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The Togolese Kekeli Lab Association Presented Its Virtual Library “KEKELITHEQUE” In Paris

The Togolese Kekeli Lab Association presented its virtual library “KEKELITHEQUE” at the headquarters of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in the French capital. From 26 to 30 March 2018, members of the association participated in the Mobile Learning Week organized by UNESCO and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

“This virtual library has the distinction of operating offline, that is to say without being connected to the Internet. Beyond the KEKELITHEQUE tool, our association wants to promote another way of teaching and learning while promoting local content “said Kwéla-Sansi BINDIKA, the International Development Manager of the association committed to educational use information and communication technologies. “KEKELITHEQUE gives schools greater accessibility to educational resources, time savings and preservation of documents,” she continued.

“The week of mobile learning has strengthened us in the idea that our virtual library project is adapted to the context of education in Africa and particularly in Togo. It has also allowed us to better understand the issues related to digital development, including the protection of users’ personal data, “insisted Florentin AKIBODE, Head of Legal and Digital Affairs.

“Skills for a Connected World” was the theme that mobilized education stakeholders for UNESCO’s flagship event in the field of information and communication technologies (ICTs). Defining and integrating digital skills, reducing gender inequalities and anticipating changing skill needs were among the topics discussed at this international conference.

Remember that the virtual library KEKELITHEQUE is part of a pilot project in the school Folly-Baby Lomé, the Togolese capital. This pilot project trained 20 teachers and 21 students on the pedagogical use of ICT.

KEKELI LAB is a non-profit organization based in Togo. It works for the pedagogical integration of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in education and training to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal 4. KEKELI LAB also wants to contribute to the access of all to quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities.

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