AHERI Virtual Conference 2020

Platform: BigMarker.

 

THEME: INNOVATIONS IN HIGHER EDUCATION

 

CONTEXT: The COVID-19 crisis has caused unparalleled disruptions in the Higher Education sector. As thought leaders, we are challenged to work towards preventing the current learning crisis from becoming a generational catastrophe.
In order to mitigate such impending consequences, the conference will pursue the following topics with the aim of deriving policy responses in Higher Education sector:

1. Digital Literacy.
2. Legislation & Governance.
3. Accreditation of Online teaching.
4. Infrastructure Development and Access.
5. Funding and Business continuity

 

WHY ATTEND
You will learn from international and regional experts and industry stakeholders discussing the latest developments and issues in the global and regional Higher Education e-Learning ecosystem. You will also participate with stakeholders from various sectors across Africa and the world, in discussions on opportunities for improvement in Digital Literacy, Legislation & Governance, Online Teaching Accreditation, and much more in the Higher Education context.

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Professionals and organizations interested in the e-Learning industry and Higher Education: University VC’s, ICT & Academic department heads, Lecturers, Students, Higher Education Research institutions in Africa, Education policy-makers in Multilateral and Governmental agencies, Technology specialists (online learning) & Open learning specialists, ICT and Internet service providers. ICT investors and Higher Education enthusiasts who are drawn from the African continent and other parts of the world are also encouraged to attend.

 

KEY TOPICS
1. Digital Literacy

2. Legislation & Governance

3. Accreditation of Online teaching

4. Infrastructure Development and Access

5. Funding and Business continuity

 

EXPECTED OUTCOMES
1. Ensuring the e-Learning eco-system in Africa remains resilient in light of the COVID-19 and future pandemics.

2. Supporting the development of robust infrastructure to enable the successful implementation of digital learning.

3. Explore innovative use cases of how e-Learning can be made sustainable through funding opportunities and business continuity at Higher Education level.

4. Forge consensus for a proposed strategy towards fostering recovery and innovation in higher education.

5. Provide a clear regulatory and governance environment for the accreditation of online teaching.

 

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ORGANIZERS

 

AHERI, the conference convener, is a Higher Education research institute that aims to provide policy solutions in the higher education sector by:
1. Promoting and supporting networking among higher education researchers in the region.
2. Identifying pertinent issues affecting higher education.
3. Carrying out relevant research aimed at improving higher education.
4. Publishing and documenting information on higher education.
5. Advocating for the implementation of the research findings through influencing decision making within the higher education sector towards general development in the African States.

 

Community Initiative Support Services is demand-driven, not for a profit-making development organization that explores and develops innovative frameworks based on its experiences to attain sustainable development.

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Date

Oct 05 2020 - Oct 06 2020

Time

All of the day

Location

Virtual
Platform: BigMarker

Organizer

AHERI
Phone
+254 202047216
Email
info@aheri.org
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