Join us at Africa's Talking Open Hackathon on EdTech solutions and contribute to real change! This isn't just coding; it's about building scalable, impactful solutions for Africa's unique educational challenges. Whether you're a developer, educator, or passionate about Africa's progress, this is your chance to make a lasting impact. Don't miss out—secure your ticket today!
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About this event
Join us at the Africa's TalkingOpen Hackathon on EdTech on the last Thursday of this month, and build scalable solutions ready for the African market!
Are you fervent about spearheading innovation in the realm of EdTech and addressing the distinctive challenges encountered by educators and learners in Africa? If so, this presents the perfect platform for your aspirations! Africa's Talking Open Hackathon on EdTech solutions offers developers, entrepreneurs, and tech enthusiasts an unparalleled opportunity to collaborate and fabricate cutting-edge educational technology solutions employing the latest tools and technologies, complemented by Africa's Talking APIs.
Pioneering solutions hold the potential to transform Africa's educational landscape, and you can be at the forefront of propelling this transformation! Harness Africa's Talking's extensive suite of APIs and SDKs to come up with EdTech solutions that are not only fortified in security and scalability but also user-friendly. Seamlessly integrate with educational data repositories, e-learning services, and learning management systems to empower educators and learners with invaluable insights and the required support for decision-making.
Throughout the hackathon, you'll gain access to Africa's Talking's experienced mentors who will guide you in leveraging their diverse set of products, encompassing SMS, voice, data, and USSD APIs, to elevate your EdTech solutions. These instruments will enable you to engineer interactive and efficient interfaces that bridge educators and learners with necessary resources and services.
Prepare to showcase your ingenuity, competing for enticing prizes while garnering acknowledgement from others within the industry. The hackathon will cultivate a collaborative and stimulating environment, affording you the opportunity to network with fellow developers and forge connections that may grow into future collaborations and transformative ventures.
Join us at the forefront of the EdTech revolution and be part of transforming education in Africa. Together, we shall empower educators, learners, and educational institutions with cutting-edge solutions that propagate accessibility, quality, and progression. Do not let this moment pass you by; register now and build with us on EdTech solutions to be implemented across Africa!
Key Focus Areas:
Online Learning Platforms and Remote Learning Infrastructure
Student Engagement Tools, Assessment and Feedback
Teacher Support and Professional Development
Educational Content Creation
Language Learning Solutions, Translation and Localization
Special Needs Education
Data Analytics in Education
Digital Libraries and Resources
AI and Machine Learning in Education
Education for Underprivileged Communities
Cybersecurity in EdTech
Educators and tutors or teaching experts
Data Scientists and Analysts
Students and learners
What should you expect as an Attendee:
Access to Cutting-Edge Tools: Leverage Africa's Talking powerful APIs and SDKs, designed to make implementation seamless and hassle-free.
Apprenticeship & Support: Work closely with seasoned experts from Africa's Talking who will guide and support you throughout the hackathon as we build with you.
Networking Opportunities: Join as a member and connect with like-minded individuals, potential collaborators, and industry professionals.
Cash Prizes, Recognition and Qualify to Join our Marketplace Program: Stand a chance to win exciting prizes, gain recognition for your innovative solutions and
Impact Africa: Contribute to the agricultural and economic growth and development of Africa by providing solutions that simplify and enhance education and learning processes.
Elarianis a customer engagement framework (Customer Data Platform) that helps you build robust applications with the customer as the unit of abstraction. Elarian features robust capability in handling end to end of customer data.
Africa's Talking powers communications solutions across Africa with simplified access to telco infrastructure, developers use our powerful SMS, USSD, Voice, and Airtime APIs to bring their ideas to life, as they build and sustain scalable businesses.
Form teams where need be.
2. Building/hacking: Code in GitHub/GitLab/BitBucket and deploy in Docker/Automated CI/Travis CI/Bamboo
Note: This section needs additional setup.
Upon commit, the repository is built and deployed to an accessible web server or an S3 bucket.
3. Demonstration and Wrap-up
Teams or individuals will demo what they have hacked for feedback or adoption.
Note: Carry a laptop
Access to our Talent bench (You can get a job or a gig on the spot)
Africa's Talking community allows developers to learn skills for the modern-day African Developer. We are language and framework agnostic. All developers are welcome. This is where Africa's Talking developers community meets to build, learn and exchange knowledge.
We are helping software developers and businesses to bring their ideas to life through easy-to-use APIs quickly.