→Conference Programme 2018

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Wednesday, 26 September 2018
Ministerial Round Table
Workshops
Opening Plenary
Opening Reception
Thursday, 27 September 2018
Thursday Plenary
Parallel Sessions
Participants' Reception
Friday, 28 September 2018
Friday Plenary
Parallel Sessions
Plenary Debate

The conference language is English with simultaneous interpretation into French for all plenary sessions and some parallel sessions.

Wednesday, 26 September 2018

Ministerial Round Table
M1
Limited Internet Access? Let’s Build our own Networks! Offline Teaching and Learning in Sub-Saharan Africa
A1
Online Facilitation: Unleashing Human Connection and Passion for Learning
FD1
Gamification and the Power of Play
M2
How to Track the Effectiveness of Learning and Improve Organisational Impact
A2
Minding the Skills Gap in Africa with Microlearning
FD2
Innovations in Humanitarian Learning
M3
Planning Your Institution’s Online Education and Training Strategy
A3
Building Standards for the Integration of Technology in Education: Teachers, Students and Administrators
M4
Virtual Reality (VR) Skills Channel
A4
‘Improv’ for Everyone - Especially Those Who Want to Work with Insanely Great Ensembles
M5
SimSchool for Teacher Training in Rwanda and e-Assessment in Rwanda
A5
UNESCO ICT Competency Framework for Teachers (ICT-CFT) Portal – A New Online Tool for ICT for Teacher Training
Opening Plenary - Uniting Africa: Learning Together, Growing Together
(18:00 –19:30)

Cocktail Reception hosted by the Rwandan Convention Bureau (19:30 – 21:30)

Thursday, 27 September 2018

Thursday Plenary - Knowledge and the Fourth Industrial Revolution
(09:30 – 11:00)

Coffee Break (11:00 – 11:45)

UNI01
How is Technology Driving Transformation in Universities?
SKI02
Scaling Up ICT for Education, Capacity Development and Knowledge Dissemination
EMP03
Initiatives for Women Empowerment
SKI04
It Takes a Digital Village to Raise a Child for the Digital World
EDT05
The Nexus Between L&D, Technology and Funding
EDU06
How Modern Network Technologies are Enabling Low-Bandwidth Nations to Slash Connectivity Costs, Accelerating the Rollout of Connected Classrooms
TEA07
The Effective Use of Online Courses for Teachers’ Continuous Professional Development: Mentorship Community of Practice
WRK08
Transition from University to the Workplace: What Skills will Employers Demand?
HEA09
Reducing Costs and Health Worker Absenteeism Through eLearning at the Rwanda Ministry of Health
UNI10
The Academia Track
TVT11
Skills Development Through Work-Based Learning
EDU12
Solutions that Work for Schools

Lunch (12:45 – 14:30)

UNI13
Strategies for ICTs Implementation in Universities
DEM14
Discovery Demos
EMP15
Inclusive Education for All
SKI16
How can Educators use Mobile Phones to Improve Education?
EDT17
The edTech Ecosystem in Africa
SKI18
Demand-Driven Education: Merging Work and Learning to Develop the Human Skills that Matter
TEA19
Are Teachers Ready to Integrate ICTs in Their Teaching?
WRK20
Is it Possible to use Technology to Train Soft Skills for the Workplace?
HEA21
The Use of Mobiles in the Health Sector
UNI22
The Academia Track
TVT23
TVET Becomes Digital
EDU24
Methodologies for Skills Development in Schools

Afternoon Coffee Break (15:30 – 16:30)

UNI25
Mobile Teaching and Learning in Universities
NET26
Networking for NGOs
EMP27
Insights into Improving Education for Displaced Persons
SKI28
Creation of Interactive Learning Materials
SKI29
Narrowing the Management Skills Gap in Wildlife Conservancies
UNI30
Tuning up the eLearning Strategy for the African Context - Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P) Case
TEA31
Improving Your Digital Literacy
WRK32
Best Practices in the Workplace
HEA33
Technologies and Tools to Support Healthcare
UNI34
The Academia Track
SKI35
Language Learning
LIT36
Enhancing Literacy in Rural Areas

Participants' Dinner and Dance (19:00 – 23:30)

Friday, 28 September 2018

Friday Plenary - Transforming Africa
(09:30 – 11:00)

Coffee Break (11:00 – 11:45)

UNI37
Research & Science "Made in Africa"
NET38
Knowledge Exchange Sessions
EMP39
Initiatives to Increase Youth Employability
SKI40
Creating High-Quality, Low-Cost Instructional Videos with Screen Capture
TEA41
eAssessment in the Eye of Sight
WRK42
National Strategies to Improve Employability
HEA43
Health & Blended Learning
UNI44
Reinventing Academic Libraries
LIT45
Adult Literacy
SKI46
A Conversation with the Founder of Moodle and Three African Leading Universities

Lunch (12:45 – 14:30)

UNI47
The Prospect for MOOCs?
NET48
Innovative Networking Experiences
EMP49
Employability Skills Training Methods
SKI50
Improving Displaced Lives Through Connected Learning: Perspectives and Realities
EDT51
Learning with Drones: Innovation Meets Communication and Context
TEA52
Social Networks for Education
WRK53
Improving Workplace Learning in the Public Sector
HEA54
Can ICTs Help Combat Malnutrition?
LIT55
Financial Literacy
LIT56
Literacy and Reading Skills

Afternoon Coffee Break (15:30 – 16:30)

Plenary Debate - Debate Motion: 'This House believes Africa has nothing to fear from a 'fourth industrial revolution' and should seize the opportunity it represents'
(16:30 – 18:00)

Academic Poster Presentations

Thursday, 27 September 2018
15:45 – 16:30

POS01
Blended Learning at UNISWA: Steps Undertaken / La Mise en Oeuvre de l’Apprentissage Mixte à l’Université du Swaziland: Démarches
POS02
Experts of Advanced Transport Modeling - A Blended Learning Course
POS03
Availability and Utilisation of E-Learning Resources
POS04
Unpacking the Psycho-Social Drivers and Barriers to Technology Supported Learning and Skills Development Among Rwandan Adolescents
POS05
Using ICT in an Inclusive Classroom



Friday, 28 September 2018
11:00 – 11:45

POS06
The Impact of Mother-Tongue Audiobooks in a Rural Preschool in Kenya
POS07
Transforming Continuous Professional Development of School Leaders and Teachers in Basic Education in Rwanda through eMonitoring
POS08
Setting-Up a Virtual Academy: Success Factors and Lessons Learned from a Case Study in Higher Education
POS09
“AgreenU”: A Tool of Integration of Higher Education and a Case of Users' Experience Design in Agribioscience



Friday, 28 September 2018
15:45 – 16:30

POS10
Towards Enhancing Online Course Design Using Learning Analytics
POS11
Digital Pedagogical Reasoning Within Professional Management Schools at Higher Education Institutions
POS12
Going Online: Unbundling and the Role of the Market in South African Higher Education
POS13
Projet de Redevabilité Sociale pour Le Ministère de l’Education Primaire et Secondaire en RDC: Allo Ecole

CODE EXPLANATION

DEM – Demonstrations

EDT – EdTech

EDU – Education

EMP – Empowerment

HEA – Health

LIT – Literacy

NET – Collaboration, Networking

SKI – Skills Development

TEA – Teachers

UNI – University Focused

TVT – Vocational Training

WRK – Workplace Learning

Gold Sponsors

pearson appliansys moodle Mohammed VI Polytechnic University

Silver Sponsors

catalyst Vital Source learning linkedin

Sponsors

ORACLE ACADEMYAltissiaproctorioCENGAGE WildFiretechpartners

Partners

UNESCOgiz AFDBavallainfoundationmastercard foundationInternet SocietyAADLCiMoveInvest in Africa Now!IREXe/merge africa

Hosted by The Republic of Rwanda

The Republic of Rwanda

Organised in Collaboration with

Rwanda Convention Bureau (RCB)

Under the Patronage of

Dr Gerd Müller,
Federal Minister of Economic Cooperation and Development

BMZ

Official Carrier

Rwand Air
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