8.3.11

How the African Mobile Revolution is Taking Training Online


Interesting article below and video above showing how the rise of mobile broadband offers a medium for distribution of education and training in Africa.

Organisations in developing nations (like those in Africa) have not been able to leverage web-based technologies to train and develop their people to the same extent as those in developed nations. This is because many developing nations suffer from a lack of fast fixed line internet connections and stable electricity supplies that much interactive e-learning relies upon. That isn't to say that computer-based training isn't used in these countries, but such training tends to be offline, delivered via CD or run over corporate networks...

Full article: http://www.idgconnect.com/idgconnect/blog_abstract/110/david-willis-africa-how-african-mobile-revolution-taking-training-online