NETWORKING EVENT: ICT for Development, Education & Training, May 24-26, 2016

eLearning Africa

eLearning Africa is the key networking event for ICT enhanced development, education and training in Africa. As the largest conference of its kind, the three-day event is a must for those wanting to develop multinational, cross-industry partnerships and contacts whilst sharing knowledge and learning new skills.Taking place in Cairo, Egypt, the 11th eLearning Africa will bring together decision makers and practitioners from across the education, business and public sectors to debate, share and take action on all themes surrounding access, openness, skills, pedagogy, sustainable development, best practice and more.

Main Facts:

·         eLearning Africa is the largest gathering of eLearning and ICT supported education and training professionals in Africa, enabling participants to develop multinational and cross-industry contacts and partnerships, as well as to enhance their knowledge, expertise and abilities.

·         At eLearning Africa 2015, 1,389 education and training practitioners, experts, researchers, newcomers and providers from 68 countries gathered during the three conference days at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 83% of the participants came from sub-Saharan Africa. The conference programme featured the work of 249 speakers addressing all forms of technology-enhanced learning and including a rich mix of themes, topics and a variety of session formats.

·         Delegates are high-level policy and decision makers and practitioners from education, business and government - the three key areas driving eLearning adoption and innovation.

·         The conference programme includes plenary sessions with world-class experts, smaller presentation and special focus sessions, practical demonstrations and debates on specific topics, as well as various informal networking opportunities in which practitioners share their experiences, ideas, new information and perspectives. The conference is held inEnglish, French and Arabic.

·         An exhibition and demonstration area accompanies the programme, where leading international eLearning manufacturers, suppliers and service providers present their latest products and services. Every year, participants evaluate the exhibition as a critical meeting point for professional interaction within the conference.

·         A full-day programme of workshops conducted by leading eLearning practitioners precedes the event. These small, intensive sessions offer attendees a unique opportunity to fine-tune their skills and acquire new ones.

·         A number of special events take place alongside the conference, such as product launches, special interest group get-togethers, sponsored workshops, best practice showcases and meetings.

Originally published by: eLearning Africa

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