WISE@Accra – Unlocking the World’s Potential: Leading and Innovating for Quality Education in Africa

‘Unlocking the World’s Potential: Leading and Innovating for Quality Education in Africa’

Date: Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Location: Accra Marriott Hotel, Accra

WISE@ are a series of local and regional education forums that take place between WISE biennial global summits. With the support of local partners, WISE has so far organized regional WISE@ events in Tunisia, China and Spain. The fourth regional forum will convene in Ghana. Register here

WISE@ Accra, under the patronage of the President of the Republic of Ghana, H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, will convene at the Accra Marriott Hotel on May 9, 2018.

The one-day gathering will highlight and explore solutions in education for the future of the region under the theme ‘Unlocking the World’s Potential: Leading and Innovating for Quality Education in Africa.’

Over 500 local and international policy makers, education practitioners, young innovators, and entrepreneurs will gather to discuss how to empower African youth and scale innovations for quality education.

WISE@ Accra will address the following topics:

  • Engaging young education leaders in addressing current and future challenges to build the Africa of tomorrow
  • Promoting education innovation to achieve quality education
  • Fostering meaningful connections and collaborations between key stakeholders
  • Creating learning environments that are beyond the classroom and tap into the potential of African youth
  • Equipping the youth with the mindsets and skillsets to identify and ethically address challenges in their communities
  • Leveraging art and culture to promote and implement quality learning outcomes

Speakers confirmed include:

Please visit this page regularly for further information regarding confirmed speakers and detailed program.


C2 Lab at WISE@ Accra

C2

How far can collaboration take you? Tap into the wisdom of the school yard with the C2 Lab at WISE@ Accra. Pool your resources to find concrete solutions to the real-life challenges of education systems. Grab a backpack and head to a quiet corner in teams of four to unlock your imagination and rethink the school of the future with this on-the-go experience. At recess, once you’ve solved every problem, head out to the Insight Wall and see what other groups came up with.


Meet Qatar

C2

Join Qatar Foundation zone to learn about education in Qatar and its work around the world.


Under the patronage of the President of the Republic of Ghana

President of Ghana
SDGs Ghana Agenda 2030 Ministry of Education - Republic of Ghana

Platinum Sponsor


Partners

   

Broadcast Media Partner

Al Jazeera

Media Partners

AM - Afrique Magazine Devex New African
New African Woman Siro360