Africa Engineering Week

When, local time: 
Friday, 1 September 2017 - 9:00am to Thursday, 7 September 2017 - 8:00pm
Where: 
Rwanda, kigali
Type of Event: 
Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Contact: 
r.sigamoney@unesco.org/ +33145683932

During this week students in schools across Africa will participate in educational activities to get a clearer view on what engineering is. The school children will be introduced to interesting career paths in engineering and they will be involved in hands-on activities. A week during which a series of conferences, seminars and workshops a foreseen.
The aim is to increase the visibility of engineering and its role in sustainable development, to encourage students to study engineering by supplementing STEM curriculum with practical engineering applications, and to incite more African countries to participate ensuring the sustainability of these efforts.