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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 [...]

How to upscale the Ahaa-ecosystem?

Due to the COVID-19 situation, schools needed to move towards remote teaching rapidly. In addition, digitalization is putting pressure on the  schools’ curriculums and they are unable to support the digital leaps in the society. The digital transformation in schools requires constant and close support, and to be beneficial, local school processes and practices have to be understood and taken [...]

Schools are reopening – now what?

Now that a new academic term is about to start, the hot topic of the past weeks has been how to proceed with the reopening of schools amid the Covid-19 pandemic, taking into consideration its implications for the population health and education. Among teachers, parents, school leaders, and academic researchers there seems to coexist opposite, but also complementary, opinions. So [...]

August 18th, 2020|1 Comment

How to Organize Distance Education in These Exceptional Times: Three Points to Keep in Mind and One Proposition for a Solution

ORGANIZING DISTANCE EDUCATIN IN COVID 19 COVID-19 is a big threat to societies. The virus has proved to be very diffusive and there is a considerable risk that health sectors' capacity will not be enough if the virus continues to spread freely. In these exceptional times, there is a need for isolating people as much as possible, while societal workforces keep working. In the education sector, this means that in many countries [...]

April 16th, 2020|2 Comments
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