By Walter Baets. As the online education race heats up, African institutions of higher learning need to consider what  their legacy will be. Nowadays having an online  learning option if you are an institution of higher  learning is de rigueur.
And if part of that option is free to access, even better. On this continent, with its dire need for education and skills, it should be more than mere etiquette. It should be an imperative, and could well herald a new era for the way Africans engage with education - if it is done right.
The shift to empower people with accessible knowledge is well under way in Africa. A new report by eLearning Africa says that many educational institutions on the continent are embracing ICT in the dissemination of learning materials in some shape or form. Read more...