The African Digital Schools Initiative

Details of the organization
Civil society entities

Information about the project
The African Digital Schools Initiative
The African Digital Schools Initiative (ADSI) is a comprehensive program to implement digital school development in secondary schools to transform secondary schools into digital schools of distinction. It is designed specifically to build secondary-level student 21st century skills and teachers’ innovative practice in a way that is responsive to the needs of the market place and to the emerging knowledge economies and societies. Starting 2016, ADSI will reach out to 140 schools in Kenya, Tanzania and Côte d’Ivoire. 4200 teachers will be trained through the project, including 1400 teachers in science technology, English and mathematics (STEM) as well as 210,000 students, including 70,000 STEM students.
Regional implementation
  • Africa
Côte d'Ivoire, Kenya
Ongoing from 01/01/2016 to 31/12/2019
MasterCard Foundation, Ministry of Education Kenya, Ministry of Education Tanzania, Ministry of Education Côte d'Ivoire

WSIS information
* Capacity building
  • Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
  • Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
  • Goal 8: Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all
  • Goal 10: Reduce inequality within and among countries
  • Programme