L’appropriation pédagogique des technologies : un processus socioculturel June 7, 2020 No Comments

Fonlon (2010) décrit la culture comme la transformation continuelle de soi et de son environnement. Au 21e siècle, le renouvellement continu de la culture scolaire ne se fera pas en dehors de la société en générale, ni de la société du savoir et des technologies de l’information et de la communication (TIC) sur lesquelles elle repose et qui sont de plus en plus utilisées dans les écoles.

Usages et appropriation des technologies éducatives en Afrique:Quelques pistes de réflexion June 6, 2020 No Comments

Ce livre veut faire état de l’appropriation des technologies, dans divers contextes africains, par les enseignants et les apprenants de l’enseignement primaire, secondaire et universitaire. Pour ce faire, il présente les travaux de chercheurs de différents pays d’Afrique – Bénin, Burkina Faso, Cameroun, Cote d’Ivoire, Mali, Niger et Sénégal.

Ruby: A Novel by Cynthia Bond May 2, 2020 2 Comments

Ruby had stories decades old that she had folded up and tucked away between her spine and her heart…

Writing and sharing human experiences of COVID in East Africa: Call for potential book chapters April 5, 2020 No Comments

Are you experiencing COVID in East Africa and desiring to write and share your reflections? Langaa Research and Publishing Common Initiative Group is preparing a book for this year with about 20 chapters — at least 75% by women. Each chapter is expected to be 5 to 10 pages. Together they will represent diverse situations [...]

Feminist Parenting: Perspectives from Africa and Beyond March 11, 2020 5 Comments

“I am happy to have a chapter (8) in this inspirational book: Feminist Parenting: Perspectives from Africa and Beyond.” Kathryn Toure

The essays cut across racial, gender, queer, and geographical difference, raising difficult questions regarding what it means to parent as a feminist, and how feminism shapes our experiences and aspirations of parenting.
—DR. LYN OSSOME, Senior Research Fellow, Makerere Institute of Social Research, Uganda

True Story November 16, 2019 No Comments

my name is __________ i am your mother i carried you for nine months i went to the hospital about a week after your due date wait wait wait at Z__________ Hospital i was nervous i had not even been registered a woman next to me suggested i go to a nearby clinic and showed [...]

Meet the author and illustrator of “Mary on the Move” October 17, 2019 No Comments

KANSAS CITY, MO — Mary on the Move is a graphic novel, based on the life of Author Kathryn Toure’s mother. Kathryn joins us, along with Illustrator Celeste Wimaru to discuss the inspiration behind the book, how they met and started their collaboration in Kenya, and where you can purchase it.

Une jeune fille sur un bateau ivre: Agathe Uwilingiyimana du Rwanda, par Innocent Butare July 18, 2019 No Comments

Très peu de personnes auront eu à traverser des temps aussi troublés que ceux que vécut Agathe Uwilingiyimana comme Premier ministre du Rwanda avant le génocide. Au sujet de cette femme de tête, ses idées et son action, bien des questions demeurent sans réponse. Qui l’a assassinée et pourquoi ? Aurait-elle tenté un putsch contre le [...]

African Education: Lifelong and Lifewide Learning June 16, 2019 No Comments

This TEDx Talk with Carl Manlan, sharing about learning about resilience and entrepreneurship while “walking down the streets of my neighborhood,” reminds me of my son, walking home from high school in Dakar.

A Step toward Equality and Inclusion: Viewing Education through a Gender Lens, by Pai Obanya April 29, 2019 No Comments

This discussion begins with a clarification of the concepts in the title and goes on to look at the Gender Challenge in access to Education with specific reference to Nigeria and from the ‘meaningful access’ angle. Its main import is an attempt to analyse the Gender Challenge in a holistic sense, while its ultimate intention is to seek ways of reinforcing the role of Counselling in addressing the Gender Challenge as a step towards equality and inclusion in Education, and in society.