Uganda, August 2014 E-learning Africa Conference is a networking event for ICT-based education in Africa. The conference was conducted in Uganda this year, like it is conducted in different African countries for the past 8 years. It calls universities to present papers, conduct workshops and exhibition in an attempt to promote multinational contacts and partnership to enhance knowledge, expertise and abilities. The 3-day conference helps universities explore ways to implement ICT into their education delivery methods.
Nairobi, July 1st, 2014 Kenyatta University launched its Digital School, to provide quality education to meet the growing need for higher education. It is the first university in Central and Eastern Africa to host a Digital School. The programme, as per Prof. Olive Mugenda, Vice Chancellor, will have a combination of digital instruction and live tutorials regional centers in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu, Garissa, Kakamega, Nakuru, Nyeri, Marsabit and Embu.
Nairobi, May 2014Kenyatta University awards a contract to mElimu to supply smartphone tablets and platform for its Digital School. KU in an attempt to make quality education available to the growing demand has taken a step to embrace technology for the cause. The Digital School aims at providing higher education courses, diploma, undergraduate and post-graduate courses to those who cannot take up regular full-time courses. The e-learning platform is capable of delivering quality education to aspirants in a nontraditional way.
Nairobi, October 2013Catholic University of Eastern Africa is one of the most renowned higher educational institutions in Kenya. It has been providing quality education to its students in a variety of different courses and fields. CUEA gives a contract to mElimu for tablets and platforms for its distance e-learning programmes. The aim of setting up this programme is to make higher education available to those who are unable to take up a regular course.
Tanzania, 28th June – 1st July 2013 Tanzania hosts the Global Smart Partnership Dialogue, 2013 at Dar es Salaam. Dr. Mohamed Gharib Bilal, the Vice President graced the opening of the event. The meeting aims to emphasize the need to infuse science and technology in every aspect of the social and economic activities. Smart Partnership Dialogue is organized by the Commonwealth Partnership for Technology Management (CPTM) and Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT). This platform is used by decision makers from public and private sectors to come up with solutions for the social and economic problems of their nations.
Kenya, 3rd April 2013 Pramil Verma, the GM of mElimu meets His Excellency William Ruto, Deputy President of Higher Education, Kenya. The purpose of the meeting was to demonstrate the value of mElimu as a solution to the higher educational institutions. Pramil presented the features and uses of mElimu platform and services that can help universities and colleges in Kenya deliver education with the help of technology. The Deputy President expressed his interest in the solution and appreciated efforts behind it.