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eLearning Africa 2015 Conference and Report

 
eLearning Africa 2015 Conference and Report

eLearning Africa 2015 Conference and Report

The eLearning Africa conference forms part of a decade-long series of events concerning the role of ICT on development, education, and training.

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Jointly hosted by the African Union and Ethiopia’s Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, this year’s eLearning Africa event took place from 20-22 May in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Close to 1,400 delegates from 68 countries attended the event, themed “Enriching Tomorrow”.

Associate academic officer at the United Nations University, Dr Erick Tambo, a conference speaker and session chair at this year’s event, says eLearning Africa’s convening power is its strength.

“The eLearning 2015 Africa was particularly interesting because of the multiple sessions bringing together policy makers and practitioners,” Tambo says.

“The several sessions dealing on educational technologies in context of health, vocational teaching, agriculture, entrepreneurship, technology and innovation hub, evidence based research, mobile learning, open educational resources provide participants opportunity to discuss on state of art of methods, process and tools, networking and sharing of experience and practices.”

Download the eLearning Africa Report 2015 to learn more about Africa’s outlook on the role of technology in development and education.

[Image credit: E. G. Tambo]

 
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