eLearning Africa 2012 Call for Papers open
BENINBy BiztechAfrica - Oct. 15, 2011, 7:54 a.m.
The organisers of eLearning African have issued a call for papers for the next conference, to be held in May 2012.
eLearning Africa is described as the continent’s largest gathering of high-level policy makers, decision makers and practitioners from education, business and government.
It is a key networking event for developing eLearning capacities in Africa.
eLearning Africa 2012 will take place from 23rd to 25th May in Cotonou, Benin, under the patronage of Max Ahouêkê, Minister of Communications and New Technologies, Benin.
Focusing on eLearning and Sustainability, eLearning Africa 2012 will explore creative ways in which eLearning can support development and help to build a sustainable future. eLA 2012 will focus on the key themes of sustainable technologies and infrastructure; eLearning for sustainable communities; sustainable change management; eLearning and sustainable resources; and sustainable economy, culture and society.
The conference is accompanied by an exhibition and demonstration area.
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