Learning in ContextIn Africa, context is all-important. No-one can afford to ignore it. It is a vital factor in decisions affecting investment, job-creation and development.
In education and training, an understanding of context is essential. As new communication technologies extend the reach of opportunity, it is crucial for educators, policy makers, partners and investors to take account of the local context and conditions.
So what are the main contextual and cultural considerations affecting the development of new opportunities through technology supported learning? How can we localise content to maximise opportunity? How should we apply or adapt technology to meet local conditions and needs? Above all, in an Africa that is changing rapidly, how can we maintain and safeguard our connection to tradition and context?
Read more about the theme of eLearning Africa 2017, Learning in Context, and become involved in shaping the conference agenda by proposing a topic, talk or session by May 2, 2017
About eLearning AfricaFounded in 2005, the 12th eLearning Africa is the leading pan-African conference and Ministerial Round Table on ICT enhanced education and training. The three day event offers participants an opportunity to develop multinational and cross-industry contacts, to create new partnerships, to enhance their knowledge and to acquire new skills.
The conference will bring together leading decision makers, practitioners and experts from the education, government and business sectors to discuss how to shape the future of education and learning on the African continent.
The 12th eLearning Africa will be hosted by the Republic of Mauritius under the Patronage of of the Minister of Technology, Communication and Innovation, Hon. Mr Yogida Sawmynaden and the Minister of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research, Hon. Mrs Leela Devi Dookun-Luchoomun.
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Join us from September 27 – 29, in Port Louis, The Republic of Mauritius and make connections with the key people shaping the future of digital learning on the African continent. Network with over 800 education and ICT decision makers, policy-makers, entrepreneurs and investors from over 80 countries and discover new opportunities for cross-border and cross-sectoral collaboration.
As a participant, you will have access to a broad variety of different formats such as hands-on workshops, plenaries, interactive breakout sessions, discussions and debates, labs, demos and performances.
The accompanying exhibition will allow you to meet leading learning technology providers and some impressive edtech start-ups, as well as help you to find new partners and solutions.
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