The African Virtual University (AVU) www.avu.org will be attending the 3rd Annual ICT in Higher Education Symposium in Johannesburg, South Africa on 29-30 March, 2012.
The AVU will be represented by its Rector, Dr. Bakary Diallo, who will be a Speaker at the Symposium. Dr. Diallo will make his presentation on the 29th March titled "Promoting Open and Distance Learning The African Virtual University Multinational Project II: continuing to contribute to increase access to quality education in Africa through the innovative use of ICTs"
About the Symposium
There have been a number of factors impeding the wholesale uptake of ICT Challenges that stem from the higher education industry which includes limited budgets, ICT access to disabilities and the youth. This has caused a significance drop in the accessibility rate given the steadily demand for higher education and ICT.
The symposium under the theme "Revolutionizing ICT to reform universities" aims to address and examine these factors and others with recognized solutions presented by the key experts within the ICT and higher education circle.