→ eLearning Africa "Through your Lens" Photo Competition: the winners!
Thank you to all of you who took part in the eLearning Africa "Through your Lens" Photo Competition by submitting a photo or voting for your favourite. We received many outstanding submissions from all over Africa and beyond illustrating how communication tools and information technologies will change the way we work, learn and share information, ideas and projects. Following the jury's careful deliberation and the public vote, we are delighted to announce the winners of the eLearning Africa "Though your Lens" Photo Competition!
The winning photos and the best pictures awarded by the jury will feature in an exhibition at eLearning Africa 2016.
1st place winner
Jamie Stuart, UK
Enchanted Ugandan children learning about polar bears for the first time through their solar-powered projector.
2nd place winner
Jane Nungari, Kenya
Technology provides young people from remote and disadvantaged areas with access to reading materials and to virtual teachers who guide them through their studies. It creates a sense of inclusiveness by bonding them with more privileged children and helps improve basic skills. Learning IT skills also makes them globally competitive.
3rd place winner
Michelle DeFreese, Tanzania
Tanzania's Kadeghe Fue, completed his M.Sc. in Agricultural Engineering in the USA, specialising in agro-informatics and automation engineering. He has developed a tool that enables weather data to be downloaded using any Android smartphone, making it possible to transfer instant rainfall and soil moisture-content data.