Practical Insights on mEducation

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....
How COVID-19 is Testing Digital Resilience in Senegal’s Education Sector

How COVID-19 is Testing Digital Resilience in Senegal’s Education Sector

Published on: May 13 2020 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
I’ve been working to innovate education in Senegal for over ten years as the founder of CyberSmart Africa. These days, I see that COVID-19 offers a real-time...
10 Educational Technology Solutions for COVID-19 Out-of-School Children

10 Educational Technology Solutions for COVID-19 Out-of-School Children

Published on: Apr 02 2020 by Wayan Vota - 23 Comments
The COVID-19 Coronavirus global pandemic is creating a global learning crisis in addition to a global health crisis. 82% of the world’s learners are no longer...
6 Myths of Online Learning Education Programs in International Development

6 Myths of Online Learning Education Programs in International Development

Published on: Feb 14 2019 by Mary Burns - 2 Comments
Online learning is not new. And it’s been a round a long time. Yet, if my work in international education development is any indication, there are a number of...
The Design Journey: Creating a Mobile Test Prep Application in South Africa

The Design Journey: Creating a Mobile Test Prep Application in South Africa

Published on: Jun 20 2018 by Steve Vosloo - Comments Off on The Design Journey: Creating a Mobile Test Prep Application in South Africa
You’re in for a treat! This is the story of my two-year design journey to build X-kit Achieve! Mobile from my view as project lead, written with Nicola du...
Apply Now: $100,000 in UNESCO International Literacy Prizes

Apply Now: $100,000 in UNESCO International Literacy Prizes

Published on: May 18 2017 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Since 1967, the prestigious UNESCO International Literacy Prizes have recognized and rewarded 470 projects and programmes in the field of literacy for their excellence...
Profile Your Digital Literacy Solution with UNESCO

Profile Your Digital Literacy Solution with UNESCO

Published on: Feb 01 2017 by Steve Vosloo - Comments Off on Profile Your Digital Literacy Solution with UNESCO
Do you have an innovative digital solution that focuses on, or is applicable to, serving low-skilled, low-literate youth and adults, or those who cannot read or...
Pop Quiz: What Is the Difference Between mHealth, mEducation, and mAgriculture?

Pop Quiz: What Is the Difference Between mHealth, mEducation, and mAgriculture?

Published on: Nov 10 2016 by Wayan Vota - 6 Comments
I do hate sectoritis – the innate desire of development actors to isolate into health, education, agriculture, civil society, and all the other sector silos...
We Must Answer 6 Open ICT4Education Questions to Have Real Impact

We Must Answer 6 Open ICT4Education Questions to Have Real Impact

Published on: Aug 12 2016 by Jim Teicher - 2 Comments
With years of experience in attempting to effect large scale educational change, using technology, I’ve come up with six “game changing” topics (and I don’t...
5 Takeaways from UNESCO’s 2016 Mobile Learning Week

5 Takeaways from UNESCO’s 2016 Mobile Learning Week

Published on: Mar 14 2016 by Steve Vosloo - 1 Comment
The 2016 UNESCO Mobile Learning Week kicked off last Monday with a webinar entitled Innovation and quality: Two sides of the same coin? The virtual event, held...