Annual Convening


The Education Collaborative Annual Convening is the central platform for all stakeholders in African higher-ed to share innovative resources and strategies for the sector’s advancement. Held annually in June at Ashesi University, the week-long event harnesses the collective expertise of institutions and educators on ways to create educational systems that support the development agenda of the continent. 

2022 Annual Convening

After two years of operating online, the 2022 Annual Convening saw a return to regular proceedings, welcoming over 190 in-person participants to The Education Collaborative’s flagship event. The Convening also adopted a hybrid format, welcoming some 200 online participants.

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2021 Annual Convening

Held online, the 2021 Convening brought together some 300 participants from over 100 organisations and higher education institutions (HEIs) across the globe. Jointly organized by Ashesi University, KeplerCentre for Social Innovations GhanaUniversity of Gondar and Ayenit Alolom Africa, the three-day event featured plenary sessions, workshops and talks focused on entrepreneurship, employability, and diversity and inclusion within African HEIs.

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Sharing contextual lessons and experiences 

Our annual convenings thrive on identifying the needs of participants and offer expert hands-on approaches and resources from the continent and beyond. Activities and events are designed to reflect the diversity of our stakeholders and provide optimum impact for participants. There are learning opportunities for university executives, faculty and administrators, and other stakeholders

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