Category: Educational Technology

This category features trends in Educational Technology (EdTech or EduTech).

Impact of COVID-19 on EdTech

Impact of COVID-19 on EdTech

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In every part of the World where Coronavirus has been detected, lockdown has been effectuated on people’s daily routine. Going to school, markets, workplace etc are prohibited in most countries. In Nigeria, education has been affected to a great extent. Meanwhile, technology has come to the rescue for some during this period. For instance, Mastercard…

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Covid-19: Remote learning model state governments should implement

Covid-19: Remote learning model state governments should implement

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Where online learning is simply not a viable option, television and radio, which can be paired with additional learning materials such as text messaging supplements/reminders, digital downloads, low-cost newspaper inserts to maximize student engagement, should and must be considered. The only state that has been able to implement this model in Nigeria is Ogun State.…

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WISE Accelerator Programme for EdTech Founders Open

WISE Accelerator Programme for EdTech Founders Open

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WISE Accelerator help founders from around the world to build and scale innovative edtech solutions that will positively impact learning and the future of work. Founders who are admitted in our one-year program will grow their edtech venture with the support of a community of edtech founders, investors, educators and other education stakeholders from around…

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Six EdTech Startups to Pitch at World Literacy Summit 2020

Six EdTech Startups to Pitch at World Literacy Summit 2020

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Six EdTech startups will get the opportunity to pitch at the World Literacy Summit in the presence of investors, non governmental bodies, educators and learners at the TECH FOR GOOD: FUTURE OF LEARNING. The World Literacy Summit is an Initiative of the World Literacy Foundation, a global non-profit organisation that works to ensure every young…

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Job Alert in EdTech Industry

Job Alert in EdTech Industry

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Job Vacancy Open Employment is currently recruiting for her client with the following Vacancies Industry: EdTech Location: Lagos- Surulere Job Title: Content Editor Subject Category: Mathematics & Advance Mathematics English & Lit-in-English Basic Science, Physics, Biology, Chemistry Basic Technology, information Technology Commercial Art Responsibilities: Taking an all-inclusive perspective of each course, defining where content may…

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Five Nigerian Startups Selected to Pitch at Disrupt Africa’s Startup Summit Kigali, No EdTech Startups

Five Nigerian Startups Selected to Pitch at Disrupt Africa’s Startup Summit Kigali, No EdTech Startups

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From a pool of 100 applications across Africa, 11 startups were shortlisted from six African countries with five Nigerian startups making up the list of African startups. The list of startups cut across edtech, fintech, proptech, agritech, recruitment and waste management. It should be noted there are no edtech stratups in the list of Nigerian startups that…

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See this WhatsApp Platform Where Lives are Being Influenced Positively

See this WhatsApp Platform Where Lives are Being Influenced Positively

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Millions of people are using their phones to just engage in social media life without adding any value to their personal lives. That is the belief of Saeed Muhammed Lawan, the creator of a Library group on WhatsApp, Mind Blowing Network. The MBN WhatsApp group is a platform where you can order for ebooks for…

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Apply for edtech awards

Apply for edtech awards

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The EdTech Awards will serve you in achieving your mission and moving you forward.   The largest and most prestigious awards recognition program in the world dedicated solely to education technology. Recognizing the biggest names in edtech—and those who soon will be. DATES Early Entry (USD $199.00 per subcategory entered) Deadline: Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 11:59…

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Snapplify raises R29m

Snapplify raises R29m

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EdTech company Snapplify has raised $2 million (R29.7 million) to accelerate its international expansion initiatives and advance its data analytics capabilities to enhance classroom teaching effectiveness. Snapplify currently has offices across South Africa, Nairobi, Amsterdam and New Jersey. This round of growth funding will enable the company to gain more customers and increase its market…

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Britain-based edtech firm raises £5.6m

Britain-based edtech firm raises £5.6m

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Zen Educate, a leading digital staffing platform for schools and teachers has announced on Tuesday that it has raised £5.6m of funding which was led by Brighteye Ventures, Europe’s largest EdTech VC. Other investors include Adjuvo, the UK investment syndicate and Nick Hungerford. Since its launch in 2017, Zen Educate has provided schools and teachers…

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