Practical Insights on Educational Technology

Pop Quiz: What Does It Really Cost to Run an ICT for Education Program?

Pop Quiz: What Does It Really Cost to Run an ICT for Education Program?

Published on: Sep 13 2018 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Pop Quiz: What Does It Really Cost to Run an ICT for Education Program?
As part of USAID’s Education Strategy and its goal of improved reading skills for 100 million children in primary grades, USAID mission staff wanted to know...
What Happened When Liberia Outsourced Education to Private Sector Educators?

What Happened When Liberia Outsourced Education to Private Sector Educators?

Published on: Aug 13 2018 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
The Partnership Schools for Liberia (PSL) program is a public-private partnership for school management between the Government of Liberia and nine education contractors:...
Why Next Generation Digital Learning Environments Are Useful for ICT4D

Why Next Generation Digital Learning Environments Are Useful for ICT4D

Published on: Jul 11 2018 by Steve Vosloo - 5 Comments
I recently participated in the Next Generation Student Success Symposium in Barcelona. The event, hosted by DXtera Institute and the Open University of Catalonia,...
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...
Augmenting Education with Artificial Intelligence – Your Weekend Long Reads

Augmenting Education with Artificial Intelligence – Your Weekend Long Reads

Published on: Jan 13 2018 by Steve Vosloo - 1 Comment
Building on the theme of artificial intelligence for international development, this weekend we’ll look at the role of AI to improve educational outcomes...
Refugee Education – Your Weekend Long Reads

Refugee Education – Your Weekend Long Reads

Published on: Nov 24 2017 by Steve Vosloo - Comments Off on Refugee Education – Your Weekend Long Reads
The surge in global refugees has had devastating effects on the education of affected children. Only 61% of refugee children have access to primary education, and...
The 5 Most Effective Educational Technology Interventions

The 5 Most Effective Educational Technology Interventions

Published on: Dec 29 2014 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on The 5 Most Effective Educational Technology Interventions
There is enormous interest and investment in the potential of educational technology (ICT4Edu) to improve the quality of teaching and learning in low and lower-middle...
Please RSVP: What Can We Learn From ICT4Education Evidence?

Please RSVP: What Can We Learn From ICT4Education Evidence?

Published on: Jul 17 2014 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
July 25 Tech Salon London – RSVP Now In August, the Department for International Development (DFID) will publish a new evidence paper exploring the relationship...
Teaching algorithms through kente cloth: a case for Culturally-Situated Educational Software

Teaching algorithms through kente cloth: a case for Culturally-Situated Educational Software

Published on: May 21 2012 by Lindsay Poirier - 1 Comment
For the past year, I have been participating in research on how software, cultural design, and creative production can be used to teach kids mathematics. There’s...
The Bi-Weekly Retrospective: Important Links for January 3-17, 2012

The Bi-Weekly Retrospective: Important Links for January 3-17, 2012

Published on: Jan 17 2012 by Sabina Behague - Comments Off on The Bi-Weekly Retrospective: Important Links for January 3-17, 2012
Educational Technology: So much talk these days about educational technology in the developing world and whether it’s really an efficient tool for improving...