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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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Wednesday, June 8 • 9:15am - 10:00am
WHAT’S THE POWER OF MOBILE TO TRULY TRANSFORM EDUCATION DELIVERY?

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79% of the Sub-Sahara Africa population will have a mobile phone by 2020. What advantage does learning through a mobile device offer students? What innovations have made strides in delivering education through a mobile phone? How has access to mobile learning apps impacted learner outcomes?

Moderators
avatar for Jussi Hinkkanen

Jussi Hinkkanen

CEO, FUZU - Kenya
Jussi holds the position of CEO for Fuzu Ltd and is one of the two founders of the company. He is responsible for driving Fuzu from vision to reality and for establishing Fuzu as the leading career management platform in the emerging markets. | Before joining Fuzu Jussi worked for Nokia and later Microsoft Devices Group as Vice President for Corporate Relations for Middle-East and Africa geography and was based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates as... Read More →

Speakers
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Brett Calhoun

Country Manager, ONE University Network
Brett is the Country Manager for OneUni in Kenya Prior to this role, Brett headed Data and Device Sales at Airtel Kenya and before that at Tigo (Millicom) Ghana. In these roles, Brett led the building of retail, mobile and partner sales channels to acquire data customers and distribute devices. Her strengths are strategy design and implementation. Before finding her calling in the tech space, Brett worked in finance, including secondary... Read More →
avatar for Professor Dr Deirdre Carabine

Professor Dr Deirdre Carabine

Deputy Vice Chancellor, Virtual University of Uganda, Uganda
Irish academic Deirdre Carabine has lived and taught in Uganda for twenty-three years. She | has recently been founder Vice-Chancellor at the Virtual University of Uganda (VUU), the first | fully online university in Sub-Saharan Africa. Prior to that she set up International Health | Sciences University in Kampala. She began her Africa adventure at the Uganda Martyrs | University as a pioneer staff member. Carabine is also an artist and published... Read More →
avatar for Kago Kagichiri

Kago Kagichiri

Co-Founder & CTO, Eneza Education, Kenya
Kago Kagichiri is the Cofounder and CTO of Eneza Education. He is an advocate for the internet-less space, having built technologies that include the last mile mobile handsets for the last 10 years. He is a Forbes’ Top 30 under 30 social entrepreneurs. He dreams in code


Wednesday June 8, 2016 9:15am - 10:00am
The Villa Rosa Kempinski, Nairobi, Kenya