Africa Union Innovating Education in Africa Expo 2019: Call for submissions

Background

Education and training remain the bedrock for human empowerment, inclusive prosperity and progressive development. However, this education has to be accessed by all, under all circumstances, including refugees and displaced persons; it must be of highest possible quality, included well equipped and motivated teachers; and must be aligned to continental aspirations and expectations as articulated in Agenda 2063.

This Call is therefore for African innovators to submit their relevant ICT based education innovations that are being successfully applied in African education systems.  The  innovator  may  be  an  individual  or  an  organization,  including government, non-government and for-profit agencies.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The organizing committee of the Innovating Education in Africa Expo therefore invites submissions that meet the following criteria:
  • The  Innovation  should  be  in  the  use  of Information  and  Communication Technology(ICT)in Education;
  • You  should  not  have  been  previously  awarded  the  AU  Education  Innovation Prize;
  • The individual submitting on his/her own behalf or on behalf of an organization must be a citizen of an AU Member State;
  • The  submission  must  be  made  by  the  original  author or  developer of  the innovation;or a staff of the organisation that developed the innovation;
  • The  innovation  must  have  demonstrated  impact,  with  potential  for  wide dissemination in Africa;
  • The   individual or   organization   submitting must   consent   to   having   their innovation publicised across the continent for purposes of replication;
  • Each individual or organization must submit only one innovation

Submission procedure and deadline: Applicants are urged to submit their your innovation in a specified format at the link: www.edu-au.org/submit. Deadline for submissions is 30th April 2019, 23:59 (GMT+3).Early submissions are encouraged.

For more information on submission and application guidelines, please click here