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“Ed-tech that doesn’t solve core education challenges is irrelevant”

Interview Education systems Education technology Education technology

Jamie Martin, founder of Africa’s first ed-tech incubator Injini, discusses why education innovation should focus on developing local solutions that tackle major educational challenges directly. Aisha Schnellmann: How would you describe the education challenges in the African countries where Injini is active? Jamie Martin: Someone who is lucky enough to have grown up and been…

Blended learning poised to reshape education in Africa

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Miora Randriambeloma, co-founder of the ed-tech startup Chalkboard Education, explains how e-learning is changing African education for the better. Sabine Gysi: Chalkboard Education conducted a pilot project with the University of Ghana. What did it take to convince the university to adopt the blended learning approach? Miora Randriambeloma: We piloted the blended learning method with…