Akanne is an educational technology organisation or educational technology company in Nigeria (edtech for short) that renders, train and promotes the use of technology in education. Akanne provides EduTech services in the areas of training, software production, device deployment, hardware infrastructure setups, audio and video production, kids toys etc. We also showcase different educational technology activities and services rendered by EduTech companies with special interest in Africa. Africa continent in general has been challenged by poor education and under-development in general which leads to abject poverty in the continent.
The continuous advances in technology have led to the appearance of numerous new methods of electronic communication, such as social networking websites, emails, voicemails, and video conferences. It has changed education in so many ways. First, technology has expanded the access to education and there are huge amounts of information (books, images, videos, audio) that are available through the Internet and that will enable you to empower yourself with knowledge. In addition, online courses are on the rise and most of them are free. Akanne is determined to help the African children to leverage the opportunities available in educational technology for speedy development in African region.
Our organisation seeks to help in the development of Africa by promoting educational technologies within this region and also train teachers on how to adopt apply educational technology in classroom. In 2016, the organisation was shortlisted as best EduTech promoter in Nigeria. Recently, we now offer open online courses to help Africans to have access to unlimited learning materials through the internet.
EduTech is supper niche down and its main objective is to bring education to the speed of technology. Edtech companies in Nigeria have developed different kinds of products from software to hardware devices that facilitates learning. EduTech organisations in Nigeria or Africa in general are not left out as they play the role of promoting edtech use in this continent so as to match it with what is obtainable in developed nations like US, UK, Canada, Australia, France, Germany, etc.
Asia countries like China and India are not left out in this struggle too.