News from eLearning Africa

    • eLearning Africa: Advancing from Abidjan

      eLearning Africa |

      eLearning Africa shows the world “what an exciting, innovative continent Africa is” say the organisers of Africa’s leading conference on technology assisted learning and training, eLearning Africa. This year’s eLearning Africa, which took place in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire from 23 -27 October and focussed on “the keys to the future: learnability and employability” was a “great success,” they say.

    • Africa Gets Sneak Preview of Germany’s New Learning Platform

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      Participants at Africa’s top education and technology conference have been given a sneak preview of an innovative eLearning platform, which is set to be launched as part of the German Government’s digital strategy.

    • French expertise features prominently at eLearning Africa in Abidjan

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      French expertise features prominently in the 2019 edition of Africa’s most respected technology supported education and training conference and exhibition event. This year’s eLearning Africa convenes in Abidjan on 23-25 October under the theme “learnability and employability”. The annual pan-African conference is dedicated to examining the potential for using new communications technologies to spread educational opportunity.

    • German engagement at Africa’s leading conference and exhibition on ICT for education

      eLearning Africa |

      Germany will affirm its strong partnership with Africa, as experts gather to discuss “learnability and employability” at the 2019 eLearning Africa in Abidjan. This year sees the greatest-ever combined German engagement at Africa’s leading conference and exhibition on ICT for Education, Training and Skills Development. Now in its fourteenth year, the event convenes in the Ivorian capital from 23 - 25 October.

    • Learnability and Employability Unlocking Africa’s Future Success

      eLearning Africa | Berlin (GER) / Abidjan (CI) |

      A large youthful population, disruptive innovative technology, and vibrant entrepreneurial activity hold the keys to unlocking Africa’s future success. It’s time to maximise their potential. Join the conversation in Abidjan this year at the Continent’s leading annual eLearning conference to enhance your capacity to contribute to this mission.

    • Learning and Training for Farming and Food: eLearning Africa Launches ‘Agriculture Track’

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      The organisers of Africa’s leading conference on technology assisted learning and training, eLearning Africa, have announced that, for the first time, the event will include a special programme of seminars, discussions and debates about learning and training for Africa’s farming and food sector. The decision reflects the continuing importance of agriculture in African economies, together with new opportunities and challenges for African food producers in an era of rapid technological change.

    • Turning Talent into Skills and Skills into Success

      eLearning Africa | Germany / Côte d’Ivoire |

      As the African continent prepares for a period of profound change, with the launch of a drive to create a common free trade area, increasing exposure to global markets and technological innovation affecting every sector, this year’s eLearning Africa will ask some fundamental questions.

    • Africa’s Top Edtech Conference Issues Call for Papers

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      The organisers of eLearning Africa, the continent’s leading conference and exhibition on learning, training and technology, have issued a ‘call for papers’ from anyone interested in presenting at this year’s event, which will be held in the Sofitel Abidjan Hotel Ivoire in Cote d’Ivoire from 23 - 25 October 2019.

    • Going West: Top Education Conference Heads for Côte d’Ivoire

      eLearning Africa | Berlin, Germany |

      Africa’s leading conference and exhibition on technology-assisted learning and training, eLearning Africa, will head to Côte d’Ivoire next year. Organisers have confirmed that the pan-African conference, which brings together education professionals, technology experts, entrepreneurs and investors for three days of networking, discussions, briefings and debates, will be held in the West African country’s capital city, Abidjan.

    • ‘Fourth Industrial Revolution’: Africa’s Opportunity or a Catastrophe in Waiting?

      eLearning Africa | Germany, Rwanda |

      The world is heading towards a ‘fourth industrial revolution, according to technology experts. But is this good or bad news for Africans? Does it signify the approach of a new age of opportunity, in which Africa will leapfrog its competitors, or is it more likely to be a disaster in which jobs are lost, traditional industries are destroyed and Africa enters a new age of exploitation by western companies in control of frightening new technologies?

    • ‘Pure Inspiration’: Turning Dreams into Reality at eLA Conference on ‘Uniting Africa’

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      Africa’s biggest conference on learning, training and technology, eLearning Africa, will take place in Rwanda this year. Among the keynote speakers at the event, which will be held, under the patronage of the Rwandan Government, in the Kigali Convention Centre from 26 – 28 September, will be some of the biggest names in global education and technology.

    • eLearning Africa: EdTech, Inspiration and African Unity

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      One of Africa’s most inspirational and successful women will top the bill at this year’s eLearning Africa conference in Kigali, Rwanda. A medical doctor, an academic and a businesswoman, Dr Mamphela Ramphele is also the former leader of South Africa’s Agang SA political party and a founder, with her former partner Steve Biko, of the Black Consciousness movement. She heads an exciting list of keynote speakers in a fascinating programme of discussions, workshops and debates under the overall theme of ‘Uniting Africa.’

    • The African View of Silicon Valley

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      What do Africans really think about the grandiose education projects, promoted by outsiders, that promise to transform their lives? In a special debate at this year’s eLearning Africa conference, we will find out.

    • ‘Learning in Context’: eLearning Africa programme announced

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      Details of this year’s eLearning Africa conference, which will take place in Mauritius from September 27 - 29, have been announced, with a comprehensive programme of relevant events all linking under the theme ‘Learning in Context.’ The congress coincides with UNESCO’s International Day of Universal Access to Information.

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