How Open Universities are Transforming Africa's Higher Education


Thursday, 24 October 2019
14:30 – 16:00

Session with simultaneous French/English interpretation.

Room: Auditorium

Distance education has undergone a rapid change. This session will explore how higher education institutions are implementing strategies to use innovative technologies in order to accommodate the maximum number of students while improving the quality of learning.


Kader Kaneye, African Development University - ADU, Niger


Salha Mohammed Abdo, Open University of Sudan, Sudan
Transformative Technologies Tools - A Case Study: Open University of Sudan

Edephonce Ngemera Nfuka, The Open University of Tanzania, Tanzania
Innovative technologies contribution to the imporovement of access and quality of Africa's higher education - A Case of Open University of Tanzania

Dr Bi Séhi Antoine Mian, Université Virtuelle de Côte d’Ivoire, Côte d'Ivoire
L'Université virtuelle de Côte d'Ivoire (UVCI), une innovation dans l'enseignement supérieur ivoirien

Karen Ferreira-Meyers, Institute of Distance Education, University of Eswatini, Eswatini
New Directions for Distance Education Institutions: The Case of Eswatini