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PRESENTATIONS

We are delighted to offer you exclusive access to the presentation files from the recent 2024 ARC-EDS event. Whether you attended the event or are exploring these resources for the first time, you’ll find a wealth of valuable information and insights shared by our expert speakers.

Plenary Session 1

Redefining education to address skill gaps for youth employment: The need for a broader policy framework for African Governments.

1st Presentation:

Rethinking Education and Didactics in the Age of Obsolescence of Paradigms and Skills.

Presenter:

Professor Piero Dominici

Universita Degli Studi di Perugia, Umbria, Italy

2nd Presentation:

Quality education and skilling of youth is the way to reap the demographic dividend in Africa.

Presenter:

Dr. John Mugo

Executive Director, Zizi Afrique Foundation, Nairobi, Kenya

3rd Presentation:

The Jena Declaration in unlocking Africa’s Youth Potentials.

Presenter:

Professor Benno Werlen

UNESCO Chair on Global Understanding for Sustainability,
Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany

Plenary Session 2

Leveraging emerging technologies and pathways to address youth employment challenges in Africa.

4th Presentation:

Development of AI competencies of Students and Teachers for the AI Era.

Presenter:

Prof. Fengchun Miao

Chief, Unit for Technology and AI in Education, UNESCO, Paris

5th Presentation:

Leveraging Emerging Technologies for Youth Employment in Africa.

Presenter:

Professor Nnamdi Nwulu

School of Electrical Engineering, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

6th Presentation:

An Innovative Route to Confront Youth Unemployment in Ghana: A Policy Brief for the Government of Ghana

Presenter:

Dr. Jamie P. Halsall

University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom

Plenary Session 3

Digital Transformation in Education and Skills Development in Africa: A pitch by selected business leaders in education.

7th Presentation:

Digital Transformation in Education and Skills Development in Africa

Presenter:

Mr. Willian Nguru

CEO, Kurasa

8th Presentation:

Digital Transformation in Education and Skills Development in Africa

Presenter:

Mr. Ramesh Balan

CEO, Knomadix AI, Texas, USA

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