Practical Insights on ICT Education

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...
Please Submit Your Session Ideas: mEducation Alliance Symposium 2019

Please Submit Your Session Ideas: mEducation Alliance Symposium 2019

Published on: Jun 20 2019 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Please Submit Your Session Ideas: mEducation Alliance Symposium 2019
When we refer to “digital literacy”, we typically think of a set of digital and information and communication technology (ICT) skills needed for workforce success...
Should Indonesia be Teaching ICT in Schools?

Should Indonesia be Teaching ICT in Schools?

Published on: Apr 14 2014 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Should Indonesia be Teaching ICT in Schools?
Did you know that Indonesia launched a new curriculum last year that removed information technology, among other subjects, in favor of Bahasa Indonesia, nationalism...
ICT in Primary Schools are Learning Tools, Not Tools to be Learned

ICT in Primary Schools are Learning Tools, Not Tools to be Learned

Published on: Feb 03 2012 by Lindsay Poirier - 8 Comments
As teachers at a primary school in the Kisongo district of Arusha, Tanzania huddled into their computer lab, they quietly scoffed at me. What can a twenty-something...
The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for January 17-31, 2012

The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for January 17-31, 2012

Published on: Jan 31 2012 by Sabina Behague - Comments Off on The Bi-Weekly ICT4D Retrospective: Important Links for January 17-31, 2012
Made in Africa: Africa’s first handheld tablet, developed by Verone Mankou of the Republic of Congo, went on sale in Brazzaville and Pointe Noire yesterday...
Why India’s $35 Aakash Android Tablet is an EduTech Red Herring for ICT Deployments in Education

Why India’s $35 Aakash Android Tablet is an EduTech Red Herring for ICT Deployments in Education

Published on: Oct 07 2011 by Wayan Vota - 15 Comments
This week, India’s Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) announced the Aakash, a “$35” Android tablet computer they are boastfully claiming...
Pedagogical Integration of ICT: Successes and Challenges from 87 African Schools

Pedagogical Integration of ICT: Successes and Challenges from 87 African Schools

Published on: Apr 15 2011 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Conclusions from Pedagogical Integration of ICT: Successes and Challenges from 87 African Schools Analysis of the data collected by the 12 national research teams...