Internet for Education Initiative
In view of high internet usage costs in Africa, this programme aims to lower internet affordability barriers and expand access to online resources, for students/researchers, who are invested in advancing the education sector through focused research and project efforts.
Application Criteria: Must be an African student or researcher, residing in Africa; Must have an ongoing project/research within African tertiary institution or research institute.
Applications open January 24 each year to commemorate the International Day for Education.
Data for Education Initiative
This initiative is focused on addressing the demographic data availability gaps on education professionals in Africa, to better inform regional/global programme and policy decisions towards advancing the education sector.
Through our partnership with other public and private actors, we are working on developing and implementing a scalable mobile-first data collection framework, aimed at improving the quantity and quality of data on education sector professionals.
Target Launch Date: Dec 2021