According to Toyosi Akerele-Ogunsiji, Founder of Rise Labs and CEO of Passnownow, the future of edtech is dependent on politicians. Toyosi was speaking at the TechCabal Townhall on Education and The Future of Work.
Andela is looking for talented, ambitious women with an interest in tech who are looking to become world class developers.
The service will give schoolchildren access to locally developed educational materials online for $2 a month.
The successful bidders will be required to roll out the trial phase of the programme in 150 schools across the country.
Of the ten bids that were expected by the Friday deadline, one was time barred and another was withdrawn, leaving eight bidders in the race for the US$ 167 million Digital Literacy Programme.
The laptops are the core of the Government of Kenya’s Digital Literacy Programme, which will see educational content digitized and delivered to primary school pupils. The first batch of devices will be delivered in July.