordination of scientific education programmes and help in the development and nurturing of high-level scientific and technological manpower in Uganda.

5. Establish a regular award scheme for recognition of outstanding achievements in science and to advocate for proper, safe and ethical exploitation of science and technology in national development.

Sunday, February 17, 2008

Leap Africa - African leadership training

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LEAP provides leadership training programmes and executive coaching services for business owners, social entrepreneurs and youth. LEAP also invests in continuous research on leadership development in Africa. LEAP’s approach to cultivating leadership skills is unique.

LEAP’s success is linked to the practical changes that its participants are able to make in their lives, their companies and communities. As a result, LEAP actively monitors the progress of its participants, as they strive to become change leaders in Africa.
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