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The eLearning Africa conference was held in Lusaka, Zambia in May. Here are some stats on the conference:

eLearning Africa 2010 in a nutshell

1778 participants from 78 countries, 86% from Africa

323 speakers and chairpersons from 50 countries, 65% from Africa

16 ministers and one head of state from 9 countries (Angola, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe)

52 journalists from 5 countries (Germany, Kenya, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe)

52 exhibitors from 16 countries

Mobile Learning, Content Development and Open Source Solutions proved to be some of the most popular topics this year, with practical examples ranging from the use of mobile phones to aid health workers in remote areas to student-generated digital learning materials. You will find a variety of session summaries and participants’ reports on the eLA News Portal.

eLearning Africa continues its journey across the continent in 2011, moving to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. It will strengthen and further expand the pan-African network of practitioners in online education and training. The organising team are currently working on topics for the 2011 event. A call for papers will be issued in September.

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  1. […] e-Learning Africa 2010 provided strong evidence that mobile learning is already a very significant delivery medium now in Africa, mainly for non-formal and vocational learning, despite limitations on bandwidth, cost and the fact that most users do not have smart phones. However, mobile learning remains more accessible than learning through Internet-linked personal computers for all except a minority in Africa. […]


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