This is an annual exhibition for the Business of Education community. (Unfortunately, it has been suspended for now due to COVUID_19)
The theme is TRANSFORMING EDUCATION THROUGH TECHNOLOGY
It comes up during the third quarter of every year, usualy around November. Preparations for the 2020 edition has already begun.
EDUTEC-EXPO consists of the following 3 distinct but integral parts-
- Exhibition / Exhibitors
- Facilitate networking between stakeholders, decision makers, suppliers and Parents/ Teachers
- School Science Fair and
- Presentation of papers by stakeholders on how to move education forward in Nigeria. Plenty of opportunites abound for one-on-one interactions between stakeholders and interst groups / individuals.
The Science Fair component is where Nigerian students / schools are encouraged to compare their intellectual and technological prowess- Students need to demonstrate that they understand the problems that are facing Nigeria and Nigerian students, technological solutions to reslove this.
In the past, students had put together prototype gadgets that went on to be commercialised eg the biogass generator
Successful schools are rewarded with meaningful presents eg in 2019, a school was presented with an offline Elibrary.