ELearning Africa Conference: “Take this opportunity,” say ministers
The eLearning Africa conference is an opportune time for Africa to reflect on the challenges facing African education systems and provide sustainable solutions by stimulating African talent in an exceptional way.
“The eLearning Africa conference (www.eLearning-Africa.com) is an opportune time for Africa to reflect on the challenges facing African education systems and provide sustainable solutions by stimulating African talent in an exceptional way. According to Rwanda’s Minister of Education, Dr. Valentine Uwamariya. Paula Ingabire, Rwanda’s Minister of ICT and Innovation, added: “We need even greater mobilization from all levels of government and private sector organizations to develop effective solutions that ensure equitable and affordable access to broadband connectivity.” in order to achieve the goals set for 2025. ”
The two ministers addressed eLearning Africa before the conference, as political leaders, education experts and investors from around the world prepare to travel to Rwanda for eLearning Africa, one of the first major global conferences in person since continent since the beginning of the Covid. pandemic, which will take place in the capital of Rwanda, Kigali, from 11 to 13 May.
Rwanda’s Minister of Education, Dr. Valentine Uwamariya, said:
“Rwanda is a resilient and forward-looking country that aims to become a globally competitive knowledge-based economy. The adoption of competitive technology-based learning is one of the main ways to improve the quality of education and to promote independent and lifelong learning at all levels of education We have seen the vital importance of online learning during the Covid-19 pandemic, when schools had to close temporarily. He also revealed that science and technology offer lasting solutions to mitigate their impacts, not only in developing countries but also around the world, so the eLearning Africa conference is a good time for Africa to reflect on the challenges it faces. African education systems are challenged and provide sustainable solutions by stimulating African talent in exceptional ways. ”
“We have seen huge collaborations during the pandemic to allow greater access to digital services. To move forward, we need even greater mobilization from all levels of government and private sector organizations to develop effective solutions that ensure equitable and affordable access. broadband connectivity, in order to “achieve the goals set for 2025,” said Paula Ingabire of Rwanda, Minister of ICT and Innovation.
Rwanda is a resilient and forward-thinking country with the ambition of becoming a globally competitive knowledge-based economy.
She added that she was delighted that the first post-pandemic eLearning Africa conference would be held in Rwanda.
“ELearning Africa is a very important meeting, because of the opportunity it offers to the main actors to have a dialogue. The conference and ministerial roundtable will focus on how we can all work together, as a continent and as a global community, to use technology-based learning to drive growth and drive lasting change and prosperity. »
Rebecca Stromeyer, founder of the conference, says the event is generating “great” interest and a lot of support:
“People are happy to see that we are moving forward again. Our network of experts and professionals from around the world will be looking forward to participating in a giant family reunion! These people want to get together, make friends, and make new contacts. In addition, the companies, among which are the most important names in the EdTech sector, have shown great interest in participating in this event. Africa is today the ideal place for those who want to invest in education and technology. »
According to Ms. Stromeyer, it was not difficult to persuade people to attend the conference, despite the experience of the last two years.
“It is well known that Rwanda has handled the pandemic very well. Our attendees will be well looked after in a beautiful conference center and we look forward to meeting there for what promises to be a momentous event.”
eLearning Africa is accompanied by an exhibition that highlights products, services and training offered by the world’s leading producers and suppliers. The conference paves the way for countless opportunities for debate, knowledge sharing and networking, in the form of plenary sessions, workshops, seminars and debates. It also offers a ministerial roundtable, during which ministers responsible for ICT and education, as well as senior officials and advisers, discuss emerging issues with experts, academics and representatives of companies and organizations from around the world. Organized under the motto “Redefining the Purpose of Education”, this year’s roundtable will examine the specific challenges facing African countries, as well as the implications of a single market and the potential contribution of Africa to global learning and offering solutions to global problems.
“Africa has a lot to do and a lot to give,” she said. Engage. “We want to welcome everyone to Rwanda for this historic conference.”