A new educational frontier for Africa
EdTech is the use of digital education technology to facilitate teaching and learning. It’s a rapidly expanding sector with enormous potential. Providers around the world are now incorporating education technology into their delivery strategies. The development of mobile technology such as tablets and smartphones offers great opportunities for anywhere, anytime learning. E-learning, m-learning (mobile learning) and online courses have particular potential in areas where access to more traditional forms of education is restricted or non-existent.
A growth area for Africa
With the possibilities it offers for distance and independent learning, EdTech has specific relevance for the continent of Africa, where it’s becoming one of the biggest and most important developing educational markets. A pressing need for high level skills is leading to a rising demand for higher education in a part of the world where traditional education models are not always appropriate. Using education technology in teaching and learning is a way of thinking differently and increasing opportunity.
A flexible approach to learning
One of the major strengths of EdTech is that it can be tailored to meet the different needs …read more
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