2022 Annual Convening Recap

Building the capacity of institutions to improve African higher-ed outcomes


The Education Collaborative held its first in-person Convening since 2019, bringing together over 190 participants from across 23 countries and over 60 education institutions. Also drawing from the virtual convenings held during the pandemic, The Education Collaborative adopted a hybrid format for the 2022 Annual Convening, also welcoming some 200 online participants.

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Video Recap 

Held across two venues, at Ashesi University in Berekuso and the Accra Marriott Hotel in Accra, the Convening , a five-day program, which featured workshops, plenary sessions, an executive symposium, and a commitment summit, was structured across four tracks: Ethics and Leadership Development, Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Development, Career and Employability System Development, and Entrepreneurship Pedagogy.  

2022 Convening by the Numbers


in-person participants; a 2.5x increase from 2019 Convening


higher-education institutions represented 


speakers and facilitators led 30 sessions during convening


countries represented from across Africa and beyond

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From hosting 25 people in the inaugural edition in 2017 to welcoming over 300 participants in the 2022 edition, the Annual Convening continues to grow steadily in empowering institutions across Africa to engage one another on transformational and developmental focus areas to improve educational outcomes on the continent.

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Convening Resources

Click here to browse our collection of presentations, booklets and other resources from the Convening

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