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What is EduTech in Poor Countries?

Educational technology is the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) to improve educational outcomes in developing countries. EduTech includes hardware, software, content, curriculum, and pedagogy required for learning by students, teachers, and their surrounding communities.

ICT4Edu initiatives build on various disciplines such as communication, education, psychology, sociology, artificial intelligence, and computer science. Educational technology solutions encompass several domains including learning theory, online learning, computer-based training, and distance education.

What Are Successful EduTech Projects?

We are constantly searching for new educational technology projects for review and analysis. We look at academic papers, research reports, lessons learned, and major studies to learn which methodologies and technologies are effective.

Please find below a growing list of programmes that use information and communication technologies to increase educational outcomes in developing countries.

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 - 3 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 –...
Apply Now: $600,000 UNHCR Scale-Up Grants for Your EduTech Solution

Apply Now: $600,000 UNHCR Scale-Up Grants for Your EduTech Solution

Published on: Jan 04 2021 by Wayan Vota - 23 Comments
Children affected by humanitarian crises need high-quality educational technology innovations at scale to improve their lifelong social and economic opportunities. ...
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: $170,000 for Educational Technology Innovation Awards

Apply Now: $170,000 for Educational Technology Innovation Awards

Published on: Nov 23 2020 by Wayan Vota - 11 Comments
The educational ecosystem is in constant flux. New innovations are introduced, tested, and scaled. External shocks, like the coronavirus pandemic then upend the...
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...
How to Develop Work-Ready Digital Skills in African Youth?

How to Develop Work-Ready Digital Skills in African Youth?

Published on: Nov 05 2020 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Although Kevin has a master’s degree in science and had been teaching ICT to secondary school students in Kenya for over 25 years, he scored just 61% on a digital...
Apply Now: $100,000 for Your African Educational Technology Solutions

Apply Now: $100,000 for Your African Educational Technology Solutions

Published on: Sep 07 2020 by Wayan Vota - 8 Comments
  The novel coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated challenges in Africa’s education system and reinforces the need for innovative and scalable COVID-19 Digital...
9 EduTech Lessons Learned During COVID-19 Digital Response

9 EduTech Lessons Learned During COVID-19 Digital Response

Published on: Sep 02 2020 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Since the onset of coronavirus, the EduTech Hub Helpdesk Team has responded to requests from DFID advisers and World Bank staff across 15 countries across Africa,...
Will the COVID-19 Pandemic Speed a Global Embrace of Online Learning?

Will the COVID-19 Pandemic Speed a Global Embrace of Online Learning?

Published on: Jun 10 2020 by Mary Burns - 12 Comments
COVID-19 is a global health disaster, a global economic disaster, and a global education disaster. As we write this, 90% of the world’s students – from...
Apply Now: $15,000 Grants for Your Educational Technology NGO

Apply Now: $15,000 Grants for Your Educational Technology NGO

Published on: May 25 2020 by Wayan Vota - 24 Comments
The global coronavirus pandemic has closed all schools and universities in 192 countries, affecting more than 90% of the world’s learners: almost 1.6 billion...