Conference Theme: “Education and Africa’s Transformation”

Conference Theme: “Education and Africa’s Transformation”

Conference Theme: Education and Africa’s Transformation

Monday, July 3 to Wednesday July 5, 2017 (Arrival Sunday, 2 July, 2017, departure July 6th)


Education in Africa has remained perpetually under intense focus due to the unrelenting crises in the sector occasioned by its incapacities, inefficiencies, contradictions, inequalities and inequities and a general failure to advance the vision of the African people for a better future. The optimism that greeted political independence for the possibility of an African primacy in global leadership has largely been stymied by the failure of development to take off on an upward trajectory, signaled especially by the inability of education to address the continent’s development challenges... read more


The Toyin Falola Annual Conference on Africa and the African Diaspora was inaugurated on July 4th-6th 2011 at the University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. Anchored by the Ibadan Cultural Studies Group, the theme of the conference was “Creativity and Cultural Expressions in Africa and the African Diaspora” and it attracted scholars from all over the world.  At least fifty well-researched papers were presented on various topics during the three days the conference lasted... read more




Professor Koya ogen


Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo, Nigeria


All Enquiries to be directed to:

Dr. Samuel Akintunde

Deputy Provost, ACE|  07033204788