In 2007, a project called One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) began developing $100 computers for school children especially in developing countries where poor systems posed a challenge to quality education. The OLPC XO-1, the initiative’s first model was a low-power device with antennas to boost Wi-Fi reception and an interactive Sugar operating system. At its […]
At a packed hall in Lagos, a gathering of education and technology enthusiasts cheered for a milestone moment: the launch of Nigeria’s first book on artificial intelligence for primary and secondary schools. The eight-chapter book illustrated with animations is written by Olubayo Adekanmbi, convener of Data Science Nigeria (DSN). His organisation has taken an active […]
Technology startup Imisi 3D will begin piloting its VR-for-schools project at a public school in Lagos in the coming week, TechCabal can confirm. The project aims to provide an opportunity for measuring the impact of VR-assisted learning on students in Nigeria. While anecdotes abound on how technology can boost education, Imisi 3D hopes to provide […]
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