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eLA eLearning Africa 2006 - The conference programme is online

05.04.2006


The conference programme for eLearning Africa 2006 can be viewed online at www.elearning-africa.com. The first international conference dedicated to information and communication technologies (ICT) for development, education and training in Africa takes place from 24 to 26 May in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.



The extensive agenda includes the deployment of eLearning in schools, universities, administration and government; the development of digital educational materials; eLearning in medicine, health service and HIV/AIDS education; as well as ICT in development cooperation. Contributions by important local networks and initiatives, such as SchoolNet Africa, the AVU African Virtual University, Riverbend Learning (South Africa) and the World Agroforestry Center (Kenya) will enrich the programme. Numerous African universities will present their ICT and eLearning projects, including the Gaston Berger University in Senegal, the Yaoundé University in Cameroon, Nigeria’s Obafemi Awolowo University as well as universities from Mozambique, South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Rwanda.

Major organisations from the world of international development will also be present, among them the Global Development Learning Network (GDLN), the World Health Organization (WHO), the German development agency GTZ, the African Development Bank and the NEPAD e-Africa commission.


Running parallel to the conference programme is the African eLearning Tools and Services Village, where applications and services developed specifically for Africa will be introduced. These include open source learning environments, collaborative learning tools, and learning content. Participants can gain hands-on experience with the programmes and products and discuss them with the developers and providers.

Wednesday, May 24 is dedicated exclusively to Workshops. The complete conference programme as well as the full list of Workshops can be found at www.elearning-africa.com.

eLearning Africa 2006 is a new conference organised by ICWE GmbH and Hoffmann & Reif that focuses on ICT for development, education and training in Africa. The event will establish and link a network of decision makers from governments and administrations with universities, schools, governmental and private training providers, industry, and important partners in development cooperation. Each year a different African country will serve as the venue.

Beate Kleessen | alfa
Further information:
http://www.elearning-africa.com/

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