The fourth annual Education Innovation Summit is to take place at the Hilton in Sandton, Johannesburg, on May 29. Hosted by IT News Africa, the summit is designed to bring together innovation leaders and the academic community by facilitating and accelerating innovative thinking in education.
The summit will explore the need for academic institutions to adapt and embrace technological changes in order to drive innovation within the education sector and subsequently tackling the digital revolution head on.
Under the theme ‘Preparing Africa for a Tech-Driven Future’ the event aims to create opportunities for meaningful and valuable discourse through interactive roundtable discussions and case studies from top academics, technology leaders, education regulators and EduTech entrepreneurs – all sharing their expertise and experiences with emerging technologies in the education sector.
Key topics to be discussed include: the role of technology in promoting diversity and inclusion in higher education; rethinking African education in light of the Fourth Industrial Revolution; the role of technology in advancing access to higher education; driving innovation through academic and private sector partnerships; keeping up with EduTech trends and the pace of change; and assessing the opportunities presented by AI in higher education.
You can find out more information about the event here