How mobile devices are changing education in Africa

In Africa, mobile technology is affecting the quality of education, including in South Africa, where students use cellphones to chat via text message with maths tutors. Experts say the growth of mobile technology in the continent is helping schools overcome challenges, such as limited access to resources and electricity. Mobile technology also provides greater access to books and other educational resources for students and more opportunities for professional development for teachers.

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