DIGITAL REVOLUTION AND CURRICULUM CHANGE IN AFRICA: MATTERS ARISING

John Daagu Iorlaha (PhD), Madugu Ahangba, Adaku Stella Daagu, Emmanuel Egahi

Abstract


A paradigm shift is needed in African education as new innovations are destroying old ways of doing things and smart young innovators are at the forefront of this quiet but historic transformation. Day-by-day nowadays, phenomenal and monumental leaps of unprecedented magnitudes are springing up in astronomical proportions owing to a quantum leap in computer technology. The world has finally metamorphosed into a global village with a seamless dissemination of information at a speed that even lightning is marveled. Dedicated teams of skilled developers and programmers have sprung up in innovation hubs, incubators, and accelerators across the country to build information and telecom solutions that capitalize on the country’s mix of challenges and opportunities. Gradually, distance is no longer a barrier in almost every facet of human endeavours on earth. There has arisen another industrial revolution occasioned by digital revolution and technological innovations that seem to transcend human comprehension. The global education system has witnessed information sharing which has eased educational pursuits and other endeavours. The African continent however seems to be missing out of these global developmental strides that have brought about the ease of doing things. This paper assesses the importance of digitalization revolution and how the African educational system can be repositioned to key into and benefit from this positive technological revolution for positive transformation of the continent and the world at large. 

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Digital, revolution, curriculum, change, Africa.

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