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“Future-Ready Skills Day”, with Heads, Hands and Hearts

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#smallisMASSIVE!

Join us for DAY 3 of #ODA2020 on 29 October at “Future-Ready Skills Day”, with Heads, Hands and Hearts. Appropriate Education and future skills are key to develop thriving futures! Let’s focus on the future of humanity – on the young minds we need to empower and enable so that they can design their own preferred futures as part of a world they will be proud to live, work and play in.

Open Design Afrika is recommitting to our “pledge to design a better world” as we Livestream our online festival straight from the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, South Africa. Now is the time for educators and parents to action small seeds of change everywhere, to learn how to develop Creative Intelligence and future skills in every child.

Through a series of dialogues, we will explore exciting global and Afrikan examples of disruption, hacking, skills and resources required for basic education and the important future role of Design Education.

SPONSORS

Open Design Afrika Virtual Festival is sponsored by the Department of Sports, Arts & Culture; V&A Waterfront; TooMuchWifi and in associations with SMILE 90.4 FM

REGISTRATION

This day consist out of the following FOUR storytelling sessions, featuring great "inspirators" from Afrika and further abroad. Your registration for this day and the livestream link you will receive will allow you full-day access or to any of the individual sessions below. This link does not give you access to the individual virtual coffee sessions with speakers after their talk during the break. You have to book coffee session separately

PROGRAMME

2020 Inspirator Bios are available HERE

SESSION ONE: 9:00 am - 10:30 am (GMT+2)

Empathy and Emotional Intelligence

  • Alex Bell FRSA FCCT, UK: Founding Director of Portland Education, Co-founder of Xtalks
  • Blessing Akpan, Uyo, Nigeria: Co-founder of LinkOnlineLearners
  • Gabi Immelman, Cape Town, SA: Founder of MindJoy
  • Nisha Ligon, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: Founder of Ubongo, Africa’s leading kids’ edutainment company
  • Dr Anna Msowoya-Keys, Malawi: Founder of Maloto & Mzuzu International Academy

1ST BREAK: 10:30 am - 11:30 am (GMT+2)

  • Enjoy musical performances by Cape Town musicians - life stream from the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, South Africa

OR AT 10:45 am - 11:25 am (GMT+2): VIRTUAL COFFEE DURING THE BREAK WITH SPEAKERS AFTER THEIR TALK:

Book your exclusive virtual coffee sessions with above speakers for during the break: Limited seats - only 15 people per speaker. Book NOW and don't miss out on this great opportunity.

SESSION TWO: 11:20 am - 12:30 pm (GMT+2)

2020 Inspirator Bios are available HERE

The Planet, learning from nature; create flourishing environments, communities and purpose driven businesses

  • Jessica Berliner, Cape Town, SA: MD and Co-founder of Learn Biomimicry
  • Frederick Mbuya, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: Founder of Uhurulabs
  • Harri Ketamo, Finland: Founder of Headai - AI supporting and teaching us how to achieve the UN SDG's

2ND BREAK: 12:30 pm - 13:30 pm (GMT+2)

  • Enjoy musical performances by Cape Town musicians - life stream from the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, South Africa

OR AT 12:45 pm -13:25 pm (GMT+2): VIRTUAL COFFEE DURING THE BREAK WITH SPEAKERS AFTER THEIR TALK:

Book your exclusive virtual coffee sessions with above speakers for during the break: Limited seats - only 15 people per speaker. Book NOW and don't miss out on this great opportunity.

SESSION THREE: 13:20 pm - 14:30 pm (GMT+2)

2020 Inspirator Bios are available HERE

Critical thinking, Phenomenon Based Learning. Learn through play

  • Ilona Taimela, Helsinki, Finland: Founder and CEO of Helsinki Education Group
  • Piet Grymonprez, Kortrijk, Belgium: Co-founder of My Machine Global Foundation
  • Jeremy Maarman, Piketberg, SA: My Machine
  • Mbangiso Mabaso, Botshabelo, SA: Founder of Sisanda Tech
  • Bruno Songane, Geneva, Switzerland: Project Manager of Goodwall

3RD BREAK: 14:30 pm - 15:30 pm (GMT+2)

  • Enjoy musical performances by Cape Town musicians - life stream from the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, South Africa

OR AT 14:45 pm -15:25 pm (GMT+2): VIRTUAL COFFEE DURING THE BREAK WITH SPEAKERS AFTER THEIR TALK:

Book your exclusive virtual coffee sessions with above speakers for during the break: Limited seats - only 15 people per speaker. Book NOW and don't miss out on this great opportunity.

SESSION FOUR: 15:20 pm - 16:30 pm (GMT+2)

2020 Inspirator Bios are available HERE

The power, role and future of Design Education

  • Prof Mariana Amatullo, New York, USA: President of CUMULUS
  • Prof Mugendi K. M'Rithaa, Nairobi, Kenya: Former President of World Design Organisation
  • Ian Robert Marley, Cape Town, SA: Academic Head of Stellenbosch Academy
  • Jean Claude Nsabimana, Cape Town, SA: former student of Stellenbosch Academy

4TH BREAK: 16:30 pm - 17:30 pm (GMT+2)

  • Enjoy musical performances by Cape Town musicians - life stream from the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, South Africa

ROUNDTABLE SESSION: 16:45 pm - 17:45 pm (GMT+2):

  • Only 40 seats are available for this session. Hosted by Cumulus and the World Design Organisation, join the speakers from Session Four for a deepdive into the future, role and impact of Design Education.

17:45: MC conclude the day

OFFICIAL HASHTAGS: #ODA2020 #OpenDesignAfrika #smallisMASSIVE

SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR OPEN DESIGN AFRIKA

Open Design Afrika is determined to keep this platform free of charge and accessible to everyone. If possible, we would appreciate your support by making a donation to Open Design Afrika NPO. Your donation will enable our team of change-makers to continue our valuable work in democratising the sharing of knowledge, participation and skills development so that we can unlock and ignite greater Afrikan solutions and new aspirations to build thriving futures. Please use the provided QR code if you want to make a donation. The ODA Team thank you for your support.

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