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Senegal’s Transition to Renewable Energy and What This Will Mean for Employment Opportunities

During the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) in November 2022, H.E. Aissatou Sophie Gladima, Senegal’s Minister of Energy, shared the country’s plan to transition to renewable energy and cleaner gas-to-power. This strategy aligns with Senegal’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) goals of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 23% and increasing renewable energy to 30% of the country’s energy mix by 2030. By incorporating its […]


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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D-TEACH: Edtech/Learntech: The Impact of an Integrated Ecosystem. What Belgium and Africa Can Offer Each Other

What is the added value of online education and training? The seminar “Edtech/learntech: the impact of an integrated ecosystem. What Belgium and Africa can offer each other” is organized by d-teach from Belgium. The event reaches out to both the participants in the e-learning Africa conference and the academic and economic members of the high-level Belgian Economic Mission to Senegal, which is led by H.R.H. […]

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The Many Faces of Digitalisation of Education

Satu Järvinen is the founder and CEO of SkillSafari. She is also a Doctoral Researcher at IMPDET (International Multidisciplinary PhD Studies in Educational Technology) at the University of Eastern Finland. Satu Järvinen is recognized as a key expert in developing and implementing innovative digital learning solutions for K12 education, especially in the field of skills development and teacher professional development. Her special area of […]

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Extending & Accelerating Equitable & Sustainable Access to eLearning by Radically More Efficient Use of Internet Connections

Roger Clark, Head of Education Technology, ApplianSys. The digital divide between the connected and the unconnected remains. It has widened since the global pandemic. But when it comes to eLearning, there are surprising parallels in the connectivity problems faced by schools everywhere – both urban and rural, in both affluent and disadvantaged areas, on all continents. In January I returned to Washington DC to […]

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Improving Educational Outcomes Through Satellite Connectivity

To be attributed to Debbie Mavis, Director, Avanti Communications Education is a fundamental human right. It shapes minds and lives, builds communities, and stimulates long-term economic growth. So many young people across the world do not have access to this right – without an education, life can be significantly limited. In our increasingly digital world, a huge barrier to education is a lack of […]

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Introducing our first speakers for the eLearning Africa 2023 Conference in May, Dakar

Stay updated to discover an inspirational, multi-layered programme with over 100 speakers from different sectors that will guarantee to bring the overall 2023 conference theme “New Model Learning: Innovating to Become Sustainable, Self-Reliant, Equitable and Resilient” to life.  Our speakers along with their themes for eLearning Africa, the leading Pan-African Conference & Exhibition on digital supported Education, Training & Skills Development, taking place in […]

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Education Meets the Metaverse: Reimagining the Future of Learning

Sheila Jagannathan, Global Head, Open Learning Campus, World Bank, Washington DC The learning industry has come a long way from the PC internet boom that gave rise to eLearning in the late 1990s. The second wave of mobile computing and social media ushered in microlearning through shorter, video-based learning on demand. Industry watchers are now suggesting that the third era of computing is upon […]

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eLearning Africa Debate Keynote Speaker Donald Clark has published a new book ‘Artificial Intelligence For Learning’

AI is clearly the technology of the age. AI is transforming the way we learn and work, according to entrepreneur, professor, speaker, and blogger Donald Clark. He is the CEO of AI learning company WildFire, investor and Board member of PlanB learning, LearningPool and Cogbooks, and recently finished his book “Artificial Intelligence For Learning – How to use AI to support employee development”, published […]


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 […]