Image: The founders of StudyMate: Rigney on the right and Justine on the left with Tinashe of Techzim In 2016 Rigney Muterisi then a lower sixth student got frustrated by how he had to share a single textbook with 7 other students! This meant each student would only get access to a textbook a few […]
The first thing I should say is that you need to apply by next week Tuesday (3 April 2018)- sorry for the short notice. Now pay attention so you can apply and possibly get the funding and support that will increase your chances of scaling your solution for education across the continent. Injini is Africa’s […]
A South Africa educational technology startup called GetSmarter has been acquired for $103 million in an all-cash transaction. The startup has been acquired by a US Nasdaq listed company called 2U, which offers online degrees. GetSmarter is essentially in the same business as 2U; it partners some of the world’s leading universities in creating online short courses for professionals. GetSmarter shares […]
Mustard Seed generated significant interest among potential investors as well as prospective schools that were keen on integrating the platform with their existing school systems, something which prompted the team to explore the possibility of enhancing the system’s capabilities with options for district and provincial level data collation.
I move that we start and EdTech revolution. We cannot argue with fact that Zimbabwe has one of the highest literacy rates in Africa. Neither can we argue with the fact that Zimbabweans have been known to do great things…outside of Zimbabwe. What we can happily argue about is whether these high literacy levels are […]