African Union: Innovating Education in Africa Expo 2019

Deadline: 30 April 2019

African Union is seeking proposals for its Innovating Education in Africa Expo 2019.


Harnessing the Capacity of ICT to ensure Inclusion, Quality and Impact in Education and Training in Africa


  • The selected innovations will benefit as follows:
    • Presentation of their innovations at the Innovating Education in Africa Expo 2019.
    • Funding support to participate in the event.
    • A chance to receive the AU Education Innovation Prize.
    • Publication of the innovations in the Africa Education Innovations Handbook 2019.
    • Membership of the Africa Education Innovators Network (AEIN)
    • Certificate of recognition for Innovation

Eligibility Criteria

The organizing committee of the Innovating Education in Africa Expo therefore invites submissions that meet the following criteria:

  • The Innovation should be in the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Education;
  • Applicants should not have been previously awarded the AU Education Innovation Prize;
  • The individual submitting on his/her own behalf or on behalf of an organization must be a citizen of an AU Member State;
  • The submission must be made by the original author or developer of the innovation; or a staff of the organisation that developed the innovation;
  • The innovation must have demonstrated impact, with potential for wide dissemination in Africa;
  • The individual or organization submitting must consent to having their innovation publicised across the continent for purposes of replication;
  • Each individual or organization must submit only one innovation.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via given website.

For more information, please visit https://au.int/en/announcements/20190219/innovating-education-africa-expo-2019-call-submissions-ict-education

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  • Avatar Ola Familoni says:

    ICLED Business School based in lagos Nigeria will be interested in applying for funds to train youth on short certificate courses in ICT. This will improve their chances of employment or starting self sustainabilty businesses. Prof Ola Familoni
    Icled International

    • Avatar Reena says:

      Hi Ola Familoni,

      Thank you for your interest in the opportunity.

      You can apply for this opportunity if you fulfill the eligibility requirements. To learn more on eligibility criteria and how to apply please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!

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