Employment Promotion in the Digital "World"

DIG20

Thursday, 24 October 2019
16:30 – 18:00

Description:
Are academic curricula appropriate to address the challenges of the African labour market? If the future of work is more likely to be based on competences, rather than credentials, how can education systems provide workers with the necessary skills for an ever-changing world? Join this lively session to learn about breakthrough initiatives that aim to prepare young people for employment in the digital world.

Speakers:

Erick Gankam Tambo, Pan African University Institute for Water and Energy Sciences (PAUWES), Algeria
Transforming Master Theses into Products and Successful Businesses

Daniel Mlambo, Opportunity Education Foundation Tanzania, Tanzania
Quest Forward Learning: Transforming Education in Africa Using Active Learning

Jide King, WAVE (West Africa Vocational Education), Nigeria
Competency Over Credentials: The Future of Education