WINDHOEK: The Ministry of Information and Communication Technology in conjunction with the Ministry of Education (MoE) will host the Eighth International e-Learning Africa 2013 Conference under the theme ‘Tradition, Change Innovation’ in May.
The conference serves as a networking platform for high-level decision-makers, education practitioners, and business professionals on information and communication Technology (ICT) in order to enhance ICT in education and training in Africa.
It will bring together between 1 500 and 2 000 participants from all over Africa and the world, and an amount of N.dollars 5 million has been budgeted to host the three-day conference here from 29 to 31 May 2013.
Launching the Eighth International e-Learning Africa 2013 Conference in the capital today, ICT Minister Joel Kaapanda said through its theme, the conference will examine experiences, projects, policies, partnerships and research which shape the continent’s learning landscape.
He said participants will take stock of the present, the past and future of learning in Africa.
Kaapanda noted that as part of e-Learning Africa 2013, Namibia will host a Ministerial Roundtable, which will have panel discussions on ICT in Namibia’s Education Policy and its implementation plan.