International Conference on ITC (6th) for Development, Education and Training / eLearning Africa

at Mlimani Vity Conference Centre, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, May 25-27 2011 – hosted by ICWE Africa – voir aussi en français

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  • eLearning Africa attracts over 1400 participants from about 80 countries, with more than 80% coming from Africa … //
  • eLearning Africa is the most comprehensive annual meeting place for everyone concerned with developing eLearning capacities in Africa. Meet other decision makers and practitioners from the education, business and government sectors and forge essential international contacts and partnerships.
  • eLearning Africa enables participants to develop multinational and cross-industry contacts and partnerships, as well as to enhance their knowledge, expertise and abilities … (full text Participants).

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6th International Conference on ITC for Development, Education and Training: Meeting the networking needs of the pan-African eLearning and distance education sector, the annual eLearning Africa conference is the key networking venue for practitioners and professionals from Africa and all over the world. 

Main Facts:

  • eLA is the largest gathering of eLearning and ICT supported education and training professionals in Africa, enabling participants to develop multinational and cross-industry contacts and partnerships, as well as to enhance their knowledge, expertise and abilities.
  • At eLearning Africa 2010, 1778 education and training practitioners, experts, researchers, newcomers and providers from 78 countries gathered during the three conference days at the Mulungushi International Conference Centre in Lusaka, Zambia. 86% of the participants came from African countries. The conference programme featured the work of 323 speakers and chairpersons from 51 countries, addressing all forms of technology-enhanced learning and including a rich mix of themes, topics and a variety of session formats.
  • Delegates are high-level policy and decision makers and practitioners from education, business and government – the three key areas driving eLearning adoption and innovation.
  • The conference is held in English and French. It includes plenary sessions with world-class experts, smaller presentation and special focus sessions, practical demonstrations and debates on specific topics, as well as various informal networking opportunities where practitioners share their experiences, ideas, new information and perspectives.
  • An exhibition and demonstration area accompanies the programme, where leading international eLearning manufacturers, suppliers and service providers present their latest products and services. Participants evaluated the exhibition as a critical meeting point for professional interaction within the conference.
  • A full-day programme of workshops conducted by leading eLearning practitioners precedes the event. These small, intensive sessions offer attendees a unique opportunity to fine-tune their skills and acquire new ones.
  • A number of special events take place alongside the conference, such as product launches, special interest group get-togethers, sponsored workshops, best practice showcases and meetings.

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