10 ways to stay connected on Biz during lockdown

10 ways to stay connected on Biz during lockdownSelf-isolation, lockdowns, working remotely and physical distancing can get you down. Bizcommunity is the daily ‘virtual commute’ that brings you closer to 19 industry communities.
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Building businesses that build Africa: Innovation in uncertain times

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markmags via [[pixabay.com Pixabay]]</span>Halfway through South Africa’s unprecedented 21-day lockdown, there’s a lot of trepidation. We don’t even know if the restrictions will be lifted by next Friday,17 April, but what we do know at Henley Business School Africa is that our systems work and our people are energised.
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International study shows where South Africa’s education system needs more help

International study shows where South Africa's education system needs more helpThe Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) is an international comparative study that’s conducted in five-year cycles. More than 60 countries take part in it. For its part South Africa was included in the 2006, 2011, 2016 and upcoming 2021 cycles.
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The Bizcommunity: Not taking lockdown lying down

The Bizcommunity: Not taking lockdown lying downIn true South African spirit, even in times of adversity, daily stories of generosity and ingenuity abound. Never have we been more proud of how business communities are using our publishing platforms than since the outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus.
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Kids can keep learning even during a lockdown. Here’s how

Kids can keep learning even during a lockdown. Here's howSouth Africa, like most countries in the world, has ordered all schools to close to try and stop the spread of COVID-19.
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Mo Salah named first ambassador for Instant Network Schools

Mo Salah named first ambassador for Instant Network SchoolsEgyptian footballer Mohamed Salah has become the first ambassador for Instant Network Schools which aims to give a quality education to refugee and host country students. 20 new Instant Network Schools will be launched this year as the programme prepares to enter Egypt for the first time.
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Mastercard Foundation names 12 African EdTech companies as first fellows

Mastercard Foundation names 12 African EdTech companies as first fellowsThe Mastercard Foundation Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning in Information, Communications, and Technology (ICT) on Friday announced the first cohort of 12 EdTech Fellows – companies that will benefit from the Centre’s support to expand their operations and improve secondary teaching and learning across the continent.
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4 African finalists make the shortlist for Commonwealth Youth Awards 2020

4 African finalists make the shortlist for Commonwealth Youth Awards 2020The 16 finalists in this year’s Commonwealth Youth Awards, including innovators, activists and entrepreneurs from 12 countries, have been announced. All will each receive a trophy, a certificate and £1,000 to expand the scope of their projects.
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Why Kenya is failing to integrate technology into secondary schools

Why Kenya is failing to integrate technology into secondary schoolsKenya’s education ministry has proposed that information and communication technology (ICT) – such as computers, laptops, tablets and cameras – be used to help teach certain subjects and improve how students learn. The technology can, for instance, stimulate creativity, help children understand complex topics and give them tools to learn more independently.
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#AfricaCom: Beyond fintech, where humans and technology meet

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Professor Hanlie Smuts</span>Fintech is the trailblazer for interactions between humans and tech, and learnings beyond that journey can be extended to agriculture, education and healthcare, said Professor Hanlie Smuts from the University of Pretoria’s Department of Informatics.
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