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Launch event of EDUPRENEURS

On 31st March 2021, join us for the launch event of Edupreneurs: Networking and Empowering Education Enterpreneurs towards a resilient edtech ecosystem in Southern Africa. The project is funded by the Southern Africa Innovation Support (SAIS) 2. About the project The purpose of this project is to develop a digital business ecosystem in Southern Africa able to leverage the edtech infrastructure [...]

March 17th, 2021|0 Comments

Helping to implement Flipped Classroom at a Finnish University

In 2019, I was responsible to design a self-study course and its materials about Flipped Classroom targeted to the international staff of the University of Eastern Finland. That was one of the most important professional learning experiences I’ve had over here. I didn’t know much about this pedagogical approach. I have attended a course whose teacher used the Flipped Classroom [...]

March 4th, 2021|0 Comments

En route to a sustainable future: Agenda2030-tool by Eduix, HeadAI and Metropolia University of Applied Sciences

For Eduix, this year has already seen some interesting software development with limitless potential. One of such is our current project regarding sustainable development in higher education institutions (HEIs), created in co-operation with our AI-partner company HeadAI, and the Metropolia University of Applied Sciences. In this project, we have created an analysis tool, which can be used to compare project [...]

March 2nd, 2021|0 Comments

Youth Engagement, Participation and Social Innovations in Southern Africa

The UNESCO Regional Office for Southern Africa (ROSA) and the Southern African Research and Documentation Centre (SARDC) has designed programmes around Youth Development and Social Innovations in Southern Africa. The two programmes are youth-led and have been designed through close engagements with youth organisations from several Southern African countries which include Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, Botswana and Zimbabwe. The programmes [...]

January 28th, 2021|0 Comments

The Southern Africa Innovation Support needed visionaries to rethink the business ecosystem in the region. We attended their call.

In August 2020, The Southern Africa Innovation Support Programme (SAIS 2) opened a call for “projects to pilot and validate solutions to make Southern African startup ecosystems more resilient and better able to face an uncertain future”. The context of the call was the fact that Covid-19 has revealed flaws in the worldwide innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem. They challenged applicants to find these [...]

December 14th, 2020|0 Comments

Resilience in education with the Eduditra project

According to Merriam Webster, ”In physics, resilience is the ability of an elastic material (such as rubber or animal tissue) to absorb energy (such as from a blow) and release that energy as it springs back to its original shape.” Due to the current COVID-19 situation, resilience has become an important feature in areas other than physics as well. In [...]

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