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Why is the “m” in mLearning important?

42% of African children will drop out of school before finishing their education; currently only 49% of all children will attend secondary school across the world. While there are many compelling reasons for this happening, one of the overriding ones remains ease of access to education. Enter the mobile device. The ubiquitous nature of mobile… Continue reading Why is the “m” in mLearning important?

Social & Human Development

Distance Learning – still a distant possibility?

The modern day classroom is a 300 year old legacy of the British Empire. They needed to manage a global enterprise without telephones or computers. What they needed was people with the exact same training and skills; people who could read, write and do arithmetic – enter the school. This is a system that has… Continue reading Distance Learning – still a distant possibility?