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  On April 17th, 2024, mark your calendars for an event that could reshape the future of education in Africa – the AI EduHack set to take place at the prestigious Amadeo Event Center in Enugu State, Nigeria. This one-day hackathon, commencing at 03:00 AM and culminating at 09:00 PM, promises a vibrant fusion of creativity, technology, and education advocacy.
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The AI EduHack isn’t just any hackathon; it’s a platform for visionaries, educators, developers, and students to converge and ideate groundbreaking solutions using Artificial Intelligence (AI) aimed at revolutionizing education across the continent. This innovative event coincides with the South East Educators Conference (SEEC), amplifying its impact by providing participants with the unique opportunity to showcase their inventions and interact with educators not only from Nigeria but also from around the world.

Who Should Attend?

If you have a passion for leveraging technology to enhance learning experiences, the AI EduHack welcomes you with open arms. Whether you’re a student intrigued by the potential of AI, an educator seeking to infuse your teaching methodologies with innovation, an aspiring entrepreneur with a vision for EdTech solutions, or simply someone deeply committed to improving the educational landscape of Africa, this event is tailor-made for you.

What to Expect?

The AI EduHack is more than just a competition; it’s a collaborative journey towards redefining education. Participants can expect a diverse range of activities geared towards fostering creativity, teamwork, and problem-solving. Here’s a glimpse of what awaits you:
  • Personalized Learning and Assessment: Explore how AI can tailor educational content and assessments to cater to individual learning styles and paces.
  • AI & Blockchain for Education: Delve into the intersection of AI and blockchain technology to create secure and transparent educational platforms.
  • Accessibility and Inclusivity: Develop solutions that ensure equal access to quality education for all, regardless of socio-economic status or physical abilities.
  • Teacher Support and Professional Development: Discover ways AI can assist educators in lesson planning, student engagement, and professional growth.

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The Schedule Unveiled

  • Arrivals & Introductions: Kickstart the day by checking in and getting acquainted with fellow participants and sponsors.
  • Team Formation: Forge alliances and assemble your dream team as you prepare to tackle the challenges ahead.
  • Hack Time: Dive headfirst into your projects, fueled by your passion for innovation and guided by mentors and resources.
  • Hacking Ends: As the hacking period draws to a close, fine-tune your presentations and ensure every detail shines.
  • Final Pitches & Judging: Present your creations to a panel of esteemed judges, showcasing your ingenuity and hard work.
  • Awards Ceremony: Celebrate the culmination of a day filled with innovation as winning teams are announced and rewarded for their outstanding contributions.

Prizes Await

With a total prize pool of $1,000 up for grabs, including a first prize of $500, a second prize of $300, and a third prize of $200, the stakes are high. Additionally, participants can anticipate other exciting prizes from sponsors and partners, making the competition even more enticing.

Speakers/Judges Spotlight

Featuring prominent figures such as Alex Onyia and Paul Oladimeji, the event promises insights, inspiration, and invaluable feedback from experts at the forefront of the AI and education sectors.

How to Participate

Register online by April 15th, 2024, and gear up for a day of coding, learning, and collaboration at the Amadeo Event Center. Don’t worry if you don’t have a team yet; opportunities for team formation will be available. Unleash your creativity, harness your technical prowess, and embark on a transformative journey to shape the future of education in Africa.
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Final Thoughts

The AI EduHack isn’t just an event; it’s a call to action—a call to harness the power of AI to create a more inclusive, accessible, and effective educational ecosystem. So, mark your calendars, spread the word, and join us as we embark on this remarkable endeavour to hack for the future of education. For more information and registration details, visit the official website
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This article was first published on 6th April 2024


Chidiogo Shalom Akaelu holds a degree in English and Literary Studies, from the University of Nigeria. She is a freelance writer, editor and founder of Loana Press, a budding online publishing outlet.

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