Practical Insights on eLearning

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 - 6 Comments
  The novel coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated challenges in Africa’s education system and reinforces the need for innovative and scalable COVID-19 Digital...
Apply Now: $1 Million to Improve Literacy Tech for Children with Disabilities

Apply Now: $1 Million to Improve Literacy Tech for Children with Disabilities

Published on: Jul 06 2020 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
More than 93 million children globally have a disability, and at least 90 percent of those residing in countries with high poverty levels do not attend school....
Apply Now: $750,000 Grant Funding for Education Technology in Uganda

Apply Now: $750,000 Grant Funding for Education Technology in Uganda

Published on: Feb 17 2020 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
As we’ve seen in our continued coverage of educational technology solutions across the African continent, there are multiple strategies that use ICT solutions...
6 Myths of Designing Online Learning Programs

6 Myths of Designing Online Learning Programs

Published on: Feb 21 2019 by Mary Burns - 2 Comments
It’s not just policymakers and donors who hold fast to myths about online learning, as I shared in the last post (Six Myths of Online Learning Education Programs...
Five Ways to Improve Your Online Training Efforts in Digital Development

Five Ways to Improve Your Online Training Efforts in Digital Development

Published on: Jan 16 2019 by Tech Change - Comments Off on Five Ways to Improve Your Online Training Efforts in Digital Development
Every day, we are all tasked with supporting staff in distant offices to use new and emerging technologies. However, emails, chats, and even phone calls can only...
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...
Do Not Underestimate the Online Learning Investment

Do Not Underestimate the Online Learning Investment

Published on: Feb 10 2014 by Siobhan Green - 8 Comments
When considering the cost of flying a person to Africa (plus hotel and living expenses) to conduct a training, the return on investment for online learning seems...
Worldreader Kits: eBooks in a Box for Hungry Young Minds

Worldreader Kits: eBooks in a Box for Hungry Young Minds

Published on: Jul 22 2013 by Wayan Vota - 10 Comments
Worldreader is one of my favorite organizations. They truly understand the needs of teachers and students in schools across Africa and work hard to bring relevant,...
8 Recommendations for ICT4E Intervention Success in African Schools

8 Recommendations for ICT4E Intervention Success in African Schools

Published on: Mar 02 2012 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 8 Recommendations for ICT4E Intervention Success in African Schools
A new report by Aptivate and the Centre for Commonwealth Education (University of Cambridge) suggests that there are practices that can be utilized to make ICT use...