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Disrupting Inequality Youth Conference

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Disrupting Inequality “Development and Empowerment” GEM Institute Conference held in Lesotho (Thaba-Tseka)
started with a preconference from the 21st to the 23rd October that entailed training young people in computer programming (coding). In partnership with Africa Code Week, UNESCO National Commission under the Ministry of Education and Paray High Schools.The initiative aims to advance aspirations of developing a generation of young people in Africa who are fluent in computer languages and breaking the digital divide especially in the mountain regions of Lesotho which is a highly marginalized region. The Minister of Education Dr. Mahali Phamotse has hailed this programme as a needed innovative pathway to see Lesotho youth joining the digital community of developers not consumer across the globe. The Ministry of Science and Technology is awarding all participating partners in making coding a reality for the next generation of Basotho youth on the 7th November 2016. ...Read More