8 visitors from various countries in Africa will be coming to make professional connections in San Diego exploring the following specific objectives for the project outlined by the Department of State:
Provide an overview of current technological trends in education;
Assess the role of higher education in advancing technologies and empowering young people, especially underrepresented populations, in tech fields;
Examine partnerships between educational institutions and private business or philanthropic organizations;
Explain teacher training and continuing education on working with new technologies;
Explore policies of organizations and educational institutions that champion science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics (STEAM); and
Demonstrate how STEAM topics are integrated into existing curriculum.