Hundreds of attendees expected as eLearning Africa convenes in Kigali, Rwanda

eLearning Africa, the continent’s leading conference and exhibition, training and skills development, returns to Kigali from May 29 – 31, 2024. Co-hosted by the Ministry of Education of Rwanda and Rwanda Convention Bureau, the flagship event will bring together over 1,200 international participants from across the public and private sectors.

The robust 3-day programme includes:

– 13 Pre-Conference Workshops on cutting-edge topics
– 4 Plenary Sessions exploring key themes
– 14 Keynote Presentations by global influencers 
– 73 Sessions & Workshops led by 290 expert speakers
– Exhibition with 89 exhibitors from 19 countries showcasing eLearning solutions
– Annual Ministerial Round Table attracting ministers and government delegations from over 15 African countries

Notable plenaries include the Opening Session on May 30, 2024, examining education’s role in fueling Africa’s innovation and development. The Friday Plenary on May 31, 2024, will explore transformative strategies aligning education, training and skills initiatives with a digitising era. Topics span the future of work, leveraging technology, effective policymaking, and empowering individuals through digital skills and entrepreneurship.

The Closing Plenary Debate promises a thought-provoking discourse on whether the traditional education system will become obsolete due to rapid digital transformation.

“eLearning Africa 2024 arrives at a pivotal moment as digital technologies are reshaping how we learn, work and drive sustainable progress,” said Rebecca Stromeyer, Head of eLearning Africa. “We look forward to convening over 1,200 experts, educators and decision-makers to share insights on leveraging innovation to align skills development with a digitising world.”

Key partners include UNESCO, IFEF, L’Université Numérique, CED Africa, AHEEN, ICoBC, iMOVE, didacta, Worlddidac and eAA. Platinum Sponsors are OIF/D-CLIC, Moodle, ONECONNECT with Class. Gold Sponsors are Wadhwani Foundation and British Council. Silver Sponsors include HONORIS, ReadSpeaker, SPIDER, AWS and Educational Initiatives. Other sponsors are Oracle Academy, ApplianSys and Nor Education.

eLearning Africa provides a unique platform for educators, entrepreneurs, experts and policymakers across sectors to explore innovative ICT-enhanced education and training models. 

Launched in 2005, eLearning Africa is the leading pan-African conference and exhibition focused on developing education, training and skills through technology. The annual event promotes knowledge sharing and facilitates networking among professionals embracing ICT for economic growth and social development.


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