Introducing ZEduPad – The ZEduPad is an educational tablet tailored to Zambia and designed by inventor Mark Bennett, who has worked in the country for three decades.
Introducing ZEduPad – The tablet is equipped with over 12,000 lessons in nine different Zambian languages. The tablet teaches subjects including English, maths, design, art and music.
Educational tool – The ZEduPad costs $200 each and has a range of teaching materials for educators in remote locations.
Expansion plans – British entrepreneur Mark Bennett worked in the IT department at the University of Zambia before creating the ZEduPad. He hopes to enter other markets in sub-Saharan Africa with his tablet computer.
Opening the information highway – Bennett told CNN that the ZEduPad will help children in Zambia learn vital technology skills in a country where electricity and broadband is scarce.
Learning and playing – The ZEduPad is designed to offer every lesson through each grade of primary school and to meet the requirements of the Zambian national curriculum, according to Bennett.
Life-long learning – The tablet includes educational information for adults on health, farming and financial literacy.