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THE AFRICAN TERTIARY EDUCATION RESEARCH AND INNOVATION SUMMIT (ATERIS)

BRIEF OVERVIEW OF THE SUMMIT

The African Tertiary Education Research and Innovation Summit (ATERIS) has been developed for 19th – 23rd August, 2019 at SOAS University of London, 10 Thornhaugh St, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0XG, UK to address some of the most significant challenges currently facing leaders across Tertiary Education in Nigeria and Africa as a whole. It will discuss the latest development in the field of teaching and learning methodologies, educational projects and innovation and new technologies applied to education and research in tertiary institutions, as well as gain practical insights into improving student experience and learning outcomes. This summit is expected to be the region’s leading platform for knowledge sharing, networking and engaging with key stakeholders from the tertiary institutions.

Key Themes to be Addressed at the Summit

The following make up the key themes to be discussed at the summit:

  • Learning analytics and its effective use in Tertiary Education
  • Traditional assessment methods and their suitability with modern pedagogy
  • The evolution of learning spaces – Digital literacy and safeguarding students
  • Sharing techniques to enhance student satisfaction
  • Evolving learning spaces to meet the demand of tomorrow’s students
  • Assessing the effectiveness of social media as a learning tool
  • Beyond the textbooks: modern ways of learning
  • Evolution of traditional lectures: The role of case studies and real time scenarios in teaching methods
  • Optimizing the learning environment: enhancing teacher/student relationships
  • How best can the tertiary education system in Africa drive competitive growth in the region?
  • What funding opportunities open to tertiary education systems in the continent to effectively fund researches and quality academic programmes
  • How can the tertiary education system in Africa be reinvented to solve the unemployment crisis in the continent?

Target Audience

The programme is specially designed for different classes of people in the university administration systems which include:

  • Vice Chancellors
  • Deputy Vice Chancellors
  • Provost
  • Rectors
  • Registrars
  • Deputy Rectors
  • Deans
  • Academic VPs
  • Key Policy Leaders
  • Chairmen of Governing Councils
  • Chairmen of Academic Councils
  • Chairmen of Legislative Committee on Education
  • Programme or Project Directors

 

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