Innovating Education in Africa Expo 2020

Must Read

Chevening

ABOUT CHEVENING Chevening is the UK government’s international awards programme aimed at developing future leaders since 1983. If you are interested...

Commonwealth100

Commonwealth100 is a free, online leadership programme from Common Purpose that equips the next generation with 21st century leadership...

Funding opportunities

  The Alliance HPSR issues calls for research proposals and bids on a regular basis targeted towards institutions from low-...
The Innovating Education in Africa Expo has continued to gather momentum and established itself as the leading Pan-African event promoting the adoption of Education Innovations in Africa. In light of the above, the African Union Commission (AUC) and Partners across Africa will hold the third edition of Innovating Education in Africa Expo as a virtual series of events and activities from October 2020 – June 2021.
The innovation should either be in the phase of piloting or implementation in Africa with some demonstrated success. The solutions should focus on one or more aspects of the education delivery system including data and analytics, teaching and learning management software, teaching and learning materials, connectivity of schools, assessment, education hardware and infrastructure, and school administration. Additionally, the innovation should satisfy at least one of the following:
  • Enable access to education and improved quality of delivery for those who are unable to access existing services.
  • Demonstrate a scalable, sustainable business and financing model.
  • Provide services to consumers at lower prices than existing alternatives.
Benefits
Successful applicants will benefit from one or more of the following:
  • Receive cash grants up to 100,000 USD.
  • Innovation promoted to policy makers, investors, and practitioners during the Virtual Exhibition Day.
  • Participate in entrepreneurship training, business incubation and acceleration program towards strengthening business model and scaling up of innovations.
  • Innovation published in the Africa Education Innovations Handbook 2020.
  • Certificate of Recognition from the African Union Commission.
Eligibility Criteria
Applications are accepted from entrepreneurs aged between 18-35 years. Organisations should meet the following criteria:
  • Implementing an education innovation in Africa in line with the “background” and “innovations being sought” defined in the Call for Submissions.
  • Should have been a legally registered and operational for not less than 1 year.
  • Should not have previously awarded in the top 10 category of the Innovating Education in Africa Expo 2018 and 2019
For more information, visit African Union

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest Post

JADS JMJ Scholarships for International Students in Netherlands, 2021

Applicants are encouraged to apply for the JMJ Scholarship to study at Jheronimus Academy of Data Science in the...

University of Arizona International Fee Waiver, USA

The University of Arizona, established in 1885, is a public research university that provides students with an ideal environment in different fields of study....

Full-Tuition Science Ambassador Scholarships for International Students, 2021

Are you willing to study in the USA and also looking for funding? If so, then here is an excellent opportunity for you. The...

Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Grant and Training (2021)

The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme is a $100million commitment made by the Elumelu family to empower 10,000 African entrepreneurs over a 10-year period through, training,...

Rotary Peace World leaders Fellowship Program 2022-2023 (Fully-funded)

Application process We are now accepting applications for the 2022-23 Rotary Peace Fellowship program. Candidates will have until 15 May to submit applications to their...

More Articles Like This