Recent news

Conference sneak preview

GoFluent: Communication Without Borders: Unlocking Africa’s Talent Through Accessible Language Training FOR ALL

It is crucial to start bridging gaps today to bring about meaningful change in the future. Africa’s share of global trade is only 3%, even though the continent has more than 17% of the world’s population, according to The World Bank. Proficiency in English is highlighted as an important factor in attracting foreign investment, with companies preferring to invest in countries where they can […]

Conference sneak preview

Focus Education: Leapfrogging into Limitless Learning

The great Nelson Mandela once noted that “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”. For the continent, education today still remains one of the greatest challenges facing many parts of Africa. Almost everything necessary to provide quality education is in short supply — teachers and teacher training, classrooms, and relevant and up-to-date educational materials. As a consequence, […]

Conference sneak preview

atingi: The Digital Learning Platform atingi and its eAcademy Initiative: Addressing the Skills and Training Shortage in Tourism and Hospitality Post-COVID-19

The COVID-19 crisis has left millions of people in the tourism and hospitality industry without work, with many workers leaving the industry altogether. As a result, the industry faces major challenges, including a shortage of skilled workers in the post-pandemic era. Furthermore, many workers do not have formal education certifications and cannot prove their competencies and skills to potential employers. The eAcademy Tourism and […]

Conference sneak preview

EduTech Global: Democratizing Global Education Through Technology

Inaccessibility to education is an enduring issue that affects millions of people globally. The gap in education accessibility is particularly evident in developing countries, where poverty, inadequate infrastructure, and other socio-economic factors often limit the availability and quality of education. Lack of education poses a threat to opportunities for socioeconomic advancement by limiting innovation and productivity, creating a cycle of poverty, and contributing to […]

Conference sneak preview

Empowering the Future of Education: Presenting TooShare: Platinum Sponsor of eLearning Africa 2023

Senegal will host the most anticipated education conference on the continent. On May 24 – 26, 2023 at the Abdou Diouf International Conference Center (CICAD), many experts and guests from all over the world will meet in the capital of the country of Teranga. This year, the chosen theme is: “New learning model: Innovating to become sustainable, autonomous, equitable and resilient”. The panels, sessions, […]

Conference sneak preview

Namecoach: Name Mispronunciations: Avoiding Microaggressions in Higher Education

“A person’s name is the sweetest and most important sound in any language.” – Dale Carnegie Why? Because our names are our identities. They’re the very foundation of who we are andeverything builds upon them. A small-scale Say My Name study by the British Academy recentlyfound that students see proper name pronunciation as a sign of respect, equality, and inclusivity.Imagine how students feel when […]

Conference sneak preview

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 […]

General

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 […]

Conference sneak preview

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. […]

Conference sneak preview

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 […]