the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology (MCIT) of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.
eLearning Africa will showcase the stories, experiences, research, thinking and expertise that make up the complex but thrilling picture of ICT for development, education and training in Africa today, under the overall theme of Enriching Tomorrow.
Above all others, Africa's human capital is its most valuable resource. Individuals are the driving force behind development, innovation and economic growth on the Continent, and access to quality education and ICTs enrich the potential of individuals to empower communities. At eLearning Africa 2015, we will be asking how ICTs can be used today to enhance knowledge, expertise and abilities relevant for tomorrow. How can quality education be provided, designed, implemented, supported and certified for Africa's youth and Africa's workforce?
The 10th eLearning Africa will bring together decision
makers and practitioners from the education, business and government sectors
to discuss, share and act on all themes surrounding access, openness,
digital literacy, culture, pedagogy, sustainability, best practices and
The following subthemes serve as a guide for the research,
stories, thinking, experiences and expertise presented at the event:
Investing in Skills
How can skills training and competency building impact education and the labour market? What can students do to expand their learning beyond the classroom?
Post-2015: Developing and Implementing Policy
What are the essential foundations of sustainable development? Share your expertise in policy development and leadership.
How can ICT support effective pedagogy in Primary Education, in High Schools, Higher Education institutions - and beyond?
The Age of Openness
Contribute your perspectives on the opening up of education, data and knowledge.
Local Cultures, Diversity and ICT
Contribute your inspirational stories charting the successes and challenges encountered whilst developing ICT4E content, projects and services.
Developing ICT Competence
How can ICT increase competence in sectors which intersect with development, education and training, such as agriculture, mining, tourism, peace work and humanitarian response?
Read eLearning Africa 2014: In Review [PDF], to find out more about last year's themes and highlights.