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African Education Festival, Kenya 2019

The IB will host the second African Education Festival in Nairobi, Kenya on 21 – 22 February 2019 with the theme “Leading and learning in the 21st century” and with a special focus on the topic ‘’Developing Skills for a Connected World’’.

Important announcement
After discussions with our representatives on the ground, the venue, our travel advisors and in collaboration with our sponsors, we are pleased to confirm that the African Education Festival will continue as planned. We look forward to seeing you soon and celebrating the innovative approaches that the continent has in terms of leading and learning in the 21st century.


The theme of “Leading and learning in the 21st century” is designed for policy makers, principals and administrators, heads of schools, as well as leaders of educational institutions in the region.

The event’s overarching goals are:

  • To develop and enhance the capacity of educational leaders
  • To share and learn about global best practices in education
  • To enhance teaching and learning within schools
  • To create opportunities for dialogue and networking among leaders of education in the region

The African Education Festival is an opportunity for thought leaders in education to discuss current education trends, explore innovation in education practice and capture key developments in both education leadership and learning.

Find out more about the event schedule here.



Join us at the IB African Education Festival 2019 in Nairobi, Kenya.

Keynote speakers and panelists will address educators from IB World Schools and non-IB schools across Africa on this year’s theme “Developing Skills for a Connected World”.

Find out more about the festival and keynote speakers!

For more information about the IB in Africa, please visit our dedicated page.