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Education Technologies are Keeping Learning Going in Africa

The current COVID-19 crisis continues to disrupt every sphere of our lives, including how we educate our children. Joseph Nsengimana, Director for the Mastercard Foundation's African Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning in ICT, argues that the crisis has "expedited the uptake of educational technologies, and as more parents, teachers, and students are exposed to the potential benefits of e-learning this could represent a real turning point for education" on the African continent. Read more.

Joseph Nsengimana is the Director for the Mastercard Foundation’s African Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning in ICT, based in Kigali Rwanda. The Centre aims to spark innovation and promote promising practices in the use of ICT for teaching and learning and catalyze significant improvements in secondary education across Africa.

“Our aim is to create an active connection between those who need the solutions and those who create them...” – Joseph Nsengimana, Director for the Mastercard Foundation’s African Centre for Innovative Teaching and Learning in ICT, based in Kigali Rwanda.

Mastercard Foundation works with partners to ensure that millions of young people, especially young women, access quality education, financial services, and dignified work.

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