5th South Africa International Conference on Educational Technologies

6 – 8 April 2020

(Technology as Change in Education)

Venue: Sierra Hotels, Burgers Park, 426 Lilian Ngoyi Street Pretoria


The 5th South Africa International Conference on Educational Technologies (SAICET) 2020 is an international refereed conference that is dedicated to the advancement of practices and research on Educational Technologies.

SAICET 2020 is jointly organised by African Academic Research Forum under the auspices of Association of Academics and Researchers in Africa. SAICET 2020 aims to offer a platform for academics and researchers in educational technologies to deliberate, network and present a wide range of perspectives, scholarship, and expertise in the pursuit of excellence in education.


The SAICET 2020 topics include but not limited to the following:

Advanced Classroom Technology Flipped Classroom
Animation and 3D Systems Games & Simulations
Blended Learning ICT for Development
Collaborative Virtual Environments ICT Skills Education
Computational Thinking Intelligent Tutoring Systems
Computer Software on Education Knowledge Management
Computer Supported Collaborative Work Learning Management Systems
Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC) Tools Managed Learning Environments
Digital Identity Management Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCS)
Digital Libraries and Repositories Mobile Learning
Digital Media in Education Mobile Technologies
Digital Storytelling/Video Online Assessment
Distance Learning Online/Virtual Laboratories
Distance/Flexible Education Security and Data Protection
E-content Management and Development Social Media in Education
Educational Games Technology-Enhanced Learning
Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Technology-Enhanced Evaluation and Assessment
Educational Software User-Generated Content
e-Learning Projects and Experiences Videos for Learning
e-Learning Standards (SCORM) Virtual Learning Environments
Emerging Technologies in Education Web 2.0 and Social Networking
e-Moderating Web 3D Applications and Virtual Reality
e-Portfolios Web Classroom Applications
e-Tutoring Web Technologies and Education


Abstract/Full Paper Submission Deadline 20 December 2019
Final Paper (Camera-Ready) Submission Deadline 31 January 2020
Early Bird Registration and payment Deadline 31 January 2020
Late Registration and payment Deadline (for Authors) 8 March 2020
Conference Dates 6 – 8 April 2019

Maximum of two papers will be accepted per author

Venue: Sierra Hotels, Burgers Park, 426 Lilian Ngoyi Street Pretoria

• Prof. A. Mji, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa
• Prof. J. O. Uhomoibhi, University of Ulster, UK
• Jose Maria del Campo, Technical University of Madrid, Spain
• Prof. A. Bayaga, University of Zululand, South Africa
• Dr D. Nwaozuzu, University of Dundee, Scotland, UK
• Prof. G.O.M. Onwu, University of Pretoria, South Africa
• Dr Gladys Charles-Ogan, University of Port Harcourt Nigeria
• Prof. L.D. Mogari, University of South Africa, South Africa
• Prof. A Essuman, Methodist University College, Ghana
• Dr Danbaba Magana Na-Allah, Federal College of Education Gusau, Nigeria
• Prof. Zephrinus Njoku, University of Nigeria
• Prof CE Ochonogor, Cape Peninsula University of Technology
• Dr Chrysoula Argyris Dimitriou, Ministry of Education Cyprus
• Dr Olubukola Dada, Kwara State University, Nigeria

All papers must be submitted and presented in English and be sent in MS word format
Abstracts and papers can be submitted online or emailed to

Abstract Submission format
The abstract should provide a summary of the paper in 300 – 500 words. It should include the name of the author(s), the institutional/organization affiliation(s), and the email address(es) of the author(s).
Please indicate at end of the abstract the type of presentation (Oral or Poster) that you wish to give at the conference.

Full Paper Submission Format:
• Page size:
 A4 (29.7 × 21.0 cm)
 • Margins: 2.54 cm on all sides.
 • Font type: Times New Roman
 • Line space: Single.
 • Word Limit: The paper should be 3500 – 4500 words in length (including references, tables, graphs, and figures). Extra pages will be charged at $50 per page.
 • Title: Centered, 14 point sizes, Bold
 • Authors, affiliation: Centered, 12 point sizes, italic, superscripts of different affiliation (1, 2, …)
 • Main text: Times New Roman, 12 point sizes.

The paper should include but not limited to the following:

  1. Abstract (with 4-6 keywords)
  2. Introduction
  3. Purpose/objectives of the paper
  4. Conceptual/theoretical background or framework
  5. Methods/ techniques
  6. Results/findings
  7. Conclusion
  8. References (APA style).

Presentations will either be oral or in poster form.
Oral presentation will consist of three presentations in a 60 minute session.

SAICET 2020 welcomes theoretical and research papers on any of the areas listed above. The abstract will be reviewed by experts in the field to determine their suitability for presentation at the conference. Full papers will be subjected to double blind reviews and based on the reviewers comments the editorial board will take a decision to accept the paper or not. All accepted full papers will be published in the conference proceedings which will be issued at the conference.


The conference will offer keynote and workshop sessions by reputable scholars in educational technologies


  • Early Bird Registration (on or before 31st January 2020)
  • Late Registration (After 31st January 2020)

Registration covers all conference materials – programme, book of abstract, proceedings, Publication of one Paper, teas, lunches, and admission to all conference programmes and annual membership fee of Association for Academics and Researchers in Africa (AARA).

Participants may book their accommodation at the conference venue or any of the other hotels close to the venue.

If you have any inquiries or need further information please send us an email: saicet@aa‑ or visit our website: