A Network for ICT in Education was launched during 2013 in Kampala, Uganda. The network consists of SIX international organisations - Makerere University in Uganda, Stichting elFL.net - EIFL, Fundacion La Paz in Bolivia, OLE Rwanda, the Open University of Tanzania and the Invention and Technological Ideas Development Organization (ITIDO) - that are responsible for implementing Spider funded projects.
The network was established to facilitate a collaborative platform that enables the network for ICT stakeholders to share knowledge, experience, good practices and resources which will contribute to ICT in Education efforts in general, and specifically to the successful implementation of five Spider funded projects that focus on:
The network is funded by the Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions (Spider) which is a resource centre for ICT for Development (ICT4D) based at Stockholm University that focuses on three thematic areas including education, democracy and health. The Networks for ICT in Education will engage in dynamic activities during 2014 including:
Expected Network outcomes: collaborative platform in ICT in Education as a community of practice sharing good practices, knowledge, resources and expertise within the network and globally.
Makerere University facilitates the network from: September 1st 2013 – October 31st, 2014.