Hosted by the Africa-America Institute, the State of Education in Africa Conference brings together educators and innovators from Africa and the U.S., the conference highlights bold approaches to improving the quality of education at all levels to advance development progress and bolster Africa global competitiveness and economic growth.
The focus of our event is innovation and solution-driven conversation, recommendations and solutions to build globally-competitive higher education for Africa. The SoE conference will convene policy makers, influencers, education leaders and some of the finest minds in industry as we, together, consider the challenges and opportunities of the new African education landscape.
Specifically, The Africa America Institute brings together educators and innovators from Africa and the U.S. to coordinate and track the progress of higher education in Africa. Presenters share their bold visions and transformative ideas for handling the challenges presented by the rapidly changing political, cultural and educational landscape on the continent, to promote input and open discussion.
State of Education in Africa Outcomes Report
The 2017 State of Education in Africa Outcomes Report documents the discussions and highlights the critical thinking and recommendations shared at the Nairobi, Kenya State of Education in Africa Conference. A copy of the report can be found here
The State of Education in Africa 2015 report, which was released at the State of Education in Africa conference in Lagos, Nigeria, provides a snapshot of the progress and challenges in the African education sector.