ICT4EEDU

ICT4EEDU

ICT4EEDU is a project developed by the University of Eastern Finland that aims to strengthen the human and infrastructure capacity of the Eritrean Institute of Technology

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    ICT4EEDU is a project developed by the University of Eastern Finland that aims to strengthen the human and infrastructural capacities of the Eritrean Institute of Technology to create and distribute electronic learning resources and services that are pedagogically sound and locally relevant so that the EIT can take an active and informed role in the use of ICTs to address the Eritrean development and education priorities. The project will include purchasing the necessary equipment to establish a resilient wireless network and an Edutech lab at the EIT. ICT4EEDU will focus on training EIT staff and supporting the implementation of curricula changes by having UEF experts participating in newly created modules. The project includes two learning visit to Finland for EIT staff to learn from Finnish practices, companies, and institutions. As well, participation in International forums will be supported to link the EIT to existing African and global ICT initiatives. By the end of the project, the EIT will have a resilient wireless network, a flexible Edutech lab, improved teaching, and learning methods, and trained staff to make effective use of the newly available resources in their academic duties.

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    Organization

    University of Eastern Finland

    Location

    Eritrea

    Creation date

    2016

    Project category

    E-education

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