“If we teach today as we taught yesterday, we rob our children of tomorrow.” John Dewey
The world is changing. Trends like artificial intelligence and robotics mean that the jobs of tomorrow are not yet known. How, in this rapidly changing world should educational institutions prepare young people for tomorrow? How can educational technology truly realize its promise? What character traits will determine successful learners of the future? What will the learning spaces of the future look like? What learning conventions must be broken?
These are just a few questions, that we need to start thinking about. ALU recently named the “most innovative company in Africa” and among the top 50 in the world, has already started building the blocks to tackle these questions and challenges. In February 2019, ALU launched the B.O.L.D Summit, which was held in Mauritius and welcomed over 80 participants from heads of schools, university presidents, corporate HR directors, innovators, board members, futurists, technologists, policymakers, and counsellors from all over the world.
During the summit, we broke down the challenges of innovative education in break out sessions, listened to awe-inspiring keynotes, interacted in engaging panel sessions for both the present and the future, and wrapped up the summit with a sumptuous gala dinner.
Please see this deck for a sneak peek into the B.O.L.D summit 2019. And after the phenomenal success of the BOLD Summit, we are pleased to announce that we are now launching a series of mini BOLD, called the “Reimagine Education” and the first one is coming to your city on the 17th of April, 09:00 -16:00 at the Kigali Heights in Kigali, Rwanda.
This workshop will provide you with a platform where you can see the 21st-Century Education in action, network with some of the like-minded peers in education and the future of learning, form meaningful collaborations, and ultimately return better prepared with fresh, unconventional ways to develop talent for the future.
Don’t miss this chance to network and form meaningful collaborations that will enhance the relevance of your institution in the 21st Century.
Should you be interested in attending the workshop, please RSVP to confirm your attendance by the latest 12th of April 2019.
African Leadership University – the hosting institution – has been recognized by Fast Company as the ‘Most innovative company in Africa’, by the New York Times as ‘one of 8 places in the world where history is being made’, and was recently featured by Bill Gates on his personal blog.