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University of Eastern Finland to Develop Learning Environments in Eritrea

Finland funds EIT ICT expansion
ICT4EEDU – a project funded by the Finnish Ministry of Foreign Affairs to strengthen the capacity of information and communication technologies of higher educational institutions in Eritrea

By University of Eastern Finland (UEF),

The Strengthening ICT in Education in Eritrea project run by the University of Eastern Finland School of Computing enhances the use of information and communication technology and develops learning environments at Eritrean Institute of Technology, EIT.

The selection of courses offered for the EIT staff will be expanded during this February. This week, a course focusing on the production of digital educational materials was launched, and next week will witness the beginning of a course focusing on the technical aspects of learning environments and the distribution of digital materials. Continue reading University of Eastern Finland to Develop Learning Environments in Eritrea

“If We Teach Today as We Taught Yesterday, We Rob Our Children of Tomorrow”

An evaluation meeting between the Commission of Higher Education, RORA Eritrean Digital Library, and deans of colleges have been taken place to assess the development of their respective digital library infrastructure.

By Rediet Kifle,

This quote, which was told by John Dewey, was the center message during the recent evaluation meeting of the digital libraries established across Eritrean colleges. The message was clear: we shall make a paradigm change on the way we give education to our college students, which eventually translates on improving the overall education, hence development, of the nation.

This use of technology is the best way to mitigate the shortages of books, libraries, and educators in our schools and colleges. It is also the best way to integrate world class digital educational materials that are available at various open online sources into our education. Continue reading “If We Teach Today as We Taught Yesterday, We Rob Our Children of Tomorrow”

መንእሰያት ህግደፍ ጨ/ሰሜን ኣመሪካ፡ ንፕሮጀክት “ሓደ መንበቢ ታብለት ንሓደ ተመሃራይ” ዝውዕል 33 ሽሕ ዶላር ወፍዮም

The development of digital libraries in all higher learning institutions in Eritrea is taking shape with the launch of a national platform for digital resources known as the ‘RORA Eritrean Digital Library’ project. The success of this digital information sharing program will reform the way education is delivered in Eritrean higher learning institutions.

ካብ ሓዳስ ኤርትራ

ሳተፍቲ መበል 11 ዋዕላ መንእሰያት ህግደፍ ጨንፈር ሰሜን ኣመሪካ፡ ኣታዊኡ ንፕሮጀክት “ሓደ ኤለክትሮኒካዊ መንበቢ ንሓደ ተመሃራይ” ዝውዕል 33,275 ዶላር  ወፍዮም። ብምትሕብባር ኣባላት ሃገራዊ ሽማግለ ኤርትራውያን ኣሜሪካውያንን መንእሰያት ህግደፍ ኣብ ሰሜን ኣሜሪካን ምስ ማእከል ምርምርን ስነዳን ህግደፍ ኣብ ምፋርቕ 2012 ብውሱን ዓቕሚ ዝተጀመረ ፕሮጀክት “ሓደ መንበቢ ንሓደ ተመሃራይ”፡ ሎሚ ኣብ መላእ ዓለም ዝርከቡ ኤርትራውያንን ሃገራውያን ውዳበታትን ንምዕዋቱ ብንጥፈት ይሳተፉ ከምዘለዉ፡ ዛጊት ድማ ካብ ዋሽንግተን ዲሲ፡ ከተማ ቺካጎን ለንደንን ኣስታት 500 መንበቢ ታብለትታት ተላኢኹ ኣብ ዝተፈላላየ ኮለጃት ዝርከቡ ተመሃሮ ተጠቀምቲ ክኾኑ ምብቅዖም ይፍለጥ። Continue reading መንእሰያት ህግደፍ ጨ/ሰሜን ኣመሪካ፡ ንፕሮጀክት “ሓደ መንበቢ ታብለት ንሓደ ተመሃራይ” ዝውዕል 33 ሽሕ ዶላር ወፍዮም

Technology to Enhance Education in Eritrea: Digital Library with e-Reader Tablets

The development of digital libraries in all higher learning institutions in Eritrea is taking shape with the launch of a national platform for digital resources known as the ‘RORA Eritrean Digital Library’ project. The success of this digital information sharing program will reform the way education is delivered in Eritrean higher learning institutions. (Photo: Tomohiro Ohsumi / Bloomberg)

By Rediet Kifle,

The “Reach” and “Rich”, in other words, the “quantity” and “quality” of resources is a logical paradox to attain simultaneously without the application of technology to mitigate the two ends. This context is even truer in the education sector where the expansion of education strains its quality and vice versa. Hence, the integration of digital technology with education, in a form of open source education, is becoming trend now worldwide in order to extend access while maintaining the quality of education.  Continue reading Technology to Enhance Education in Eritrea: Digital Library with e-Reader Tablets