Participating Countries: Africa
iEARN works with the Ministry of Education to involve students and teachers in Botswana in global networking projects. They are leaders in health education projects, as well as in cross-cultural, environmental and literary projects.
iEARN works to involve students and teachers in Burkina Faso in global networking projects. The program is based in the capital of Ouagadougou. They are active in French-language projects.
iEARN-Congo works with the Initiatives Jeunes in Kinshasa-Limete to enable young people in the Congo to interact worldwide. They are active in French-language projects.
iEARN Egypt is an officially registered NGO under the name of "Egyptian Educational Resources Association (E-Era)". We serve almost 85 public and experimental schools in all over Egypt. Our partners include the Ministry of Education in Egypt, RITSEC, Integrated Care Society, and many others.
iEARN is working with a number of schools in Ethiopia in partnership with School ICT Clubs in Ethiopia. iEARN-Ethiopia also coordinated the YES (Youth Exchange and Study) program, recruiting and selecting high school students to spend an exchange year in the USA.
iEARN works with the Ministry of Education in Gambia to involve teachers in about 20 schools in collaborative project work. Schools are both in the Banjul area as well as in other cities. Community youth programs are also active in iEARN project work.
iEARN is part of SchoolNet Ghana and is expanding educational networking and professional development in most parts of the country. iEARN-Ghana involves a total of 250 schools in Accra, Kumasi, Cape Coast, Tema and other areas.
iEARN-Liberia is a registered NGO and is working with the Ministry of Youth and Sport through the Federation of Liberia youth (FLY) in developing sustainable empowerment skills training for underprivileged youth in Liberia.
iEARN-Mali is working with the NICER Mali (Network for International Culture and
Education Resource) and the African Teachers Network to expand global project-based learning in Mali. iEARN-Mali coordinates the YES (Youth Exchange and Study) program, recruiting and selecting high school students to spend a year in the USA.
iEARN has worked with the WorLD Program to expand educational telecommunications project work in Mozambique. Approximately 10 schools became involved, working in Portuguese with students in Portugal, Brazil and other countries.
iEARN has worked with SchoolNet Namibia to expand educational telecommunications project work in Namibia. Introduction of computers and internet into over 200 schools since 2000 led SchoolNet to become actively involved in policy-making at the national level in Namibia.
iEARN-Nigeria is leading a national drive for training trainers, professional development of teachers/ educators and curriculum development (for ICTs in secondary education) thus preparing the country for true education in the 21st century.
Schools and youth organizations in Rwanda, primarily in Kigali, Gisenyi and Ruhengeri, are working on projects dealing with technology, civic education and enhancement of girls' education.
iEARN in Senegal is managed by a team of educators, who work closely with the Ministry of Education and other partners. Approximately 20 schools are active participants, working in environmental and other projects.
iEARN-Sierra Leone is a registered NGO that works with schools and other NGOs to provide ICT access and training, as well as skills in music and video production, to young people in Freetown and provincial cities.
iEARN has worked with the Ministry of Education to expand school networking in Tunisia as part of the BRIDGE and CIVICS Projects. These projects were sponsored by the Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs of the US Department of State.
iEARN-Uganda is part of SchoolNet Uganda. A total of over 40 schools and youth organizations in Kampala and other areas are actively involved in iEARN projects, including the Adobe Youth Voices program. School linkage expansion in Uganda has involved piloting wireless technologies in rural areas.