Objectives - Africa Symposium

  • Give increased visibility to recent and emerging national research, innovations, and good practices in raising learning outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa;
  • Promote inter-Hub learning and discussion between national policy actors, researchers, and practitioners within and between the KIX Africa 19 Hub and KIX Africa 21 Hub, about evidence, research, and strategies to raise children’s learning outcomes;
  • Promote the use of regional and national research in policymaking by national policy actors;
  • Strengthen the research, knowledge, and evidence bases of the KIX Africa 19 Hub and KIX Africa 21 Hub with research and knowledge from within and across countries, to bridge knowledge gaps;
  • Envision possibilities for raising learning outcomes in the face of contextual challenges, including but not limited to the COVID-19 pandemic, in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Expected outcomes - Africa Symposium

  1. National and international education stakeholders will use KIX-supported research to frame debates about sustainable, inclusive, and equitable scaling in education in developing contexts.
  2. Country representatives will strengthen their knowledge and skills, including those that consider GESI to strengthen national education systems.

  3. Country representatives will actively participate in the hub, contributing to its governance and agenda, and share relevant knowledge from their context with their hub and other country representatives in the region, including GESI-related challenges.