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Training: Editorial Workflow for a Competency-Based Curriculum and Digital Content Creation

Kenya Publishers Association is pleased to inform you of a two day workshop on Editorial Workflow for a Competency-Based Curriculum and Digital Content Creation. The workshop will help you understand the basics in education curriculum reforms and aims at providing members with a clear understanding on developing of curriculum materials for a competency based curriculum and digital content creation.

The Editorial Workflow for a Competency-Based Curriculum and Digital Content Creation workshop will be held on 19th and 20th September 2016 at the Sarit Centre, Seminar Hall from 8.30amand will form part of the 19th Nairobi International Bookfair activities.

Lead Trainer

Dr. David Njengere– Senior Assistant Director, Kenya Institute of Curriculum DevelopmentHe is an education researcher and curriculum specialist at the Kenya Institute of Education, which is the government agency mandated to conduct research and develop curriculum. He has extensive experience in research, curriculum design and implementation. He is an Hubert Humphrey Fellow, Vanderbilt University Tennessee also an author of children literature and school textbooks. He is currently chairing the curriculum reforms technical committee. The committee that is charged with the responsibility of conceptualizing the reforms and developing draft curriculum framework for basic education, which includes pre-primary, primary, secondary, special needs, and teacher education.

Wesley Lynch, CEO, Snapplify

Wesley is founder and CEO of Snapplify. Wesley has over 20 years experience within the publishing industry, and more broadly in mobile content strategy and enterprise mobility. He currently sits on the board of leading South African retails brands as a digital advisory. He has presented at worldwide events including London Book Fair, Frankfurt Book Fair and Book Expo America. Under his leadership Snapplify has won multiple global awards for its innovation in technology including the FutureBook Innovation Award. 

Tarryn-Anne Anderson, Operations Manager, Snapplify

Tarryn has worked with award-winning South African publishing innovations: Paperight, Snapplify and Book Dash. Her specialisation is in content aquisition, content management & general operations. Tarryn has travelled to multiple international book fairs, in London and Frankfurt, and has pitched for, and won two major publishing industry start-up competitions (Digital Minds Innovation Award, and CONTEC Startup Showcase.

Mr. John Mwazemba:

John is currently the General Manager of Oxford University Press East Africa (OUPEA) and the immediate former CEO of Phoenix Publishers Ltd (2012-June 2016).
He is an experienced editor, writer and publisher with vast experience. He has in the  past done editorial assignments for the World Bank, the United Nations (both the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa, Ethiopia, and the United Nations Development Programme, Afghanistan) and many other government and non-governmental organisations in Kenya. He is also a scholar, very passionate not only about publishing in general but also the new trends in digital publishing. He is currently a PhD student in Communication Studies (School of Journalism) at the University of Nairobi.

Who Should Attend
Leaders, including CEOs of publishing houses, Publishing Managers , Editors, & Marketers, Writers, Policy Makers, Education Funders


Registration fee:

–          KPA members: Kshs 12,500 Per Person

–          Non-members: Kshs 20,000 Per Person

Charges cover full course attendance, inclusive seminar materials, 2 teas & snacks and lunch for the two days.

Kindly get in touch with the KPA secretariat for bookings.

Deadline for booking for participation is 5th September 2016