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Reaping Fruits of Eritrea-Finland Higher Education Cooperation

seminar to access the progress of cooperation between Eritrea and Finland on Higher Education
Eritrea and Finland conducted a one-day seminar to assess capacities built, experiences gained and lessons learned from the three-year cooperation in higher education.

BY SEMIR SEID | SHABAIT

The National Higher Education and Research Institute (NHERI) hosted a dissemination seminar of the Eritrea-Finland Cooperation in Higher Education on Monday the 12th of March.

The one-day seminar at the Asmara Palace Hotel which was attended by higher education officials, Ministers and instructors from both countries focused on reflections about the overall tasks accomplished since the signing of the cooperation deal in November 2015. Continue reading Reaping Fruits of Eritrea-Finland Higher Education Cooperation

Eritrea Institute of Technology EdTech Lab

The Educational Technology Laboratory (EdTech Lab) is part of ICT4EEDU, the Finnish-Eritrean Cooperation Project, designed to strengthen the human and infrastructure capacity of the Eritrean Institute of Technology (EIT).

BY SEMIR SEID | SHABAIT

We think big but we start small”, are the words of Mr. Samuel Tewelde, the director of ICT and Tele Education in Eritrea Institute of Technology (EIT). Thinking big is what everybody does but what makes the difference is taking the initiative to act, to make sure what you think is applicable on the ground. Continue reading Eritrea Institute of Technology EdTech Lab

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