What is the Project all about?

Fast tracking the adoption of information technology (ICT) across the continent.

Aims and Objectives

Aims to harness ICT technology to improve the quality of teaching and learning in African primary and secondary schools in order to equip young Africans with the knowledge and skills that will enable them to participate confidently and effectively in the global information society and knowledge economy.

What is happening in the programme?

Finance is being mobilized for a multi-country and multi-stakeholder project to rollout ICT to African primary and secondary schools.

What progress has been made so far?

  • 103 demonstration e-schools in 17 African countries have been supported. To date, over 80 demonstration NEPAD e-schools have been implemented.
  • At the country level, NEPAD Nigeria in collaboration with Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) office, has been involved in the Interactive Learning Network (ILN) pilot project, aimed at actualizing the e-learning policy of the Government, located in major cities (Lagos, Abuja, Kano, Kaduna, Enugu and Ibadan).In year 2012, the decision to hand over the infrastructures to host institutions for management and optimization was taken.

The Team

  • Dr. Edmund Katiti. He is the head of the NEPAD e-Africa Programme at the NEPAD continental office.
  • At the country level, Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) is the implementing agency for the project, while NEPAD Nigeria serves as the facilitator.
 

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