Professor Wenceslas Nzabalirwa’s Inspiring Concluding Remarks at the 2nd International Conference on Re-shaping Education for Sustainable Development

16 May 2024

The 2nd International Conference on Re-shaping Education for Sustainable Development concluded with an inspiring speech by Professor Wenceslas Nzabalirwa, the conference convenor, at the closing ceremony. Held under the theme “Re-examining Quality Education and Professionalism in the 21st Century”, the event brought together educators, researchers, and professionals from around the globe to discuss and collaborate on innovative approaches to education.

In his concluding remarks, the Conference Convenor, Professor Wenceslas Nzabalirwa expressed deep gratitude for the passionate debates, innovative ideas, and collaborative spirit that characterized the conference. He praised the dedication and active engagement of the participants, which he noted as pivotal in making the conference a stimulating and productive event.

"This conference wouldn’t have been possible without the dedication of our incredible team, speakers, and sponsors, including the MasterCard Foundation, and of course, each and every one of you, the dedicated participants," Professor Nzabalirwa stated. "Thank you for your active engagement and for contributing to such a stimulating and productive event."

Representatives of Conference Organising Committee, Scientific Committee and PR and Communication recognised for their hard work and dedication

He then invited the chairs, vice chairs, and secretaries of the Organizing Committee, the Scientific Committee, and the Public Relations and Communication Committee to come forward for recognition, applauding their hard work and dedication. "You did a good job and we are proud of you !" he said, acknowledging their critical role in the success of the conference.

A section of conference attendees

Professor Nzabalirwa also assured attendees that all presented abstracts would be immediately processed through a conference proceeding. He extended an invitation to those interested in publishing with the Rwandan Journal of Education to do so through the usual journal channels, promising to fast-track special issues while maintaining the required quality standards.

As the conference came to a close, Professor Nzabalirwa encouraged attendees to carry with them the collective spirit of the event and a renewed commitment to shaping the future of education. He expressed his enthusiasm for the next conference and hinted at an exciting new theme to be announced.

The conference, held in Kigali, served as a significant platform for exchanging knowledge and forging collaborations aimed at enhancing education quality and professionalism in the 21st century. Participants left with a sense of accomplishment and a clear vision for the future, inspired by the collective efforts and innovative solutions discussed during the sessions.

As the conference concluded, attendees were encouraged to carry forward the collective spirit of the event and renew their commitment to shaping the future of education. the Conference Convenor expressed eagerness to see everyone again at the next conference under the proposed theme.

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