How mobile devices are changing education in Africa

Mobile technology is affecting the quality of education in Africa, including in South Africa, where students use cellphones to chat via text message with math tutors. Experts say the growth of mobile technology on 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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