A tool is underway that could revolutionize education in Haiti. THESS (Hybrid Technology for Education, Science and Knowledge), is a technology created in Haiti under the supervision of Elisabeth Béton Délègue, the Ambassador of France.
In particular, THESS is a technological platform that helps to facilitate “online education, university governance, educational management, collaborative tools.”Additionally, THESS was created with the hope of improving and growing access to university education in Haiti. The 2016 year will prove useful to figuring out whether the system has true staying power, especially in a country where only 29% of people 25 years of age and above attend a secondary institution.
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