This year conference 2019 was hosted by the University of Lagos, Nigeria. The theme for the conference was that the African continent has made major strides forward towards attaining Education for all at the schooling level and has expanded opportunities at the tertiary level. However, political, religious and economic crisis continue to threaten our future development and, in some parts of the continent have even eroded the gains that have been made. At the same time, the education system must prepare learners for a world of employment that is increasingly global and knowledge-based and a social and workplace environment that is increasingly connected.
The DETA 2019 Conference created a platform for African educationists to deliberate on how education the African learner in an era of crises: imperatives for teacher education.
Staff from University of Lagos and University of Pretoria coordinating the Conference