Education

The Mastercard Foundation has launched a new project titled 'E-Learning for Strengthening Higher Education (E-SHE)' in partnership with the Ministry of Education of the FDRE (MoE), Arizona State University (ASU), and Shayashone (SYS) plc. The overall objective of this partnership is to strengthen the higher education system through the use of digital technology for teaching and learning and to equip young people with the skills needed for employability and entrepreneurship.

Mastercard Foundation-Strengthening Higher Education System through Utilization of Digital Technology

 

The Mastercard Foundation has launched a new project titled 'E-Learning for Strengthening Higher Education (E-SHE)' in partnership with the Ministry of Education of the FDRE (MoE), Arizona State University (ASU), and Shayashone (SYS) plc. The overall objective of this partnership is to strengthen the higher education system through the use of digital technology for teaching and learning and to equip young people with the skills needed for employability and entrepreneurship. This envisaged e-learning program intended to strengthen the universities to deliver blended and quality education by adopting appropriate learning management and student information systems in the Ethiopian universities. The program is anticipated to enhance and promote collaboration among universities through resource sharing, experience, and manpower sharing. It enables the best professors in any of the universities in the country to deliver courses and programs through digital platforms to a maximum number of students at minimum cost. The project targets to reach 800,000 students, 35,000 instructors,100 IT support staffs, and 5 resource centers. By doing so, equitable, affordable, and quality education can be achieved. SYS will be reponsible for the technical implementation and overall coordination of the projects.