SWAY4Edu – Satellite Way for Education
The project, co-funded by the European Space Agnecy within the the ARTES 3-4 Program (Satcom Applications) and proposed by OPENET (Prime) in partnership with SES, aims at implementing a ICT (Information Communication Technology) satellite network to support three activities :
• Rural Radios: radio services to support the radio stations of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the process of development of rural communities on issues of sustainable agricultural development. The service was developed in collaboration with the Office of Knowledge Exchange, Research and Extension Branch of the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization).
• Electoral eTraining: services of e-learning for Electoral Management Bodies (EMB) of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS). The service was developed in collaboration with ECES (www.eces.eu) – European Centre for Electoral Support – based in Brussels and EFEAC, Ecole de Formation Electoral en Afrique Centrale based in Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of Congo).
• Space4Edu: eLearning services to support and enhance the educational processes in the schools South Africa rural areas. The service has been realized in collaboration with Really to Read / READ Educational Trust (SA).