E-conference: Promoting a digital transition of TVET systems in Africa

25 October 2021 - 06 November 2021

It is to share the experiences of TVET actors in Africa, to collect ideas, reflections and practical proposals for a better implementation of digital technology in national skills development systems. 

Agenda

It will be held over two weeks from Monday, October 25 to Saturday, November 6, 2021. The first week will be devoted to the strategic issues of the digital transformation  of TVET systems in Africa and the second will focus on the more specific challenges in Africa.

Moderator

Mr. Ibrahima DIAGNEexpert in digital transformation.  Mr. Diagne has twenty years of digital experience. He participated in the digital transformation of certain sectors of the economy of Senegal and other African countries. He is familiar with the management of change and also has experience in higher education as a lecturer but also as a member of the board of directors and educational council of two Senegalese universities. Mr. Diagne graduated in Management from HEC Paris, HEC Montreal and UQAM.

How to participate

The e-conference will take place in the framework of the Forum for TVET in Africa launched in May 2021.

  • Discussions will take place in English and French. 
  • To register for the Forum (if you haven't already done so) and thus take part in the conference, click here without delay and then on the "Connect" button.
  • If this is your first visit, request your registration by clicking on the "Register" link and complete your member profile as soon as you receive the approval email from the administrators.

See the E-conference Guidelines.

Participants 
  • Managers of TVET in Africa (central administration, training funds, heads of establishments)
  • Representatives of the private sector (employers, digital companies)
  • Specialists in TVET in international cooperation
  • Managers of digital educational platforms
  • Researchers

What is it?

IIEP-UNESCO Dakar is launching an e-conference to promote knowledge sharing on the challenges, opportunities and possibilities of the digital transition in national TVET systems.

Objective

The conference’s goal is to share the experiences of TVET actors across Africa, to collect ideas, reflections and practical proposals for a better implementation of digital technology in national skills development systems. 

Agenda

The e-conference will be held over two weeks from Monday 25 October to Saturday 6 November 2021. The first week will be devoted to the strategic issues of the digital transformation of TVET systems in Africa and the second will focus on more specific challenges at the operational level raised by such a transformation.

Moderator

Mr. Ibrahima DIAGNEexpert in digital transformation. He has twenty years of digital experience and participated in the digital transformation of certain sectors of Senegalese economy and other African countries. He is familiar with the management of change and has experience in higher education as a lecturer but also as a member of the board of directors and educational council of two Senegalese universities. Mr. Diagne graduated in Management from HEC Paris, HEC Montreal and UQAM.

How to participate

It will take place in the Forum for TVET in Africa launched in May 2021.

  • Discussions will be held in English en French. 
  • To register for the Forum (if you have not already done so) and take part in the conference, click here and then on « Log in ».
  • If this is your first visit, request your registration by clicking on the "sign-in" link and complete your member profile as soon as you receive the approval email from the administrators.
Participants

Managers of TVET in Africa (central administration, training funds, heads of establishments), representatives of the private sector (employers’ organisation, digital  & ICT companies), TVET experts of international cooperation, managers of digital educational platforms, researchers.

See the Guidelines for the E-conference. (borh French & English are available)

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