SchoolNetAfrica is a pan-African education portal for practitioners, policymakers and school communities across the continent with resources in English, French, Kiswahili, Portuguese and Arabic.
SchoolNetAfrica is made up of the African Education Knowledge Warehouse:
- SchoolNet Centre, which has tools and resources to support national SchoolNets
- Policy Centre, which provides resources and studies to support policy development on ICT integration in education
- Learner Centre, which houses resources for learners and provides space for networking and collaboration among young people
- African Teachers Centre, the meeting place for the African Teachers Network
- Gender Watch, which houses gender and ICTs related resources and captures voices of women and girls using ICTs for their advancement
- Innovation Watch, which tracks innovations and innovators to inspire learners and educators in using ICTs for Education
- Campaigns, which include their One Million Computers for African Schools campaign.
Their campaigns include:
- One Million Computers for African Schools
- Global Teenager Project
- Researching ICTs for Education in Africa
- Building African SchoolNet Champions
- Supporting National SchoolNets
- African Teachers Network
- ThinkQuest Africa
- From Guns to Computers
On a personal note, I’m delighted to call as a friend Babacar Fall, from Senegal, one of the governing members of SchoolNetAfrica.