African journalists want more training, and they want to receive it online. That’s the key takeaway from our survey of nearly 1,100 journalists working across the continent. On May 25, we’ll begin sharing detailed results from our study at eLearning Africa 2016, an annual education and technology conference. We’ll focus on responses from small newsrooms... Read more »
The Africa Talks online training project will focus on skills-based courses that cover topics from fact-checking to digital tools. Learners will enroll in training and access free materials from experts in the journalism industry. The primary goal of Africa Talks is to raise awareness of the complex realities facing Africa. Our training project will contribute directly to this goal by empowering those in the best position to tell the world about Africa’s stories: the journalists on the ground.
This FAQ explores the goals of our e-learning project. We explore the our projects goals and how we plan to achieve them.
Our online survey takes about 5 minutes to complete. If you’re a journalist working in Africa, we hope you’ll take a few moments to share your thoughts.
Africa Talks has always been about providing thoughtful analysis on issues affecting Africa and its global diaspora. Now, we want to help African journalists tell their own stories with a first-of-its-kind e-learning platform.