Higher education and research requires quick and easy access to large amount of information, which calls for an introduction of networked digital technology in this field. Use of ICT applications and e-learning can help universities provide access to information to its students. In a previous blog, we had discussed the challenges faced by universities in introducing ICT and e-learning in higher education in Kenya. Please read the blog here: Information and Communications Technology and E-learning in Higher Education
Nairobi, November 27, 2014 Kenyatta University took pride in receiving the award for having the best ICT programme in Higher Education by the Computer Science Society of Kenya. Kenyatta University Vice Chancellor, Prof. Olive Mugenda received the award at the 19th Annual Kenya ICT Excellence awards ceremony held at the Laico Regency Hotel, Nairobi. Ms. Eunice Kariuki, the Marketing Director of Kenya ICT Authority, stated that the University has been a trendsetter for launching a Digital School for higher education in Kenya.