By Irene Gaitirira
Published April 28, 2014
Uganda is preparing to host teachers, researchers, technologists and developers at an e-Learning conference.
The conference, scheduled for May 28-30, 2014, is expected to bring together some 1,500 participants from across Africa to the Ugandan capital, Kampala, to deliberate on pressing issues on the theme,â€œOpening Frontiers to the Futureâ€.
A pre-event media release says this 9th edition of the gathering that is held in a different country every year, shall highlight the various ways in which innovation in education is helping to realise Africaâ€™s potential.
With more than 60 parallel sessions scheduled to demonstrate the staggering diversity of technology and education, a selection of workshops will give participants the chance to acquire hands-on skills for blogging, digital video production and digital entrepreneurship.
Among the main speakers at the conference to be held at Speke Resort and Conference Centre Ltd in the Munyonyo area of Kampala shall be Bitange Ndemo, a senior lecturer at University of Nairobi and former Permanent Secretary of Kenyaâ€™s Ministry of Information and Communication.