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ADEA 2021 High-Level Policy Dialogue Forum

NBA will be presenting key findings from our forthcoming TVET EdTech report at the ADEA Policy Dialogue Forum on “Rethinking the role of Skills Development in future work and lifelong learning, in light of digitalization and 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR)”. Join us on 8 July for the presentation, titled Quality – Unleashing the power of educational technology (EdTech) in TVSD.

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Webinar: OER in EdTech

Neil Butcher participated in a panel dissecting the future of open educational resources in Africa. Africa is fast embracing EdTech. More companies are joining the race to become the number one provider of online education. Does open licensing of study materials offer greater returns to companies and their students, or is it an obstacle? 



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Celebrating OERth Week

WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET) and OER specialists are highlighting OER efforts taking place in a variety of locations and spaces here on Earth. Neil Butcher made a presentation on our work with UNESCO's ICT Competence Framework for Teachers. Join NBA, OER Africa, and WCET in celebrating OERth Week. Let us know what you are doing to promote OER to make education more achievable and equitable worldwide.

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Storybooks by and for children: The experience of Soma Book Café in facilitating children’s creativity

Soma Book Cafe in Dar es Salaam is a readership promotion space and innovative co-creation hub for literary expression and multimedia storytelling approaches. It provides different arenas for literary expression and discourse; promotes reading for pleasure and encourages independent pursuit of knowledge. Soma, which means read or learn in Kiswahili, is an apt name for an organization that strongly encourages both.

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