Practical Insights on Education

6 False Narratives to Change in Educational Technology Research

6 False Narratives to Change in Educational Technology Research

Published on: Apr 13 2022 by Mary Burns - Comments Off on 6 False Narratives to Change in Educational Technology Research
If you’ve spent any time in the technology in education world, particularly in developing country donor-funded work, you probably know the general lament about...
6 Reasons Why We Keep Failing at Digital Development Interventions

6 Reasons Why We Keep Failing at Digital Development Interventions

Published on: Feb 03 2022 by Guest Writer - 10 Comments
Clearing out boxes of old books and reports recently, I was struck by how many ICT4D initiatives there have been over the last 20 years, many of which have simply...
How EduTech Can Increase Literacy Skills for Children with Disabilities

How EduTech Can Increase Literacy Skills for Children with Disabilities

Published on: Dec 02 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How EduTech Can Increase Literacy Skills for Children with Disabilities
More than 93 million children globally have a disability, and of those who reside in countries with high poverty levels, at least 90 percent do not attend school....
Apply Now: $86,000 for EduTech Innovations for South African Learners

Apply Now: $86,000 for EduTech Innovations for South African Learners

Published on: Oct 12 2021 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
As access to technology grows rapidly throughout South Africa, educational technology provides an opportunity for parents to harness innovation and rapidly accelerate...
3 Reasons to Join the 2021 mEducation Alliance Symposium Sept 27-30

3 Reasons to Join the 2021 mEducation Alliance Symposium Sept 27-30

Published on: Sep 22 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 3 Reasons to Join the 2021 mEducation Alliance Symposium Sept 27-30
The Annual mEducation Alliance Symposium is back and better than ever! This virtual event is centered around the topic of EdTech for accelerating foundational literacy...
Apply Now! $37,000 for Your Educational Technology Innovation Idea

Apply Now! $37,000 for Your Educational Technology Innovation Idea

Published on: Sep 20 2021 by Wayan Vota - 7 Comments
Equal and equitable access to quality education is one of the greatest challenges facing global society. Socio-economic status, geography, race, gender, and disability...
How Startup Companies Are Using Artificial Intelligence in LMICs

How Startup Companies Are Using Artificial Intelligence in LMICs

Published on: Aug 25 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Around the world, artificial intelligence is automating functions and making new services possible with breakthroughs in cheap computing power, cloud computing...
Apply Now: $100,000 UNICEF Seed Funding for Artificial Intelligence Solutions

Apply Now: $100,000 UNICEF Seed Funding for Artificial Intelligence Solutions

Published on: Jul 19 2021 by Wayan Vota - 9 Comments
COVID-19 has put a spotlight on the digital divide within, between countries and regions, making access to digital platforms and services a key priority to reach...
8 Findings on EdTech Solutions for Young Learners with Disabilities

8 Findings on EdTech Solutions for Young Learners with Disabilities

Published on: Jul 14 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 8 Findings on EdTech Solutions for Young Learners with Disabilities
Educational technology, arguably, plays an important role in helping to ensure children and young people with disabilities have fair and optimised access to the...
Register Now: $4 Billion in USAID Funding for African Country Programs

Register Now: $4 Billion in USAID Funding for African Country Programs

Published on: Jun 22 2021 by Wayan Vota - 26 Comments
The official USAID Business Forecast lists over $4 Billion in new funding for programs to improve health, education, agriculture, and civil society in 20 countries...