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Call for expressions of interest: Managing organization (hub) for responsible artificial intelligence for education innovation research network in Africa

Open
Call for
Expressions of interest
Deadline
Programs
Education and Science
Technology and Innovation
Artificial Intelligence for Development
Duration
32 months
Topic(s)
Information and Communication
Science and Technology
Countries
Central African Republic
South Africa
Funded by
IDRC and the Swedish International Development Agency
Budget
CA$1.2 million
Point of contact
AI4DAfrica@idrc.ca
Type
Grant
Status
Open
Eligibility

This call for expressions of interest is open to individual organizations, or consortia of organizations, based in lower and lower-middle income countries (LLMIC) in sub-Saharan Africa with  demonstrated expertise in artificial intelligence (AI) innovations in education systems.  

Only organizations that meet the eligibility criteria outlined in the call document should submit an expression of interest to host the innovation network.

Scope

The goal of this call is to recruit a managing organization (hub) that will lead an African-based research network on responsible AI innovations in advancing education that strengthens teaching, learning, and school administrative functions. The hub will design, develop, and manage the innovation research network. The selected organization will also be responsible for supporting the competitive selection of high-quality research projects from African innovators and researchers at the intersection of AI and education systems as well as providing conceptual and technical support and guidance to the research network members.

More details

More details on this call are available on the application page of the AI4D Africa website and in the background document.

If you are eligible for this opportunity we welcome you to submit an application.