The World Innovation Summit for Education to Host WISE@Accra Conference on May 9th, in Ghana
Doha, Qatar, April 25th, 2018 - After successful regional gatherings in Tunis, Beijing and Madrid, the World Innovation Summit for Education is hosting a first regional forum in Accra, Ghana, on May 9th, 2018, with the patronage of the President of the Republic of Ghana, H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.
Under the theme "Unlocking the World's Potential: Leading and Innovating for Quality Education in Africa", WISE@Accra will explore innovations in Africa that aim to overcome current limitations and pave new ways to empower youth to lead and innovate.
WISE@Accra will provide a platform for education stakeholders and change-makers in Africa to share the latest innovations in learning. The event will engage prominent leaders, policymakers and youth on concrete steps towards an improved and connected education system.
Central to discussions will be topics such as quality education, empowering the next generation through innovation, investing and collaborating for sustainable impact, and galvanizing communities to transform the continent. Regional collaboration will be highlighted to tackle the development challenges being faced.
Confirmed speakers include, among others:
WISE is an international, multi-sectoral platform for creative, evidence-based thinking, debate, and purposeful action in education. Through the biennial summit, WISE@ conferences, collaborative research and a range of on-going programs, WISE is a global reference in new approaches to education.
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