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The Award


Award rationale

The KCA Awards highlight and recognize the quality and diversity of learning system, resources and space in Nigeria and other African Countries by recognizing excellence and innovation. KCA Awards hope to support ICT and learning initiative that are being conducted in Nigeria and the African Continent highlights the great work of ICT professionals and signal the key role of ICT education and learning in achieving sustainable development.

The KCA Awards draws attention to ICT educational Practice with reliability potentials in the African Continent context and promote sharing knowledge and expertise, In addition to honoring deserving pupils, students, individuals, government and institution. The goal is to drive awareness and inspire action among stakeholders in the ICT sector.

THE KCA DIGITAL AWARDS 2021

The KCA Awards 2021 will reflect the theme and sub- theme of the 2021 kids in tech conference by recognizing excellence and innovation, we hope to support our teaming youth’s population in their endeavors, highlighting the outstanding work of ICT professionals and signal the key role that the ICT play in the achievement of Agenda 2030 and the sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

OBJECTIVES

  • A project that represents promising achievement in the ICT sector
  • Acknowledge, encourage, motivate, reward and generate enthusiasm within the ICT sector.
  • Recognize the outstanding work and achievements of ICT professional that have improved the well-being of humanity.
  • Highlight initiatives that remove barriers, facilitate access to quality ICT education
  • Create an environment that will encourage and sustain investment in ICT

ELIGIBILITY

The KCA Awards 2021, is instituted among other consideration to recognize, encourage and motivate individuals, organization both public and private whom have contributed and distinguished themselves in various endeavors and brought about transformation and development in the ICT sector Especially.

  • Persons or institutions whom have contributed to the development of the African Continent through outstanding performance in ICT education
  • Persons or institutions whom have contributed to the development of the African Continent through outstanding performance in ICT education
  • It must be made clear that only institutions and persons with proved integrity are qualified for nominations of these Awards.

Categories of awards

This award will be honored to an individual who has made significant contribution towards the promotion and development of the ICT sector. This will unveil a personality who may have remained behind the scene but the contributions done by him/her are unprecedented and undisputed.
This award will be provided to a Tech-Startup incorporated in their country of operations and has demonstrated growth within the organization, created ICT product, services and/or a business model that can be successfully lmplemented in the long run and carries the prospect in the future market.
This award will recognize a product that is innovative and can leave a positive impact in the lives of the community while also showing the prospect of being into business for the long run. Such products, however, shall be from the Tech sector and maybe software or hardware or combination of both.
This award will applaud the charisma of the icon IT Entrepreneur who has energized a whole generation of entrepreneurs. It will recognize their achievement to move ahead and shape the ICT sector of Africa ..

* Entrepreneurs with exemplary entrepreneurial success in the IT sector for more than 5 years will be provided with this award. The nomination form can be filled by the Entrepreneur her/himself or nominated by anyone else. 

This award will be presented to a model icon woman leader of the ICT sector in Nigeria. The award recognizes and celebrates females’ contribution in the tech-industry for their remarkable achievement.
This award appreciates the achievements of private educational institutions ( School/Colleges) for their excellence in the implementation and use of ICT in digital education as an effective tool for teaching and learning activities.

Private educational institutions (School, Colleges) with exemplary success in the use of ICT in education are eligible to nominate themselves in this category. The nomination form can be filled by the representative of the nominee herself or anyone else.

This award appreciates the achievements of public educational institutions ( School/Colleges) for their excellence in  implementation and use of ICT in digital education as an effective tool for teaching and learning activities.

Public educational institutions (School & Colleges) with exemplary success in the use of ICT in education are eligible to nominate themselves in this category. 

Private Institution/organization or their specialized ICT initiatives showcasing exemplary incorporation, implementation and execution of ICT tools to serve their constituency.

Corporate or any Private institutions, company or organization with exemplary success in the use of ICT in digital governance are eligible to nominate themselves in the Private Sector category.  

Private sector companies whose core business is other than ICTs or are primarily dependent upon ICTs for its complete operations.

This award acknowledges the government organizations involved in promoting, using and enabling digital governance. Public or Government organizations with exemplary success in the use of ICT in digital governance are eligible to nominate themselves in the public sector category.
This award will be provided to organizations, agencies and individuals who are demonstrating sustainable support for the African child so that they can grow into digitally compatible human resource with global trends .Those who are supporting the general development of ICT or Digital in African communities. They can be donor or implementing organisation/s
This award is recognizing outstanding organizations or public agencies who are displaying commitment and excellence in fast tracking technological development of Africa in the socioeconomic sector. Any organization with proof of impact with their programs, products, or innovations is eligible to apply for this award category and can submit a presentation to that effect.
This award aims to recognize the innovational- promotional and educational contributions made in the technology sector in Africa by the media. Any organisation with notable impact with their program concept and delivery either as a broadcast, print and social media platform is eligible to apply for this award category and can submit a proof or means of verifications of such contribution.
This award acknowledges state Governors and regional administrators with African nations, providing or taking strong and sustainable actions to secure the digital growth and development of the grassroot and human resource base for continental relevance and viability in the 4th industrial revolution, can nominate themselves or can be nominated by others

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