Opening: “The transformation of education begins with teachers” (World Teachers’ Day theme)

Nelson Mandela Hall

Co-Masters of Ceremony: Lukman Jaji, AUC IPED and Fatimata Ba Diallo, CONFEMEN

  • Key Messages from Day 1 and introduction of World Teachers’ Day theme
  • Video message by Stefania Giannini, Assistant Director-General for Education, UNESCO
  • AUC Continental Teacher Mobility Protocol, Yumiko Yokozeki, UNESCO- IICBA
  • AUC Continental Award for Teachers, AUC ESTI
  • Message from Education International in Africa, Dennis Sinyolo, EI
  • Video message from Mona Laroussi, Director of IFEF
  • Guest speaker: Jane Chipaka, 2021 finalist for the Global Teacher Prize from Malawi
  • Video message by Burkina Faso teacher


Moderator: Saliou Sall, UNESCO IICBA
Rapporteur: Professeur Boubacar Niane


  • Born to learn – the state of learning on the African continent (Antoninis Emmanouil) (10 mins) (English)
  • Lessons learned from the PASEC 2019 teacher survey (Dr Guy-Roger Kaba) (10 mins) (French)
  • Quality assurance of teacher training: priority of the PACTE for the transformation of Education (Mme Fatima Ba Diallo) (10 minutes) (French)
  • Review of Empirical Research on School Leadership in Africa (Jocelyne Kirezi) (10 mins) (English)

Q-and-A and discussion

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