For your Friday reading pleasure …
Private education is growing faster than public education in Africa
“With the expectation that one in four young African students—or 66 million—will be enrolled in a private school by 2021, the potential for investment and impact in the sector has “rarely been greater,” a new report declares.”
Alphabet expands in Africa
Google is expanding its Africa initiatives, including the training of 10m people in digital skills, grants and a version of Youtube for low connectivity contexts.
EdTech in Africa: Who Gets it Right?
A few themes and examples of edtech innovations across the continent.
Mobile Learning: Key Principles for Success
A few years ago I wrote a short piece for the Centre for Education Initiatives, also distilling principles from a range of initiatives.
The rise of artificial intelligence in Africa
Examples from agriculture and health sectors, but still interesting.