conference overview

DAY ONE

| Wednesday, March 10 – Track Sessions

09:15 - 10:00
  • Why are we still working within an education system that was brought to
South Africa by colonists? Our backbone of Education is still the same. Our
context in Africa is different.

  • The hierarchy of the education system.

  • We talk about changing it but in my short 5-year career, not much has
changed?

  • Sir Ken Robinson went viral in 2012, and we all agree with him yet we do not
adopt his philosophy.

  • Why are we still not asking the children: What do you want to learn?
TRACK

10:15 AM -
 11:15 AM

10:15 AM -
 11:15 AM

Effective Learning
 Activities

TECHNOLOGY

Innovation,
Challenges,
Strategies &
Experiences

CURRICULUM

The Future of Lifelong 
Learning Ecosystems
in Africa

INNOVATIVE
 APPLICATIONS

E-Learning tools,
 systems, and 
applications

11:30 AM - 
12:30 PM

Learning Experiences,
 Student Learning
 & Diversity & 
Inclusion Issues

Coding and
 Robotics-Techless
 Botics

Professional, Ethical
 & Social
 Responsibility

E-Learning tools,
 systems , and
 applications

12:30 PM - 13:00 PM

PANEL DISCUSSION - Professional Development, Teaching, and Lifelong Learning: Is there a connection?

LUNCH

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

21st. Century Skills Development & Competences

Infrastructure & Educational Technologies/ICT Applications/Digital Learning Materials

Transfer of Know - how for Educational Technologies

Quality Assurance in Educational Technologies

3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Accessibility and Inclusion in Education

4IR Curriculum Design: Information Technology Degrees

Challenging & Preserving: Culture, Inter/Multiculturalism & Language

Knowledge Management in E-Learning

4:15 PM - 5:30 PM

NETWORKING RECEPTION

DAY TWO

| Thursday, March 11 – Track Sessions

08:30 -09:45
The value of e-learning for teachers and learners using digital classroom tools:

Teaching learners to be innovative, adaptable and creative is vitally important, it makes us as humans stand out from the robots and artificial intelligence world - Karen Walstra

TRACK

10:15 AM -
 11:15 AM

TEACHING AND LEARNING

Gateway to Education in AgriCOOLture

TECHNOLOGY

Infrastructure & Educational Technologies/ICT Applications/Digital Learning Materials

CURRICULUM

Transfer of Know-how for Educational Technologies

INNOVATIVE
 APPLICATIONS

5G:What does the future hold for Higher Education

11:30 AM - 
12:30 PM

Teaching Experiences, Pedagogy, Practice & Praxis Support, Retention of Women & Gender Equality

Online/E-Learning & Distance Learning

Blended Learning - Are Teachers and Students well mixed?

New types of Examinations

12:30 PM - 13:00 PM

PANEL DISCUSSION - The Impact of an E-Learning Strategy on Pedagogical Aspects

LUNCH

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Adult, Lifelong Learning, & Professional Development

Coding and Robotics: Creating Lifelong Learners with LEGO Education SPIKE Prime

Intelligent system in Education and Learning

Social Media Technics on Serious Games, Game-Based Learning and Gamification

3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Education and Difference: Gifted Education, Special Education, Learning Difficulties & Disability

Mobile Learning, MOOC (Massive Open Online Course)

What Adults don’t know about kids online

Interdisciplinary, Multidisciplinary & Transdisciplinary Education, Education & Research, Educational Research Experiences

DAY THREE

| Friday, March 12 – Track Sessions

TRACK

09:15 -10:00

EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES

A deep dive into the learning technology landscape

LEARNING IMPACT

From processes to performance: Maximising the impact of learning

LEARNING ECOSYSTEMS

Learning ecosystems: how they are really being used today

LEARNING ENGAGEMENT

Launching learning platforms for success

TRACK

10:15AM-11:15AM

LEARNING CULTURE

Embedding a culture of learning in your organisation

DESIGN CONTENT

How to write (instruction) so people can learn

DESIGN METHODOLOGIES

UX Driven Learning Design

GAMES AND LEARNING

Getting beyond the hype of Gamification

Social Media as Learning Tools

12:15 PM - 12:30PM

There are a lot of changes in the society through information communication technologies which influence all aspects of life. Social media has exploded as a category of online platform where people create content, share it, bookmark it and network at an amazement rate.  This session discusses the impact of social media for learning in Africa.

    • Collaborative Learning
    • Collaborative Intelligence
    • Learner Independence
    • Differentiated Learning
    • Effective Learning
    • Blended Learning

LUNCH

13:00PM - Q & A SESSIONS-INTERVIEWS

14:00 PM - VOTE OF THANKS - END OF THE CONFERENCE