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10 Key Takeways from UNESCO Supporting Teachers with Mobile Technology Report

10 Key Takeways from UNESCO Supporting Teachers with Mobile Technology Report

Published on: Dec 18 2017 by Steve Vosloo - Comments Off on 10 Key Takeways from UNESCO Supporting Teachers with Mobile Technology Report
UNESCO recently released the Supporting teachers with mobile technology report, which draws lessons from UNESCO projects implemented in Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan...
A Novel Analysis of Mobile Phone Impact on Rural Farmers

A Novel Analysis of Mobile Phone Impact on Rural Farmers

Published on: Aug 16 2017 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on A Novel Analysis of Mobile Phone Impact on Rural Farmers
Many scholars have hailed the mobile phone as a tool to give farming in developing countries a new impetus. However, studies on the impact of mobile phones in general,...
Apply Now: 3.3 Million GBP for M4D Innovations in Access to Basic Utilities

Apply Now: 3.3 Million GBP for M4D Innovations in Access to Basic Utilities

Published on: Mar 20 2017 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: 3.3 Million GBP for M4D Innovations in Access to Basic Utilities
Of the 1.2 billion people who lack basic energy access around the world, 772 million are covered by mobile networks. Similar figures exist for water and sanitation,...
The Top Books Read by Youth on Mobile Devices

The Top Books Read by Youth on Mobile Devices

Published on: Mar 06 2017 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on The Top Books Read by Youth on Mobile Devices
At Worldreader, we love using data to help our readers find books they not only want to open but love to read. That’s why this year, when thinking about our...
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...
Why M&E Is LAME (Or Should Be…)

Why M&E Is LAME (Or Should Be…)

Published on: Oct 29 2015 by Matt Haikin - 4 Comments
M&E is lame…  As is MEL, MERL, MEAL, PME, and PM&E. Why do we do M&E?  To improve our work surely; but how do we improve? By learning what works,...
Wow! Myanmar is Going Straight to Smartphones

Wow! Myanmar is Going Straight to Smartphones

Published on: Sep 30 2015 by Wayan Vota - 15 Comments
A year ago, I predicted that Myanmar would be a smartphone only country. I saw the confluence of cheap smartphones, savvy people, and innovative mobile network...
Are Smartphones Making SMS Projects Obsolete?

Are Smartphones Making SMS Projects Obsolete?

Published on: Sep 21 2015 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
Are SMS projects still relevant? Are toll-free phone numbers still needed? As more and more people in developing countries have access to cheap smartphones and...
10 Myths About Girls’ Empowerment and Mobile Learning

10 Myths About Girls’ Empowerment and Mobile Learning

Published on: Sep 09 2015 by Linda Raftree - Comments Off on 10 Myths About Girls’ Empowerment and Mobile Learning
I had the chance to share some thoughts at UNESCO’s recent Mobile Learning Week. My presentation explored some myths about girls empowerment and mobile learning...
How Refugee Saharawis Use ICTs in Their Fight for Independence

How Refugee Saharawis Use ICTs in Their Fight for Independence

Published on: Sep 04 2015 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How Refugee Saharawis Use ICTs in Their Fight for Independence
The Story of Western Sahara The formation of the Sahrawi refugee camps in Tindouf, Algeria, started in 1975, when Spain sold off its former colony to Morocco and...