Thursday, August 30, 2007

Intriguing links related to eLearning and development

It's been far too long since I blogged, and to get myself back into the habit I'd first like to share with you a set of interesting links I've come across recently.

ICT in schools
Raising school standards: setting up computer labs with refurbished equipment - another interesting initiative coming from Schoolnet Namibia

Prizes for excellent projects
Les Trophées du Libre: prizes for free software for multimedia, education, eGovernment
The eLearning Awards: a competition for schools and teachers running good ICT in education projects

ICT and democracy
Citizens' guide to bypassing internet filters (PDF) - essential bearing in mind the situation in Burma (via dGCommunities)

Science and ICT
Catch a star competition - launched by the European Organisation for Astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere.
Xperimania - a competition for students to design experiments relating to chemistry and materials.