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SchoolNet/iEARN-Uganda presents at the eLearning Africa 2012

June, 3 2012

eLearning Africa  is the Africa Continent’s premier annual conference on ICT-enhanced learning. The annual eLearning Africa conference is the key networking event for practitioners and professionals from Africa and all over the world and provides opportunities for showcase a wealth of proposals that stimulate thought and discussion. This year's conference, which was held in Cotonou, Benin, from 23rd25th May, attracting close to 1500 participants from Africa and beyond with a total of 66 countries represented.

SchoolNet/iEARN-Uganda was represented at the conference by Allan Kakinda from SchoolNet/iEARN-Uganda and Chebet Milton from Gayaza High School, Uganda.

Milton Chebet, Gayaza High School run a demo session entitled “One Computer Per Classroom Model” where he shared his school’s experience in equipping each classroom with a networked computer, connected to the internet, and how this has facilitated better interaction between the learner and teacher throughout the learning process. In addition, the implementation of cyber digital science software was also very successful.  The ‘one computer per classroom model’ has been very successful in enhancing learning at Gayaza High School.

Allan Kakinda, SchoolNet/iEARN-Uganda chaired the youth session entitled “How Technologies Support Young Africans to Live, Learn, Love and Succeed” where youth at the conference exchanged ideas on how they use, experience and appropriate technologies in ways in which they believe are helpful to them. He was also part of the “Managing Conflicting Stakeholder Perspectives on Mobile Learning: A Role Play Session” a session on fostering favorable policies for mobile learning in Africa.

SchoolNet/iEARN-Uganda is always happy to represent the iEARN family at the annual event; showcasing the true spirit of learning with the World and not just about it.  Check out photos from the event below.

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