Practical Insights on ICT4Edu

What is ICT4Edu?

What is ICT4Edu?

ICT4Edu is the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) to improve educational outcomes in developing countries. This includes hardware, software, content, curriculum, and pedagogy required for learning by students, teachers, and their surrounding communities.

ICT4Education initiatives build on various disciplines such as communication, education, psychology, sociology, artificial intelligence, and computer science. EduTech solutions encompass several domains including learning theory, online learning, computer-based training, and distance education.

What Are Successful ICT4Edu Projects?

We are constantly searching for new ICT4Edu projects for review and analysis. Please find below a growing list of programmes that use information and communication technologies to increase educational outcomes in developing countries.

Wow! 33% of COVID-19 Digital Learning Platforms Already Failed

Wow! 33% of COVID-19 Digital Learning Platforms Already Failed

Published on: Jan 26 2023 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Amid the global learning crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic, technology-enabled remote learning became a lifeline for many children and young people. However, the...
Apply Now: $25,000 UNESCO Prize for Your EduTech Solution

Apply Now: $25,000 UNESCO Prize for Your EduTech Solution

Published on: Jan 02 2023 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: $25,000 UNESCO Prize for Your EduTech Solution
We need to harness the power of the digital revolution to ensure quality education is provided as a public good and a human right, with a particular focus on the...
4 Benefits of Text Messaging Applications for Education Programs

4 Benefits of Text Messaging Applications for Education Programs

Published on: Aug 03 2022 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
The Rapid Evidence Review of Messaging Apps, SMS & Social Media from the EdTech Hub provides an overview of existing research on the use of mobile phone-based...
Please RSVP Now: mEducation Alliance Symposium

Please RSVP Now: mEducation Alliance Symposium

Published on: Jul 27 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Please RSVP Now: mEducation Alliance Symposium
The 12th annual mEducation Alliance Symposium will highlight and celebrate those individuals and organizations that help make learning wonderful. This year’s...
10 Ways Educational Technology Can Reach the Most Marginalised Learners

10 Ways Educational Technology Can Reach the Most Marginalised Learners

Published on: May 26 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 10 Ways Educational Technology Can Reach the Most Marginalised Learners
The experience of learning under Covid-19 has put the spotlight on EdTech and equity. It has reiterated that EdTech decision-makers — be they designers, providers,...
Apply Now: $15,000 Grants for Your EduTech Nonprofit Initiative

Apply Now: $15,000 Grants for Your EduTech Nonprofit Initiative

Published on: May 23 2022 by Wayan Vota - 5 Comments
Many nonprofit ICT4Edu organizations in developing countries need training, technology, and funding to successfully integrate blended learning programs or move...
6 Reasons Why We Keep Failing at Digital Development Interventions

6 Reasons Why We Keep Failing at Digital Development Interventions

Published on: Feb 03 2022 by Guest Writer - 10 Comments
Clearing out boxes of old books and reports recently, I was struck by how many ICT4D initiatives there have been over the last 20 years, many of which have simply...
How EduTech Can Increase Literacy Skills for Children with Disabilities

How EduTech Can Increase Literacy Skills for Children with Disabilities

Published on: Dec 02 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How EduTech Can Increase Literacy Skills for Children with Disabilities
More than 93 million children globally have a disability, and of those who reside in countries with high poverty levels, at least 90 percent do not attend school....
What We Know About Educational Technology Effectiveness in Schools

What We Know About Educational Technology Effectiveness in Schools

Published on: Nov 10 2021 by Mary Burns - 4 Comments
Few innovations have generated such excitement and idealism—and such disappointment and cynicism—as information and communication technology in education. The...
3 Reasons to Join the 2021 mEducation Alliance Symposium Sept 27-30

3 Reasons to Join the 2021 mEducation Alliance Symposium Sept 27-30

Published on: Sep 22 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 3 Reasons to Join the 2021 mEducation Alliance Symposium Sept 27-30
The Annual mEducation Alliance Symposium is back and better than ever! This virtual event is centered around the topic of EdTech for accelerating foundational literacy...