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The Challenges of Teaching Literacy Skills to Somali Refugees in Dadaab

The Challenges of Teaching Literacy Skills to Somali Refugees in Dadaab

Published on: Jan 22 2020 by Guest Writer - 5 Comments
In 2017, Dadaab Refugee Camp was the sixth biggest city in Kenya, with a population of 250,000. With peace returning to Somalia, organisations like the Norwegian...
New Evidence on What Educational Technology Works for Refugees and Displaced Populations – Your Weekend Long Reads

New Evidence on What Educational Technology Works for Refugees and Displaced Populations – Your Weekend Long Reads

Published on: Apr 07 2018 by Steve Vosloo - Comments Off on New Evidence on What Educational Technology Works for Refugees and Displaced Populations – Your Weekend Long Reads
There are over half a billion children living in countries affected by conflict and disasters, making them three times more likely to be out of school than children...
A Really Bad Blockchain Idea: Digital Identity Cards for Rohingya Refugees

A Really Bad Blockchain Idea: Digital Identity Cards for Rohingya Refugees

Published on: Jan 11 2018 by Wayan Vota - 34 Comments
The Rohingya Project claims to be a grassroots initiative that will empower Rohingya refugees with a blockchain-leveraged financial ecosystem tied to digital identity...
5 Mobile Technology Trends in Humanitarian Relief Activities

5 Mobile Technology Trends in Humanitarian Relief Activities

Published on: May 12 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
2020 was a year like no other. COVID-19 digital response heightened the global need for humanitarian assistance by exacerbating existing crises and creating new...
Surprise! Technology is NOT Key Need for Refugee Entrepreneurship

Surprise! Technology is NOT Key Need for Refugee Entrepreneurship

Published on: Mar 18 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), in 2018 more than 70 million people around the world were forced to flee their homes because...
The ICT4D Guilty Pleasure: Reinventing Digital Wheels for Donors

The ICT4D Guilty Pleasure: Reinventing Digital Wheels for Donors

Published on: Feb 18 2021 by Nadia Andrada - 28 Comments
We are all familiar with the concept of reinventing the flat tire in digital development. That’s when we repackage a known failure as new innovation, usually...
New UNESCO Report: How to Deploy EduTech in Post-COVID‐19 Schools

New UNESCO Report: How to Deploy EduTech in Post-COVID‐19 Schools

Published on: Dec 16 2020 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
The COVID-19 digital response has shown the huge potential of educational technologies to support better and more extensive education and learning. However, it...
Apply Now: £50,000 EduTech Research Grants for COVID-19 Response

Apply Now: £50,000 EduTech Research Grants for COVID-19 Response

Published on: Nov 16 2020 by Wayan Vota - 9 Comments
Coronavirus related school closures have affected 90% of the world’s student population. EduTech solutions can support educational outcomes for children and Many...
5 Tips for Greater Inclusivity in Human Centered Design Activities

5 Tips for Greater Inclusivity in Human Centered Design Activities

Published on: Oct 29 2020 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 5 Tips for Greater Inclusivity in Human Centered Design Activities
Human-centred design has become something of a buzzword in the humanitarian sector. But what does it actually mean? In the simplest terms, human-centred design...
8 Promising Technologies for Teacher Professional Development

8 Promising Technologies for Teacher Professional Development

Published on: Oct 21 2020 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on 8 Promising Technologies for Teacher Professional Development
The case for better in-service technology-assisted teacher professional development in low-income countries is compelling. A major push factor is the shortage of...