In Tanzania the next International Conference on ICT for Development, Education and Training

In Debates and Public Life

<p style="text-align: left;"><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: small;">eLearning Africa marked its fifth anniversary with a celebration</span></span><strong><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: small;"> </span></span></strong><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: small;">of new ideas and inspirations</span></span><strong><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: small;"> </span></span></strong><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: small;">– as well as a record number of</span></span><strong><span style="font-weight: normal;"><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: small;">1778</span></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: small;"> </span></span></strong><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: small;">delegates from 78</span></span><strong><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: small;"> </span></span></strong><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: small;">countries</span></span><strong><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: small;">. </span></span></strong><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: small;">Staged in the Zambian capital of Lusaka, Africa’s</span></span><strong><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: small;"> </span></span></strong><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: small;">largest conference on technology-enhanced education and training once more brought together senior governmental decision-makers, leading international organisations, universities and companies. With 86% of the participants coming from</span></span><strong><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: small;"> </span></span></strong><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: small;">Africa, the gathering again proved to be a truly pan-African event.</span></span></p><p style="text-align: left;"> </p><p style="text-align: left;"><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: x-small;"><br /></span></span></p>

Mobile Learning, Content Development and Open Source Solutions proved to be some of the most popular topics this year, with practical examples ranging from the use of mobile phones to aid health workers in remote areas to student-generated digital learning materials. You will find a variety of session summaries and participants’ reports on the eLA News Portal.


eLearning Africa continues its journey across the continent in 2011, moving to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. It will strengthen and further expand the pan-African network of practitioners in online education and training. The organizing team are currently working on topics for the 2011 event. A call for papers will be issued in September. 

 

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