2020 Education Leaders Conference (Edulead Conference 2020)
& Education Technology and Learning Resources Exhibition (Tech4Edu 2020)
Theme: Quality Education, a tool for Sustainable Peace and Development
Sub Theme: Integrating digital tools and technologies for Quality Education
Location: Sheraton Hotel, Abuja.
Date: 12thand 13th May, 2020
Purpose and Rationale:
Achieving inclusive and quality education for all reaffirms the belief that education is one of the most powerful and proven vehicles for sustainable development.
This goal ensures that all girls and boys complete free primary and secondary schooling by 2030. It also aims to provide equal access to affordable vocational training, and to eliminate gender and wealth inequalities with the aim of achieving universal access to a quality higher education.
Quality education is one of 17 Global Goals that make up the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. An integrated approach is crucial for progress across the multiple goals.
This conference is aimed at integrating the principles and practices of sustainable development into all aspects of education and learning, to encourage changes in knowledge, values and attitudes with the vision of enabling a more sustainable and just society for all especially in Nigeria. This Forum will energize vast number of stakeholders in education across the region to work in partnership to reorient education systems towards sustainable development and internationalization.
As the African leaders weighs next steps on the future of education and skills, the 2020 Education Leaders Conference will provide the latest thinking on the critical importance of education and will highlights what can be done to ensure that a sustainable policies and strategies are developed in order to achieve quality education and sustainable development. The forum will provide a platform for a critical review of existing and new ideas, perspectives and frameworks for the development of education in Nigeria using relevant analysis and case studies.
2020 Education Leaders conference is a one-day event and will hold side by side of the 2020 Education Technology and Learning Resources Exhibition which will be the largest education resources exhibition in Nigeria, organized by Edulead Development Initiative, CF Educonsult and their partners. Part of the agenda on the day of the conference is to allow the leaders in education to see the latest technology and resources available in support of learning and teaching.
Thousands of educators in attendance will through this conference discover the knowledge and resources they need to engage students, enhance curriculum, and increase productivity. Tertiary education heads, government bodies, curriculum and technology leaders, teachers, librarians, and champions of education will all discover innovative strategies and best practices for integrating technology into their schools, classrooms, and libraries
The objective of African Leaders in Education Forum is to provide a platform for all education stakeholders to jointly make commitments to address enormous challenges within the sector by;
- Raise awareness, on how all can jointly influence policies and generate significant numbers of good practice projects in all areas of education and learning.
- To get individuals, schools, institutions of higher education to all join in the challenge to advance learning towards a broader and deeper understanding and practice of Quality education.
- Promote the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to enhance learning.
- Increase public understanding and awareness of innovative approaches to quality education.
- Promote partnerships and networks within the sector.