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The 2nd Annual Education Innovation Africa focuses on facilitating innovative partnerships that build sustainable and impactful education programmes across Sub Saharan Africa.

Alternative education models such as informal private schools, online learning platforms, skills-based programmes and alternative delivery models are contributing to the reach of education across Africa. However, sustainable finance and investment are required to increase the efficacy, reach and impact of these programmes. Under this year’s theme ’Delivering Impact’, the event will unite key education leaders at Ministries, Educators, Programmes and Edtech companies, together with Capital Providers at PE, VC, Impact, Development Banks and Corporate Programmes to find new partnerships and models that will provide sustainable and impactful education programmes across Sub-Saharan Africa. 
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Tuesday, June 7 • 3:00pm - 3:45pm
RETHINKING STRATEGIES TO MEET THE IMPENDING TEACHER CRISIS

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UNESCO reports a global shortage of trained teachers and states that it will be impossible to educate all children by 2030. This is more so evident in Sub-Sahara Africa where there is a shortage of trained teachers in the facilities that are operating now. What steps are being taken to prepare for the large number of qualified teachers needed now and in the future? What are the barriers to enter the profession and who is addressing these to make it more accessible? With government traditionally leading teacher training, how can teacher training become a viable private sector lead business?

Moderators
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Alim Ladha

CEO, Instill Education
Education Strategist, Founding CEO at ALU, and Former Associate Principal at McKinsey Alim's strength lies in a deep understanding of how adults learn, strong experience in education strategy, and a passion for building new institutions.

Speakers
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Rebecca Crook

Program Director, Dignitas - Kenya
Rebecca Crook is the Program Director at Dignitas, a Nairobi-based educational leadership development organization serving low-fee schools through an innovative training and coaching approach.  After teaching bi-lingual primary school in California, Rebecca supported curriculum and teacher development at a network of low-fee private schools in South Africa.  She was the founding principal of the third school in the SPARK network... Read More →
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Mompati Peter Maruapula

Private Secretary to The Minister, Ministry of Education and Skills Development - Botswana
Mompati Peter Maruapula is the Private Secretary to the Hon Minister of Education and Skills Development in Botswana. He is a Communications Specialist in the areas of brand development and management, Public Relations and Marketing with a considerable experience in the education space. He was part of a team that led the globalisation of the leading Malaysian university of  innovation, the   Limkokwing University of Creative... Read More →
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Charles Msosa

Chief Director - Higher Education, Ministry of Education, Science and Tenology - Malawi
Charles Msosa is currently serving as Chief Director responsible for Higher Education in the Ministry of Education,Science and Technology. Previously served as Malawi's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York; Principal Secretary responsible for Administration in the Office of President and Cabinet; Principal Secretary in the Vice President's Office and Principal Secretary in Ministries of Natural Resources... Read More →


Tuesday June 7, 2016 3:00pm - 3:45pm
The Villa Rosa Kempinski, Nairobi, Kenya