Practical Insights on Education

mLearning: A Platform for Educational Opportunities at the Base of the Pyramid

mLearning: A Platform for Educational Opportunities at the Base of the Pyramid

Published on: Apr 04 2011 by Wayan Vota - 4 Comments
Education is a key investment in human capital: no variable from 1900 better explains economic success in 2000 than investment in education. Yet today 69 million...
4 Reasons why Facebook is an Educational Tool for Schools

4 Reasons why Facebook is an Educational Tool for Schools

Published on: Dec 03 2010 by Wayan Vota - 8 Comments
Recently I helped review the use of information and communication technologies in the Jordanian public school system and I was intrigued to find that Facebook was...
The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for Oct 26 – Nov 9, 2010

The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for Oct 26 – Nov 9, 2010

Published on: Nov 09 2010 by T. Ritse Erumi - Comments Off on The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for Oct 26 – Nov 9, 2010
Welcome to the ICTworks bi-weekly ICT4D Retrospective, where we condense the last two weeks of news into a succinct list of links for your perusal. If you...
The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for Sept 1-14, 2010

The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for Sept 1-14, 2010

Published on: Sep 14 2010 by T. Ritse Erumi - Comments Off on The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for Sept 1-14, 2010
stLight.options({publisher:'b9de7637-ad14-4428-a74a-3b3ba4db6282'}); Welcome to the ICTworks bi-weekly ICT4D Retrospective, where we condense the last two weeks...
How Kenyatta University Makes $4 Million Dollars a Year with ICT

How Kenyatta University Makes $4 Million Dollars a Year with ICT

Published on: Jun 04 2010 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
When we talk of information and communication technologies in education, ICT4E, we often are focused on putting technology in the hands of students. But appropriate...
ECHOES-ICT Nkonya Multi-Purpose School-Based Resource Center

ECHOES-ICT Nkonya Multi-Purpose School-Based Resource Center

Published on: May 25 2010 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on ECHOES-ICT Nkonya Multi-Purpose School-Based Resource Center
The goal of ECHOES-ICT is to Empower Rural cocoa communities through access to local ICTs and Community Centers. Objectives: Develop one Multi Purpose School...
Are Most Investments in Technology for Schools Wasted? – a live Educational Technology Debate

Are Most Investments in Technology for Schools Wasted? – a live Educational Technology Debate

Published on: Apr 16 2010 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Are Most Investments in Technology for Schools Wasted? – a live Educational Technology Debate
The Educational Technology Debate – an initiative of World Bank and Unesco to explore the impact of low-cost ICT devices on educational systems in the developing...