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The 2023 Ministerial Round Table Communiqué

The 15th Ministerial Round Table took place in Dakar, Senegal on May 25, 2023, addressing the theme: “Education, Digital Transformation and the ‘Youth Bulge’. African Governments and, in particular, ministers and officials responsible for economic development, technology and education, are at the crossroads of history, facing some fundamental challenges. These challenges are concentrated in three main areas: the digital economy, the education system and […]

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2019 Keynote Speaker: Mahid Abdulkarim’s Journey from Sudan to St. Louis

 What makes students motivated to learn and focus in class? Mahid Abdulkarim speaks on his own experiences at school, and what gave him the motivation to go to school excited as a teenager. Mahid was born in Khartoum, Sudan, in 2004. He graduated from Marble Hill School for International Studies (New York), and currently studies at Washington University in St. Louis. He has attended […]

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Join the Thought-Provoking eLearning Africa Plenary Debate on the Impact of AI on Education in Africa

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become a global force, revolutionising various industries and transforming the way we live, work, and learn. But what about its impact on education in Africa? Are the potential benefits worth the possible drawbacks? These questions will be at the centre of an upcoming debate that promises to be thought-provoking and enlightening. This year’s motion “This House Believes that AI Will […]

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IFEF Joins eLearning Africa as Premium Partner to Promote and Celebrate Francophone Solutions for Education and Training

Senegal, the host country of the Institute of La Francophonie for Education and Training (Institut de la Francophonie pour l’éducation et la formation (IFEF)), a specialized body of the International Organisation of la Francophonie (OIF), is hosting the 16th edition of the International Conference & Exhibition on ICT for Education, Training & Skills Development, eLearning Africa, from 24 to 26 May 2023, under the […]

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What it Takes to Deliver a Sustainable Ed-Tech Ecosystem in Africa.

Africa is a continent with vast potential, yet it faces significant challenges in its education sector—from low literacy rates to limited access to quality education and inadequate resources. In recent years, the potential of educational technologies to address these challenges and improve learning outcomes has become more widely recognized, which is why the EdTech industry is set to grow tenfold by 20301. Yet unlocking […]

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Equal Rights to Quality Education. We All Agree. But How is it Possible?  Has Leap Learning Cracked It?

There are many approaches to combat the challenges of equal rights to quality education. Some fundamental questions we all are facing and reflecting on are like: What does it take to start learning? What inspires kids, youth and adults to learn? What are the minimum things that need to be in place to make learning happen? What are all the challenges on the ground […]

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The world’s largest online empowerment platform supporting learners in Africa

Alison, the world’s largest free online empowerment platform is returning to eLearning Africa, after a successful partnership last year in Rwanda. Alison’s CEO and Founder, Mike Feerick, has pioneered many developments in online learning, establishing that it is possible to make education available to everyone, everywhere with no cost to learners. Transforming Lives in Africa In 2022, the first year of Alison’s partnership with […]

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eLearning Africa 2023: African EdTech Start-ups on Parade

Some of Africa’s most promising start-up businesses in the burgeoning EdTech sector will be proudly on parade at eLearning Africa in Dakar, Senegal from 24-26 May. Event organisers say that their “innovative approach” and imagination will astonish overseas observers and leave them in no doubt about the potential of the continent’s EdTech sector. Start-up companies from Africa’s booming EdTech sector feature in both the […]

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Taking the Lead: Digital Transformation in Learning and Assessment in Africa

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on the education system globally, and Africa is no exception. In response to school closures and lockdowns, many African countries have accelerated their efforts to transition to digital learning. One significant way the pandemic has pushed Africa towards digital transformation in learning and assessment is by highlighting the need for remote assessment options. With traditional in-person […]

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EDTECH – Crossed views between African and French actors

On the occasion of the 18th Summit of the Francophonie, FENI (France Edunum International) signs a collection of expertise on “digital education and training in Francophone Africa”. This document is intended to present a set of crossed views on the various issues around the digitalization of education and training in Francophone Africa. The axes addressed are diverse (inclusion, development, multilingualism, public policies and private […]