Practical Insights on Education

Apply Now: $1 Million African Digital Startup Funding and Support

Apply Now: $1 Million African Digital Startup Funding and Support

Published on: Mar 01 2021 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
A majority of failed startup companies associate poor execution, limited funding, and market access as the primary drivers of most innovative ideas. The founders...
Apply Now: $650,000 for EduTech Language and Literacy Skills Solutions

Apply Now: $650,000 for EduTech Language and Literacy Skills Solutions

Published on: Feb 22 2021 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
More than 85 percent of a child’s brain is developed by age 6 and a growing body of evidence suggests investing in high-quality pre-primary education –...
What Are Dell, Micromax Informatics, and Others Doing in ICT4D?

What Are Dell, Micromax Informatics, and Others Doing in ICT4D?

Published on: Nov 04 2015 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on What Are Dell, Micromax Informatics, and Others Doing in ICT4D?
While the rapid development of information and other technologies has brought the world closer together, it has also contributed to highlighting some of the glaring...
How SMS Messages Revitalize the Lives of Cambodian Youth

How SMS Messages Revitalize the Lives of Cambodian Youth

Published on: Oct 05 2015 by Tharum Bun - Comments Off on How SMS Messages Revitalize the Lives of Cambodian Youth
While social media and radio are two of the most popular channels among young people in Cambodia, text messaging has remained a basic mean to send and receive short-yet-useful...
Missed Opportunities in Using Tech to Fight Violence Against Women

Missed Opportunities in Using Tech to Fight Violence Against Women

Published on: Aug 05 2015 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Missed Opportunities in Using Tech to Fight Violence Against Women
Technology is a key piece in preventing and ending violence against women. As the number of women with access to the Internet and Internet-enabled devices increases,...
Top 10 Lessons From ICT4E Projects in Kenya

Top 10 Lessons From ICT4E Projects in Kenya

Published on: Jun 18 2014 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
My name is Jakub Šimek and I work as the Program Manager for the Pontis Foundation, which is located in Slovakia. Last year we started to scale up our third ICT4Edu...
New Leadership Course Prepares African Leaders for Knowledge Society Development

New Leadership Course Prepares African Leaders for Knowledge Society Development

Published on: Jul 12 2013 by Niamh Brannigan - 1 Comment
On Friday, 5th July, in one of the largest African Union Commission (AUC) initiatives in professional development, 213 mid-to-senior level Government and public...
How Can We Use Mobile Devices for Youth Workforce Development?

How Can We Use Mobile Devices for Youth Workforce Development?

Published on: Sep 05 2012 by Linda Raftree - Comments Off on How Can We Use Mobile Devices for Youth Workforce Development?
This week the mEducation Alliance* will host its second symposium, bringing together institutions and organizations that are interested in and/or supporting...
This is the single biggest success (or failure) factor in ICT4E

This is the single biggest success (or failure) factor in ICT4E

Published on: Aug 08 2012 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on This is the single biggest success (or failure) factor in ICT4E
I am Jonathan Nalder and I want to remind you of a concept made famous by early Star Trek episodes where any character wearing a ‘red shirt’ was...
Designing Effective Education Programs Using ICT: USAID ICT4E Report

Designing Effective Education Programs Using ICT: USAID ICT4E Report

Published on: Jun 25 2012 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
I’m proud to announce the publication of USAID’s First Principles: Designing Effective Education Programs Using Information and Communication Technology...