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Eritrean Engineering Students Create a Low Cost, Low Power Computer

EdTech Lab at the Eritrea Institute of Technology grows

Five Engineering students from the Eritrean Institute of Technology (EIT) created a computer using a 3D printer and EdTech Lab’s Raspberry Pi. The EdTech Lab is a concept conceived as part of ICT4EEDU, the Finnish-Eritrean Cooperation Project. This project is designed and managed by ICT & Tele-Education Center of Eritrea Institute of Technology (EIT) in partnership with University of Eastern Finland (UEF).

BY ANDRES MORENO

It was more than two years ago that we prepare the plan for the project, and now I get to see where we are and reflect where we need to go. Two years ago there was not edTech lab at the Eritrea Institute of Technology (EIT). I was afraid of pushing it too much. Just because we have one in Joensuu, it does not mean that it would work here. The Eritrean context is so different to the Finnish one, so many things could go wrong unexpectedly. Continue reading Eritrean Engineering Students Create a Low Cost, Low Power Computer

ICT4EEDU – Strengthening ICT in Education in Eritrea

A three year project launched in collaboration with government and Universities of Finland aimed at strengthening the human and ICT infrastructure capacity of the Eritrean Institute of Technology (EIT).

By University of Eastern Finland,

The ICT4EEDU aims at strengthening the human and infrastructure capacity of the Eritrean Institute of Technology (EIT) to create and distribute electronic learning resources and services that are pedagogically sound and locally relevant, so that the EIT can take an active and informed role in the use of ICTs to address the Eritrean development and education priorities. Continue reading ICT4EEDU – Strengthening ICT in Education in Eritrea