Africa's current situation has a parallel in European history - the Reformation and the changes it wrought in terms of language exceptionalism.
The printing press, like the internet, has been revolutionary. But technology alone is not enough – access to to it must be open to ensure its benefits are felt.
A key to the successful growth of Jesuits were handwritten letters – transported through trade ships from India.
Research shows that students feel motivated when they learn more about the struggles and failures of the world's greatest scientists.