Education stakeholders seek to foster technology-driven education

Fri, May 26, 2023
By editor


EDVES, a pioneering educational technology company, says it is set to revolutionize the African education landscape by fostering innovation in teaching and leadership with its upcoming conference.

The conference which is set to hold from June 2 to June 3 is tagged; “Edves Catalyst 2023: Unleashing the Audacious Potential of Education in Africa”.

Mr Yohanna Bako, Head, Marketing and Communication, said in a statement on Friday, that the conference was to set new standards and shape the trajectory of education across the African continent.

According to him, the conference aims to inspire school leaders and teachers to push boundaries, challenge norms, and reimagine the possibilities within the education sector.

He said the conference would showcase the vast potential of integrating cutting-edge learning tools and innovative approaches into the African education ecosystem.

“As the world evolves at an unprecedented pace, it is imperative for educators to embrace audacious ideas and leverage technological advancements to shape the future of learning in Africa.

“It is a call to action, a rallying cry for all those passionate about education and its limitless possibilities to unlock the audacious potential within us and revolutionise education for generations to come.

“Participants will have the unique opportunity to engage in insightful discussions, attend thought-provoking keynotes, and explore the latest trends in educational technology,” the statement read in part.

Bako added that the conference would serve as a transformative platform, bringing together educators, prominent experts, and influential thought leaders from across the continent and beyond.

He noted that the conference, would not only equip attendees with the tools and knowledge needed to thrive in the digital age, but foster meaningful connections and collaboration among education stakeholders.

He listed some of the keynote speakers to include Mrs Folasade Adefisayo, Commissioner for Education, Lagos State;  Prof. Ike Elechi, Professor of Marketing and Strategy, Ebonyi State University; Dr Peter Chin, Associate Dean, Faculty of Education, Queen’s University Canada.

Other renowned education stakeholders billed for the event are Mutheu Kasanga, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Lukenya University Kenya, Ms Landeka Diamond, District for Metro East Education District in Western Cape, South Africa, Dr Kathy Perkins, Director Phett Interactive Simulations, University of Colorado Boulder USA.

Panelists include Mrs Lai Koiki, CEO of Greensprings Schools and Yomi Otubela, Proprietor of Lagoos Schools and President of National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS).

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Edves is a leading educational technology company committed to transforming the African education landscape.

With a focus on providing innovative solutions for schools, Edves empowers educators, students, and parents by leveraging the power of technology. (NAN)