Practical Insights on Online Learning

How to Guide: Teaching on WhatsApp for Grassroots Community Organizers

How to Guide: Teaching on WhatsApp for Grassroots Community Organizers

Published on: Jan 12 2022 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
Grassroot, a civic technology organization based in South Africa, launched a first-of-its-kind leadership development course over the messaging platform WhatsApp...
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...
Apply Now: €10,000 for Inclusive EduTech Solution for African Learners

Apply Now: €10,000 for Inclusive EduTech Solution for African Learners

Published on: Sep 06 2021 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
Access to education is one of the greatest barriers to inclusion for children, young persons and adults with disabilities in Africa. The COVID-19 digital response...
USAID Guide: How to Evaluate Distance Learning in COVID-19 Response

USAID Guide: How to Evaluate Distance Learning in COVID-19 Response

Published on: Feb 24 2021 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on USAID Guide: How to Evaluate Distance Learning in COVID-19 Response
As countries around the world have closed learning institutions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, teaching and learning have pivoted from in-person instruction...
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 - 8 Comments
  The novel coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated challenges in Africa’s education system and reinforces the need for innovative and scalable COVID-19 Digital...
9 EduTech Lessons Learned During COVID-19 Digital Response

9 EduTech Lessons Learned During COVID-19 Digital Response

Published on: Sep 02 2020 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Since the onset of coronavirus, the EduTech Hub Helpdesk Team has responded to requests from DFID advisers and World Bank staff across 15 countries across Africa,...
Will the COVID-19 Pandemic Speed a Global Embrace of Online Learning?

Will the COVID-19 Pandemic Speed a Global Embrace of Online Learning?

Published on: Jun 10 2020 by Mary Burns - 12 Comments
COVID-19 is a global health disaster, a global economic disaster, and a global education disaster. As we write this, 90% of the world’s students – from...
Five COVID Response Insights for Digital Development Practitioners

Five COVID Response Insights for Digital Development Practitioners

Published on: Mar 13 2020 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
The COVID Digital Response Workshop yesterday brought together 300 digital development practitioners from governments, donors, and health systems in low- and middle-income...
4 Reasons to Get Serious About Online Training in 2020

4 Reasons to Get Serious About Online Training in 2020

Published on: Jan 16 2020 by Tech Change - 1 Comment
In January 2019, we ran our online certificate course: “How to Teach Online” for the first time ever. We had 100 participants from 30 countries and 10 guest...
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...