Co-hosted by the KIX Africa 21 and KIX Africa 19 Hubs, the second KIX Continental Research Symposium will be held from October 3 to 5, 2023, in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, in advance of the African Union's Year of Education in 2024. The symposium’s theme will be "Strengthening Data Generation and Analysis for Resilient, Inclusive, and Higher-Performing Education Systems in Sub-Saharan Africa". Register to participate virtually here.
The symposium aims to:
- provide an opportunity for researchers, practitioners, and policymakers to share findings from their respective work;
- promote learning and dialogue among researchers, practitioners, and policymakers on how to use data to improve educational outcomes and
- foster evidence-based policymaking at the country level.
This symposium follows the first KIX Continental Research Symposium, which was held in October 2022 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and attracted 285 participants from 51 countries, including 41 African countries.
The KIX Africa 21 Hub is managed by the Institut de la Francophonie pour l'éducation et la formation (IFEF-OIF), which acts as lead partner, the Conférence des ministres de l'Éducation des États et gouvernements de la Francophonie (CONFEMEN) and the Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF).
The KIX Africa 19 Hub is managed by the UNESCO International Institute for Capacity Building in Africa (UNESCO IICBA), the UNICEF Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office (UNICEF ESARO) and the African Union (AU).